Erasmus Experience in Prague, Czech Republic, by Nagore
Why did you choose to go to Prague, Czech Republic?
At first, I wanted to go to Greece but due to problems at the centre, I was sent to Prague... And thanks to my school, that took me to Prague, because I ended up completely in love with the city.
How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?
I stayed three months, from March to May and they gave me 350 euros a month, apart from the flight and the house they paid me for.
What is the food like?
The food in general is very good, the only thing is that milk and kofola is not that this very good.
Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Prague?
In my case, I found it all over the center so I didn't have a problem.
How much does it cost to live in Prague?
Prague in general is not very expensive, but according to the pace of life you want to lead.
I had the flat paid for and I spent about 450 € on food and personal expenses.
Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?
The language is very difficult to learn, but if you manage well in english you do not have problems.
What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Prague from your city?
Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Prague?
- Chapeau rouge.
Or go for a walk around the city center.
And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Prague?
- U Fleku.
- U Pivrnce.
- Naše maso.
- U Magistra Kelly.
What good cultural sites are there to visit?
- Charles bridge.
- Malá Strana.
- Powder Tower.
- Old Town Square.
- Prague Castle.
- St. Vitus Cathedral.
- Golden Alley.
- Wenceslas Square.
- Jewish Cemetery.
Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Prague in the future?
I recommend you go to Prague and get lost in the streets.
Every millimeter of Prague is precious.
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