MeetUp with me is a new event series that caters to expats and locals looking to network and meet new people. While the event is a particularly great environment for singles to meet other singles, it is also a place where people can come and make new friends and contacts. Last week, Foreigners.cz in partnership […]
As a member of the Prague team with Foreigners.cz, I’m always looking for opportunities to visit our neighboring locations. The August MeetUp in Pilsen seemed like the perfect opportunity to get to know my fellow colleagues and visit the town famous for creating the flavorsome; Pilsner Urquell beer.
From July 27th to July 30th, it was the Foreigners.cs Summer Session. It took place somewhere one hour and a half from Prague. I think everyone attended this event. The aim of these sessions is to better know each other, but also to share ideas on how to improve skills. They also organize a session during winter.
First, on June 12th, I went to the Grand Opening English stand-up comedy at Metro Music & Bar. This show, produced by Dominik Ozdian, is already very popular in Prague. Indeed, according to I heard, the Prague audience was really receptive to those comedians jokes. This show that provoke more and more interest among the Expats community, was amazing!
My decision to come in Czech Republic was a last minute decision. I’m supposed to be in the UK right now. Indeed, few months ago, I was looking for an internship abroad and all know how it is difficult to find a company that will suit you and will accept to take you for just 5 months. I never thought about coming here because it didn’t really attracted before. But when I’ve been the opportunity to come here, I did have a moment of hesitation. So I made some research before saying anything talk with one of my friends that lived in Prague during a few months. I have been given the answers that I needed to take my decision.
Last week, I attended my first MeetUp ! The event took place in a restaurant in the city center of Brno.
You don’t remember or don’t know what a MeetUp is ?
Well, a MeetUp is an event that gather all foreigners.cz and partners around drinks and food. The aim of this event is to meet new people, share impressions about Brno or Czech Republic. It is also an occasion to know the foreigners.cz team out of the office.
Tuesday, I had my first mini-MeetUp. I didn’t know exactly what it implied. Basically it is a meeting that gathers people from foreigners and people that have a link with foreigners. So during this meeting you will find people from different countries. It is about spending a great time around a glass of wine.