If you’ve lived in Prague as a foreigner for a while, you may notice some of your habits start to change. But there are still some things that will always elude you…
How you know you’re no longer a foreigner in Prague:
- You haven’t walked across Charles Bridge in over six months.
- You refuse to pay more than 30 crowns for a beer.
- You are no longer offended by rude waiters.
- You’ve started bringing your own slippers when you go to other people’s houses.
- If a stranger tries to make eye contact with you, you steadfastly refuse to meet their gaze.
- As soon as it gets to October 1st, you vacuum pack all your summer clothes away and start wearing your winter coat, no matter the actual temperature.
- You have developed a mysterious fear of draughts, and believe they have magic illness-causing properties.
- You’ve started curing every ailment with slivovice.
How you know you are still not Czech:
- You don’t go mushroom-picking.
- You don’t have a weekend house in the countryside.
- You miss vegetables that aren’t cabbage.
- You still don’t think a slab of meat on its own counts as a meal.
- You don’t dress up to go to the opera.
- You point-blank refuse to wear socks with sandals.
- You still can’t say ‘ř’.
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