Confidence and Courage: Women’s Leadership Empowerment Conference is Coming on 8–10 March!

#ForeignersRecommends Ladies, when was the last time you felt truly confident? International Women’s Day is around the corner, so it’s time to think about how we can empower ourselves and other women to feel good, especially as expats living in a  foreign environment. Prague Training Academy proudly announces the second Women’s Leadership Empowerment Conference, taking place on 8–10 March 2023 in a hybrid format. Are you in?

Temporary Protection, Sufferance Visa and their Extensions – All You Need to Know

#ImmiUpdatesCzechia Are you a Ukrainian refugee? It’s 2023 and that means your Temporary Protection visa is about to expire. But no worries, this visa can now be extended until 31 March 2024 thanks to the new Lex Ukraine amendment. How and when to extend your visa? And how to find out which visa you have? Read on.

Black Spots on the Wall: Beware of Mold to Save Your Health and Money

#LifeInCzechia It’s winter, which means we’re all in danger of getting mold. Us Czechs are used to heating and airing out every day to make sure our homes don’t get too damp. However, you as foreigners might not be as accustomed to this. In this article we’ll explain how to properly air out your rooms to avoid getting mold. We’ll also give you tips on how you get rid of it if you do find it.

Lex Ukraine IV: Refugees Can Now Extend Temporary Protection in Czechia until 31/3/2024

#LatestNewsCzechia Good news for Ukrainian refugees! You now have the option to extend your Temporary Protection (TP) until 31 March 2024! The Czech government has finally passed the new amendment of Lex Ukraine, known as Lex Ukraine IV. How do you extend? And what is the deadline for extension? We’ve summed it all up for you.

Data Mailboxes Mandatory for All Self-Employed from 1 January 2023

#LatestNewsCzechia Are you self-employed? Then you should familiarise yourself with Data Mailboxes, because you will have it set up automatically from 1 January 2023. In this article, you’ll learn about what is a Data Mailbox, what are the advantages and benefits of owning one, and who is obligated to use it.

We are rebranding! A Peek Behind the Scenes of our New Visual

#ForeignersTeam After more than 13 years in business, we have decided to change our visual! And we are in love with our new corporate identity! The light green colour was replaced by a more sophisticated dark green. Why did we opt to do this? And what is involved in a change like this? You can read all about this in the following article!

Advent Wreaths, Midnight Mass, and Who the Heck is Ježíšek? Czech Christmas Explained

#LifeInCzechia Christmas is upon us and even though the majority of Czechs is irreligious and doesn’t go to church, we sure do love our Christmas traditions. In this article you’ll learn about how we celebrate Advent, get some tips on where to attend Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve in your city, and finally find out who is Ježíšek and how can a small baby deliver all these presents anyway?

Rights and Rules of EU Citizens Living in Czechia

#LifeInCzechia Are you a citizen of the European Union living in the Czech Republic? Or perhaps you’re only just considering moving here? Although it may seem like you don’t need to worry about too much, there are some rights and rules you should know about if you want to live in Czechia. From employment to elections, we’ve summed it all up for you below.

It’s Never Too Late to Start Again: Interview with Foreigners’ Marketing Intern Leman Oktay

#ForeignersTeam Leman Oktay (originally from Istanbul, Turkey) decided to press pause on her career in architecture to pursue marketing. And because she had fallen in love with Brno during her Erasmus stay, she didn’t have to think twice about the location of her internship. As a PR & Marketing intern at Foreigners, Leman has gained experience in content and copywriting, social media management, public speaking, communication, and more. Learn about her story in this article.

Heating Season is Here: Latest Updates on Energy Prices in Czechia

#LatestNewsCzechia As you probably know, the energy crisis in Czechia isn’t going away anytime soon. And with the heating season starting earlier this year, things might get financially difficult for some households. This article sums up how the Czech government is fighting energy poverty and what you can do at home to stay warm without going bankrupt.