As a European citizen, you have probably noticed there is little difference between Czech culture and other European countries and maybe even non-European countries. However, these are the little details that make Czech culture so unique. Have you seen the impressive number of dogs in the streets or the famous socks in sandals the locals wear basically any season of the year? In this article, I share my experience as a French expat in the Czech Republic. Let’s dive into these particular Czech traditions together!
Author: Estelle Loussouarn
Protect Yourself: Subscribe to Insurance for Expats when Moving to Czechia
Have you thought about getting insurance before relocating to the Czech Republic? If not, then add it to your to-do list! Insurance isn’t usually something you have on your mind until you really need it. Or, in other words, before it’s too late. In fact, Comprehensive Health Insurance is mandatory for foreigners coming to the Czech Republic to receive a visa. Additionally, you can subscribe to liability insurance to cover health, property, or financial damage you may encounter during your time in the country.
In Need of Expat Services in Ostrava or Other Cities? We Can Help!
Wherever in the Czech Republic or even the Slovak Republic you are, we are here for you! While our offices are currently located in Prague, Brno, Olomouc, Pilsen & Hradec Králové, our services are available throughout all of the Czech Republic and also in Slovakia.
Becoming Unstoppable: Keep Going and You Will Find A Way
Life throws us many challenges to the point where living can sometimes feel like a Sysiphian boulder we are rolling up a hill for eternity. But the truth is different. Often, all that’s staying in our way is ourselves. What’s important is that we don’t back down from a challenge and that we don’t give up. If you persevere and focus on finding new ways of succeeding, you will, ultimately, find your way up. And that’s exactly what we did last spring when COVID-19 hit Czechia.
Beautiful Industrial Style Apartments in Brno with No Commission
Looking for a sophisticated place to live in Brno? We found the perfect gem for you! These 24 new and fully-furnished apartments are a real piece of heaven, located close to the city center, at the edge of Cejl. Besides, it’s a practical and gorgeous-looking interior and you will have everything you may need at your fingertips. The building is less than a 5 min walk to several public transports stops, Vlněna Business Center is only a 15-minute walk away, and there are food stores all around. The cherry on top: there is no commission to be paid for these 1-bedroom flats!
Janáček Theater: Online Premiere of a New Production of Verdi’s Famous Opera Nabucco
Do you miss your evenings at the theater? Luckily, this is gonna change! Janáček Theater has decided to make the premiere of their latest production of Verdi’s Famous Opera Nabucco available online. And since our collaboration with the National Theatre Brno, we are inviting you to this performance which will be available for viewing for 28 hours – between 19 May at 7:00 p.m. to 20 May at 11:00 p.m. The opera is a new adaptation starring the amazing world-renowned soloists Dalibor Jenis, Csilla Boross, and Enrico Casari.
Being a Newbie French Expat in the Czech Republic
Moving to another country is always challenging. It’s like taking a big leap into the unknown. Everything becomes new and unexplored. The best way to limit stress or bad experiences is to prepare yourself as well as possible for this new adventure. As a new expatriate in the Czech Republic, I don’t necessarily have the required hindsight on some topics, but I will share with you my first impressions of the country.