TELL US: Share your experiences making friends as an expat in Czechia

Meeting new people in a foreign country is rarely easy and can take some time. We'd like to ask you about your experiences making friends in Czechia. Staff

Written by Staff Published on 24.07.2023 14:08:00 (updated on 25.07.2023) Reading time: 1 minute

Landing in a new country, with a different culture and language, can be both exhilarating and challenging. Building meaningful connections is an essential part of creating a fulfilling life abroad, but navigating social interactions and seeking camaraderie among Czechs or even fellow expats isn't always that simple.

With International Friendship Day coming up on July 30, we're curious to hear your personal experiences and perspectives on the topic.

Do you think there are ample opportunities and places to meet and make genuine friends, both foreigners and Czechs, where you live? Perhaps you’ve come across some language or cultural barriers or have experienced other obstacles to maintaining platonic relationships.

Is it easy or difficult to make friends in the Czech Republic?

Easy 21 %
Difficult 79 %
419 readers voted on this poll. Voting is open

So, tell us – what do you think about making friends in Prague or elsewhere in the Czech Republic and what advice do you have for newcomers looking to connect? Are Czechs easy to befriend? Have you had success making friends with other foreigners? Let us know by taking our poll.

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