Cynthia, České Budějovice

Who are you? Ahoj! I’m Cynthia, an American expat from Washington state who is now living in the Czech Republic with my fiancé (then boyfriend). Where, when and why did you move abroad? I initially moved to Prague in November 2012 because I really wanted to live and work in Europe, and I ended up … Read more

Czech Republic – Five Recommended Expat Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at the Czech Republic and some of the bloggers who write about living there. Girl in Czechland This anonymous English girl will make you … Read more

A Few Tips for Expats Driving In the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is an extremely popular expat destination because of its high standards of living with reasonable costs. The country has an excellent public transport network, but driving is often the most convenient way to get around the country. Choosing to drive in the Czech Republic is a decision you shouldn’t make lightly however, … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Sarah Coffey, Prague

Who are you? I’m a 35 year old woman who was born in England but spent part of my childhood/teenage years in the US. When I was 21 I moved to NY. I never really felt like I truly belonged in the US, though I have some wonderful friends from there. After so long, I … Read more

Adam Sweet, Prague

Who are you? I’m currently in my early 30s, and I have never really done anything the way that people consider ‘normal’. I had a pretty normal upbringing in a middle-class family in the suburbs of San Francisco, in the United States. But after I finished high school I stopped doing things the way I … Read more

Nathan and Niki Brown, Brno

We are Nathan and Niki Brown. In 2007 our son Matias was born and in 2009, Elliot. Both of our children were born in Brno. My wife and I were recently married at that time and thought that if we were going to live in another country, it should be before we had children. We … Read more