Czech residential real estate: how to cool a buoyant market?

Czech residential real estate: how to cool a buoyant market?

By Michael Heller, RBI | After several years of stagnation at the aftermath of the great financial crisis, residential real estate prices in the Czech Republic began to recover in mid-2014. Meanwhile, the pre-crisis peak levels have been surpassed by more than 10% in...
A spa in Bohemia? Yes, and preferably a beer spa!

A spa in Bohemia? Yes, and preferably a beer spa!

Veronika Nováková, Raiffeisenbank a.s. Czech Republic | Visitors to the Czech Republic rarely fail to taste Czech beer, as it is one of the traditional symbols of the country and beer tasting therefore is on the „must do“-list of most tourists. However, you don’t need...
Wallachian frgál: from pastry fail to national specialty

Wallachian frgál: from pastry fail to national specialty

By Veronika Nováková, Raiffeisenbank a.s. Czech Republic | Loved in Czechia, exported to our neighbours and loved in Asia, Australia or America. Originally, frgál was the nickname for a kolach, a type of pastry with fruity or fresh cheese filling and raised edges,...