Some of us go abroad for studying, working or perhaps when following our life partner to their homeland. Some of us like to travel far and long to discover unfamiliar corners of the world. Reasons for leaving a home country are many but they all have connecting elements, not all of them necessarily being pleasant and commonly talked about – cultural shock, loneliness, even depression can hit once you root yourself out of the familiar land and try to plant yourself in a new geographical and cultural environment.
Mould in Your Flat Presents a Great Risk for Your Health. How to Deal With It?
Mould is a fungus and, as typical in these tiny organisms, you may observe it growing in humid corners despite your careful regular cleaning and maintenance of your house. As you might already know, it can cause a lot of damage to the walls and furniture, but worse than that, it can cause breathing and skin problems if you are in contact with it regularly. For these reasons, you should be mindful and try to prevent mould appearing in your house in the first place.
Coronavirus in Czechia: Where Face Masks Remain Obligatory and Which Borders Are Open
Since the COVID-19 situation in the Czech Republic is developing in a positive way, the Czech government continues to relax some of the last countermeasures introduced to stop the COVID-19 from spreading. So what changes did the last two days, May 25 and May 26, bring? Find out in this article!
Our Relocation Consultant Michal: Whatever You Do Give It Your Best
Recently, we acquired a new member in our Foreigners family, who has been with us for two months now as a Relocation Consultant and counting. Michal Macko is from Slovakia and he has been living in Brno for eight years.
Most of Czechs are Pretty Normal, Says Our Expat & Immigration Consultant Oldrich
Today, we have the pleasure to get to know Oldrich Lang, our Expat & Immigration Consultant in Brno, a little bit better. Oldrich, or so-called Olda, has been working at Foreigners for the past eight months. He is 30 years old, living with his girlfriend and their dog Tedko. Originally, he comes from a small town of Hustopeče, located in the South Moravian Region. But for about the last 10 years he has been living in Brno, except for two years, when he was traveling in the US, Canada, and New Zealand.
Czech Center New York Has Found a Way to Do Public Diplomacy Online
In reaction to the ban on mass gatherings as one of the measures to stop the spread of coronavirus, many individuals, organizations, and companies had to shift holding events from the offline environment to the online world. We, at Foreigners, did it, and so the Czech Center New York, an institution introducing Czech culture to the audience in the most populous city in the United States.
Impact of Coronavirus on Real Estate in Czech Republic
Recently, we held a live-stream on our Facebook page in which we talked about how the current situation has been affecting renting, selling, and purchasing apartments and houses in the Czech Republic.
For those of you who prefer reading instead of watching the stream, we present a summary of the stream.
Post-Quarantine: Better Days Are Yet to Come & Trips to Nature
My internship in the Czech Republic didn’t turn out to be quite close to what I’d expected when I was applying last year. I was looking forward to taking advantage of living in central Europe and traveling around. But who could predict such an outcome either way? A pandemic? Really? Are these the 90s or something?
Two months. Two months in complete lockdown, in a state of an emergency, with borders closed, masks, disinfectants, one-usage gloves, hospitalizations, even deaths, and many more repercussions. But every storm subsides. This quarantine did too. Patience was the key to it all. Patience, positivity, and a well-structured routine to get through your day.
Domeq Brings New Service to Tenants – Fitness Room!
DOMEQ in Brno takes another step (or should we say jump) to provide the best care for its tenants! A longed-for fitness room is finally here to help Domeq tenants kick-start their day each morning with some nice work-out.
No Orientation Skills, No Problem. Even in a Foreign Country
If you need to know one thing about me, that is, I have zero orientation skills. None. And that’s a fact. Maybe I even like it that way since every day is kind of a mystery. You never know where I might end up at. It might be a complete disaster or an awesome story to tell. For example, I’m living for a while now as an expat in the Czech city of Brno and I still keep getting lost all the time.