November 11 is known as the Saint Martin’s Day. What customs are observed by Czech people and what can you hear about St. Martin?
Pumpkin carving, scary costumes, parades with lanterns. Halloween has been celebrated in the Czech Republic as well, although it’s not a traditional Czech holiday. The reason might be commercial but it is also because of many expats in the Czech republic who come from a country where Halloween is an inseparable part of the culture. The […]
Moving to a different country implies many challenges. Leaving a safe shelter of homeland, facing a new job, looking for an apartment, and, last but not least, making new friends. When you decide to move to a new country it might be based on the fact that some of your friends or family members has […]
Two days of exhibitions, discussions, workshops and mainly, live music played by people who came to the Czech Republic from many different countries. The ExpArt Fest which takes place at the end of October in Brno is organised by a group of enthusiasts who, being foreigners themselves, want to expose the work of foreign artists […]
Chilly fall weather drives us to move our activities indoors. One option to broaden your horizons is to visit some of the fairs taking place across the country at this time of year. The International Engineering Fair The Brno Exhibition Centre currently hosts the International Engineering Fair (MSV), which is the leading industrial trade fair […]
You might have noticed small stalls flanking the streets and roads of Czech cities offering something like wine. This „something“ is burčák, the partially fermented young Moravian wine that appears on the market at the end of August and early September. Burčák is an inseparable part of the fall in the Czech Republic, especially in […]
Created by locals, Prague Superguide is an essense of common knowledge about the Czech capital city and its gems. Main idea of Superguide is to make tourists feel like locals. Which is why 140-page pocket-size book contains information on gyms and parks, as well as restaurants and live music venues. Mira Vales, the author of […]
The fact is that you are a negotiator. Like it or not, negotiation is a part of your life and everyone negotiates something every day. However, negotiation is different in different cultures. So what could be the differences? And what could be the common misunderstanding in every cross cultural negotiation?