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.
While the Czech government keeps relaxing the previously introduced restrictions and countermeasures that were put in place to stop the coronavirus from spreading, it is important to remember that the disease might return and it might return soon. After all, it’s still not even gone in the first place. So what can you expect to happen in the foreseeable future?
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.
Since the whole Czech Republic had to shift towards the position of avoiding human contact, it was especially difficult to give up on our favorite pleasures such as having a cup of coffee in our favorite cafes… However, Brno cafés are still operating doing their best to ensure the city stays caffeinated:) Many of them have created ways to stay afloat during this crisis. Read this article to learn which ones will save you from your coffee deficiency!
Ha Tran is one of our Relocation Consultants at Foreigners Brno meaning that she helps expats to find their place to live in the city. Her highly professional and human features such as diligence, optimism and great self-organization have helped her to gain trust among all of her clients and moved her to the senior position in the company career path.
Anyone who is living or has ever been to Domeq knows that this modern accommodation house is located near the newly built business park – Vlněna Office Park. But when it comes to having lunch, where should one be headed? Here we present to you our own tips on various places where to grab a quick bite or have dinner during weekdays in Vlněna Business Park!
Arriving in a new country, for most people, is not an easy task. You are leaving your comfort zone, and you have a lot of questions and uncertainties hovering in your head, right? However, for someone like me who has started living abroad recently, the first big question that came up was how to find a place to live during my stay in the Czech Republic. This process isn’t always easy. So, to simplify that, it is important to be as well informed as possible. Therefore, in this article, we will tell you some recommendations, rights, and obligations that concern you as a tenant to ensure that everything runs smoothly during your stay in the country.