#LifeInCzechia Applying for a Schengen visa can be overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time. In this blog post, I’ll share my personal experience of obtaining a Schengen visa for the Czech Republic while studying abroad in Türkiye. Specifically, I’ll focus on applying for a short-term visa for an internship. Choosing the Right Visa: Before […]
#LifeInCzechia News regarding the compulsory health insurance! The insurance monopoly of PVZP (a subsidiary of the General Health Insurance Company of the Czech Republic) is now canceled. Foreigners from non-EU countries who have long-term or permanent residence in the Czech Republic can now choose the insurance company on their own.
#LifeInCzechia Public transport is cheap, environment friendly, and efficient… But there is nothing like the freedom of just driving your car directly to your destination. Plus, a car is a necessity in secluded areas, for families with children, and for overall comfort. It can also help you get a job! What do you need to do to obtain one? Find out in our article!
#LifeInCzechia For readers of any faction it’s not always feasible to continuously purchase books. In those cases it’s vital to know about other resources that will sate their curiosities like libraries. In the city of Brno there are several options of public libraries where anyone is welcome including expats. In this blog post we’ll be exploring which public libraries accept foreigners, the amenities they offer, and the hours of operation.
#LifeInCzechia Moving to a new place can be an exciting adventure, but it also comes with a unique set of challenges, including the potential strain on your mental health. Adjusting to unfamiliar surroundings, building new relationships, and coping with the upheaval can be overwhelming. However, by prioritizing self-care and implementing strategies to support your mental well-being, you can navigate this transitional period with greater ease.
#LifeInCzechia One skill that I’ve been taught that is important to have is the ability to be comfortable being uncomfortable. What I mean by this is having the ability to adapt and persevere in new situations. While it’s common to immediately seek comfort and familiarity, it’s important to recognize the value in embracing discomfort and stepping outside of your comfort zone. Your mindset will change in a positive way when you learn the ability of being comfortable being uncomfortable.
#LifeInCzechia When traveling around Czechia you’ll need to figure out which type of transportation is best for you to get around. In doing so you’ll find that there are several options. Planes, trains, buses, trams, the list goes on and on. Depending on where you’re attempting to travel, the location will affect the number of options that you have to choose from, so it’s very important that you do research on how to get to the destination and how you’ll get around while you’re there.
#LifeInCzechia When traveling to a new place, particularly if you’re unfamiliar with the language, it is essential to acquire a basic understanding of a few phrases in the local language. This can create a deeper connection between yourself and the culture, people, and your own experience. You don’t need to memorize all of these phrases […]