Useful Web Addresses



How to prep your car for an extended time in storage (two articles).

How to prepare your house for an extended absence.


AAA International Driving Permit Application

Driving in Europe Website

Driving in Czech


Czech Train and Bus Schedules


Apartment Ads:


We had great success shipping our things over with Rinkens International (  Here are some other movers and shipping companies:


Calendar of Folklore Events


Yahoo! Czech Discussion Group


Nature reserves in the Czech Republic:


U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic




Free Internet providers:

Volny (in English)

Tiscali (in Czech)


General Information

Czech Republic fact sheet - extremely useful, information on all the aspects in the country (Czech Info Center).

Czech Republic fact sheet comparable to the above-mentioned web page.

Czech Republic FAQ with many useful links.



Czech Embassy in Washington, DC: Czech presence in the U.S., Czech republic Info, "Czech the News" embassy newsletter, consular and visa advisory, events at the Embassy, Czech-related events in the U.S., as well as a number of other useful links.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic: news, consular and visa questions, basic facts about the Czech Republic (political system, economic issues, history, culture, etc.)

Prague castle with the following sub-headings: President, Office of the President, Prague Castle Administration, Information about the Castle.

Government of the Czech Republic: Office of the Government, Government councils, committees, commissions.

Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament: members, committees, parliamentary clubs, documents, office of the Parliament.

Senate of the Czech Parliament: senators, commissions, documents, information.

Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic.

Links to the web sites of many cities and regions in the Czech Republic.

Prague City Administration: maps of the City, City districts, new from the City administration, City transportation hints.

Brno City info server: General information

(Some more web pages are in Czech but easy to follow with a dictionary: , ,


Higher education and research institutions            Charles University, Prague           Masaryk University, Brno            Palacký University, Olomouc              University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice             University of West Bohemia, Plzeň            University of J. E. Purkyně, Ústí n. Labem             Ostrava University, Ostrava              Silesian University, Opava              University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno             University of Economics, Prague             Higher School of Teacher Training, Hradec Králové           University of Pardubice, Pardubice            Czech Technical University, Prague           Technical University in Brno          University of Chemical Technology, Prague             Technical University of Mining and Metallurgy, Ostrava            Technical University, Liberec             Czech University of Agriculture, Prague          Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno         Academy of Performing Arts, Prague             Academy of Fine Arts, Prague           Academy of Arts, Architecture and Industrial Design, Prague           Janáček Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Brno             Tomáš Baťa University, Zlín             Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and   links to its individual research institutes


Economy and Investments

CzechInvest, an agency of the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade: investment opportunities in the Czech Republic, investment background information, data on Czech economy.

Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic: Chamber services including international links.

Prague Stock Exchange.

Czech National Bank: daily exchange rates of the Czech crown.


Media and news

Czech News Agency with a number of excellent links to Czech publications and organization.

Prague Post, English-language weekly: relocation information, tourist information, local and regional news, cultural events, etc.                                             

Radio Prague Czech links (arts & humanities, business & investment, computing & internet, education, entertainment, general information, life & style, news & references, radio links, shopping, sports & recreation, travel)

Central European news, information, and links.



National Museum of the Czech Republic: history of the museum, information on permanent and traveling exhibits, magazines and publications, concerts and lectures, links to other major Prague museums and historical sites.

National Gallery in Prague: museum's art collections, current and previous exhibitions.

National Library of the Czech Republic.

Czech Museum of Fine Arts in Prague: museum's art collections and exhibits.

Jewish Museum in Prague: exhibitions, news, education and cultural center, visitor information.

National Theater in Prague: tickets, information and history of the Theater.

Prague Spring Music Festival: program and venues.

Ticket sales and program of cultural events in the Czech Republic as well as useful links to tourist information services.



Guide to the Czech Republic published by Lonely Planet.

Czech Airlines: time tables, air tickets online.

Train and bus time tables.

Full catalogue of hotels in the Czech Republic with hotel pictures, description, prices, and location maps (many prices are at a discount found only via this web site).

Prague Information Service: Tourist information, translation and interpretation services, tours and excursions, etc.

Sports in Brno (Sportovní kluby – Sport clubs, Sportovní odvětví – Different sports, Sportovní zařízení – Sport facilities, Turistické možnosti – Hiking)

Brno district

Brno dam and surroundings

Moravian Karst

South Moravia region



Czech-language search engine.

Telephone directory to the Czech Republic: search by name, city, address, or business.

Some real estate agencies.

Job listing in the Czech Republic.