New Beginnings Are the Best Way to Start Your Dream Life: The Story of Ariana from Mexico

#ForeignersTeams My name is Ariana Saucedo, I am from Mexico City, and I have been living and studying in the Czech Republic for the last 3 years. I am currently working as a PR and marketing Intern in Foreigners and I am also the promoter and media ambassador for the program Study in the Czech Republic. With this article, I invite you not to quit your dreams just because you are scared and to fully live your expat adventure.

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!

“I enjoy making order out of chaos.” Interview with Chief Operating Officer Alena Holubcová

#LifeinCzechia She’s always been interested in how things work. She’s also one of Foreigners’ oldest employees. Alena Holubcová brings innovative solutions to already established processes to increase their efficiency. As such, she ends up saving herself and her colleagues hours of work. In the interview, she explained what her position entails and what she enjoys the most about it. 

Moving to Czechia: Types of Apartments Foreigners Should Avoid

#LifeinCzechia Moving to a different country can be stressful in itself. However, there are certain types of apartments that might complicate the process of moving even further. The main reason is that with particular apartments, it might be challenging to get the owner’s signature that you need to get approved at the MOI office. In this article, we will tell you which spaces to avoid as a third-country citizen. 

Europe’s Energy Crisis: Why Is Your Electricity Bill Increasing?

#LatestNewsCzechia Did your energy provider increase your monthly utility deposits? That’s probably because of the energy crisis looming over Europe. Due to the war in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions placed on Russia, the price of electricity has been going up. In this article, we will explain the reasons and what you can do about it. 

Women in Business: Interview with the Foreigners CEO Andrea Tkačuková

#LifeInCzechia She is one of the two people behind the birth of Foreigners.cz. CEO Andrea Tkačuková runs a successful business that has grown to include five more branches in the Czech Republic. In the interview, she talks not only about her experience with establishing a startup and renting apartments to foreigners, but also about what it’s like to be a businesswoman and mother in one.

Who’s Taking Care of Dads in Czechia? Interview with David Škrobánek

#ForeignersRecommends Are you a dad? Do you sometimes feel like nobody cares about your problems as a parent? The topic of fatherhood has been resonating more and more in Czechia. However, according to the coach David Škrobánek who helps fathers through tough situations, it’s still not talked about enough. Czech dads aren’t the only ones with issues. Foreign fathers (and especially those married to Czech citizens) have to deal with unique challenges on their parenthood journey. Read more to learn about his project and how to get help yourself.

Bored in Brno? Kino Art Offers Special Expat Friendly Film Program!

#LifeInCzechia Do you love movies? Would you like to get into Czech filmography? Are you tired of watching animated films in Czech dubbing because they’re “for kids”? You can stop worrying. Brno’s most unique cinema Kino Art has introduced a new film cycle for foreigners called Expat Friendly! You’ll be able to catch both older and newer Czech films as well as other foreign films (e.g. Spanish or French), cult classics of various genres, and enjoy animations in their original sound.

Block Cleaning: What Is It and How to Avoid Getting Your Car Towed

#LifeInCzechia Have you ever heard of the so-called “block cleaning”? Maybe you’ve seen the road signs saying “čištění komunikací” with a date underneath on your street before but you didn’t quite know what they meant or what you should do. Maybe you even got your car towed because you didn’t act in time. Fear not, we’re here to explain everything.

Foreigners Agency Member of ABSL, Foreign Workers Returning to Czechia, State of Business Services in 2022

ABSL – the Association of Business Service Leaders – connects companies from all over Czechia operating centres of shared business services, outsource information technologies or focus on research. The Foreigners agency recently joined this association so that we can more intensely share our know-how regarding the employment of foreign workers and their integration into the Czech society. Our common goal is to make sure that you feel at home in these companies.