Visas: Citizens of Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and the US are among those not required for tourist stays of up to 90 days (or at all for EU nationals); some nationalities need a Schengen visa.
Local transportation: It is easy to get around by foot within the old and new city, from Wenceslas Square to the Old Town Square, or from the Old Town to Charles Bridge and the Castle District.
There are three metro (subway) lines that operates daily from 5am to midnight. You can buy tickets from machines at metro stations and some tram stops (coins only), as well as at DPP information offices and many news stands and kiosks. Note: you must validate (punch) your ticket before descending into the metro or on entering a tram or bus (day passes must be stamped the first time you use them).
Buses don't have much use in the city centre since they cannot enter the city centre, but is useful to get to the airport, parts of Žižkov and operates in areas not covered by tram or metro. Runs 4.30am to 12.30am, plus limited night service.
Try to avoid getting taxi on the street (public transportation is always the better option in Prague) and if you have to, try to negotiate the price in advance. If you take taxi on the street, you should know that maximum price designated by city council per kilometre is 28 CZK/km (approx 1,3€). Uber is available in Prague.
Where to buy a SIM card: There are three telcos in Holland: 02, Vodafone and T-Mobile. SIM cards are available in the stores of the network operators or in many supermarkets. Recharge vouchers can be bought at many kiosks, post offices and petrol stations.
Popular areas: Praha 1 (Castle District, Old Town, New Town), Praha 3 (Žižkov)
Popular food: Knedliky (dumplings), Palačinky (Czech pancakes)
Prague is on of Europe's most beautiful cities, and is famous for the picturesque architecture, Bohemian art scene, and exceptional beer. Wander down cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards that lead to local bars and cute cafes. Explore the priceless artworks that are hidden in its dozens of museums and galleries.
Prague is generally safer than most cities of the same size. Women digital nomads should take the usual precautions — walking along busy streets, staying aware of my surroundings, and not wandering drunkenly through dark alleys. Pickpockets and property crimes are common.
Prague is one of the most popular digital nomad destinations at the moment. Many digital nomads are attracted to Prague due to the low cost of living, fast internet speed, ease of using English and its central location in Europe.
The best times to visit Prague are the spring and the fall when the weather is mild and the tourists are few. July and August are Prague's warmest and statistically driest months. November to March are the winter months and the days are shorter and it gets dark between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Coworking Spaces in Prague
Cafes with wifi
Don't want to work at a coworking space? Check out these cafes with wifi instead.
This historical walking tour of Prague sets out in the morning from the UNESCO-listed Old Town Square. Gaze at the medieval astronomical clock and stroll across the Charles Bridge with your informative guide. View other prominent landmarks such as the Church of St Nicholas and ride the tram to Pražský Hrad (Prague Castle) during your three hours of sightseeing. Check reviews, dates and prices, etc.
Discover the city of Prague by bike. Hop on a supplied bike and pedal around the city’s iconic landmarks as your guide shares interesting trivia and tales about the sights. See the imperious Old Town Square and statue-flanked Charles Bridge, take photos of mighty Prague Castle and other must-sees, and stop midway for a drink beside the Vltava River. Check reviews, dates and prices, etc.
Sightsee with the Prague City Pass and enjoy skip-the-line entry to selected Prague attractions, savings and more. Simply collect your card and enjoy skip-the-line entry to top attractions at Prague Castle and Prague Jewish Museum, plus a panoramic coach tour and relaxing sightseeing cruise along the Vltava River. Your card also offers valuable discounts at other sights, and deals on city activities and services, including airport transfers. Check reviews, dates and prices, etc.