Expat Guide to Living in Prague
Whether you're already living in Prague or preparing to move to Prague, our Expat Guide to Living in Czech Rep offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Prague. For answers to specific questions, visit our Czech Rep Forum to talk with expats in Prague.
Expats have been arriving in Prague in ever increasing numbers for years. It's still regarded as an amazing city for expats, but it's popularity is starting to catch up with it. However, the scare housing and higher cost of living isn't keeping others from making a move to Prague.
Digital nomads are drawn to Prague for a wide variety of reasons: cost of living, nightlife, food and beer. This is a primer that will be continuously updated.
Expats in Prague offer advice to newcomers about living in Prague. Topics covered include international schools, best neighborhoods for expats, clubs for expats and more.
Prague's real estate market is rich with opportunity. Apartment prices in Prague are expected to decline and regulations on the purchase of property in Prague by foreigners eased significantly last year. At Home Network's Lindsay Grant explains these and other market trends.
An American expat in Prague, Czech Republic shares his experiences living in Prague and also some advice on how to make a smooth transition.
More Culture Shock Reports for Prague
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Prague handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Prague:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Prague - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Prague by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Prague Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Prague? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Prague? Below are some of the responses from expats in Prague:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Prague with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Prague, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Prague. If you are already living in Prague, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Prague by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Prague? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Prague? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report