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Dealing With Culture Shock In The Czech Republic - Some Advice For New Expats

Monday November 03, 2014 (01:26:39)

The Czech Republic is known for its open and friendly culture. Due to the country’s strategic location in Central Europe, it has been influenced by many other cultures too. The people speak a Slavic language, but are also influenced by European and western economic and social trends. However every country has its own unique customs and practices, and expats will encounter this first-hand as they begin to settle down here. Here’s what new expats can expect in the Czech Republic.

Language

Most people in the Czech Republic speak Čeština, a West Slavic language that is the official language of the country.   more ...

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Czech Republic

5 Experiences You Must Try As An Expat In The Czech Republic

Monday March 03, 2014 (06:09:02)

The Czech Republic is a land of fairy tale castles, delicious cuisine and fine beer. There are numerous things to do here, but if we really had to pare it down to just five must-have experiences, we’d choose these:

Concert in a cave

The Kateřinská Caves were named after a shepherdess, Catherine, who, according to local legend, found the cave while looking for her lost sheep. Situated in the heart of the Moravian Karst, it is about 2 kilometers away from the Punkevni caves. The most famous part of these caves is the stalagmite ‘witch’, which is beautifully lit by colored spotlights, and the Bamboo Grove, where you can see several stick-shaped stalagmites.   more ...