When the world’s pandemic is at its peak and some industries have difficulties with employing people, everybody is trying to make money in any way possible, at least to make ends meet. Nowadays, a very popular way of making easy money among expats in the Czech Republic is being a taxi driver. The reason is simple – practically the only thing you need is a car and a driving licence. Wonder what are the requirements for becoming a taxi driver? Go ahead!
Bára and Mohy are a couple living in the Czech Republic with truly a great zest for life. As you may have noticed, the couple is of mixed nationality. Bára is Czech and Mohy comes from Syria and they live together in Prague. Now this international couple may have a solution for those who struggle with finding a job in the Czech Republic or are not students anymore and may find choosing the right kind of residence permit difficult.
Winter swimming is not just a passing trend, even though it might seem so when we see photos of half-naked celebrities filling their Instagram showing their frozen smiles with the winter landscape in the background. Winter swimming has a long history starting when its beneficial effects on the human immune system have been confirmed.
The Czech coronavirus travel map, also known as Coronavirus Traffic Light System, will see some major changes as of Friday, February 5. The most noticeable of these changes is a completely new category of countries being added. This was announced on Monday, February 1, only a few days after conditions for travelling into the country were tightened due to the more contagious British mutation of COVID-19.
All travels to the Czech Republic for non-essential purposes are now banned as decided by the government on Thursday, January 28. Without an essential purpose, foreigners won’t be, therefore, allowed to arrive in Czechia. This measure was announced on Friday and came into effect already on Saturday, January 30, 12:00 AM. It will remain in place until stated otherwise along with the other countermeasures which are now in effect.
Limited family visits, accommodation facilities available only upon confirmation of business trips or banned markets. Those are just a few of the restrictions The Chamber of Deputies’ agreed on, yesterday, on January 28, at a government meeting. New measurements are in effect from Friday midnight – January 30.
Did you know that after 5 years of continuous stay in the Czech Republic, every foreigner can apply for a permanent residence card? By obtaining permanent residence, an individual gets almost the same rights and responsibilities as a citizen of the Czech Republic. Keep reading to find out more about the permanent residence card.
Last week on Brno Instagram we prompted you with a question ‘what is your favourite café in Brno?’ The intention was to support both our and your favourite businesses and of course to unfold new places where to enjoy the beverage of mortals: the coffee! Have a look through your top picks of Brno’s hidden coffee gems.
The Czech Chamber of Deputies has extended the state of emergency by three weeks, that is until February 14. The government’s original proposal was to extend the state of emergency by one month exactly, which was, however, rejected. The Chamber of Deputies’ meeting was also disrupted by an incident caused by one of the MPs.
After six years of consideration, the Czech Ministry of Education has decided to make Czech language exams more difficult for expats interested in getting a permanent residence permit. This means that instead of passing a level A1 language exam expats will have to prove their knowledge of the Czech language at level A2.