Every country carries out their own set of traditions and customs each year during the holidays. When moving to the Czech Republic, it’s good to be aware of some customs that may be different from your own. For example, in the Czech Republic, it’s common for households to hold off on getting a Christmas tree until December 23rd or just a few days before. Why? Answers vary, but a few have told me it’s to make sure that the tree is still alive and fresh at home on Christmas Day. Families will usually decorate the tree together on the 23rd and so it will be ready on the 24th — Christmas Day. Yes, even Christmas Day is different in CzechRead more.

I accepted my role as a new father reluctantly, but that didn’t last. Nature gives us plenty of time to acclimate to our largest, and most critical responsibility ever. Prague Ex-pats with kids are extremely lucky. The Czech socialized safety net provides a mostly free ride, from the delivery room, straight through to university. Studies have also shown that Bi-lingual toddlers have longer attention spans, and sharper listening and empathic skills. Dual nationality is also automatic with two passports issued at birth. Medical, dental, and cultural, this is the place to do it. I live a few minutes behind The National History museum in Prague’s’ Nusle valley. This is a super-parenting neighborhood for a variety of reasons. Eateries and retailersRead more.

As an example of mortgage costs, our mortgage broker has offered up the following financial example: For a CZK 5,000,000 loan, the monthly payment over 30 years is around 19,000 CZK / month. The required deposit is 10% LTV (Loan to Value). Rates for higher deposits can, of course, be discussed. If this has you thinking, drop us a note using the form on this page, and we’ll get in touch. Why RENT? BUY! The interest rate offered would be advised at the time of application. These rates are illustrative only. No related posts.Read more.