Easter in the Czech Republic

Easter is a popular Christian holiday celebrated by many around the world. However according to the 2010 Eurobarometer Poll, Czech Republic is the 5th most atheist country in Europe. According to this poll, 16% believe that there is a God, 44% believe that there is some sort of spirit, and 37% don’t believe in any type of spirit, God or life force. But Czechs still love to celebrate Easter and have many unique customs, some involving whips…

http://blog.foreigners.cz/easter-in-the-czech-republic/

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Proud to be Romani?

The Roma are a controversial topic in the Czech Republic, and people of Roma origin are often mistreated. After the fall of the Communist regime in 1989, the country began opening up to other ethnicities, and the treatment of minorities improved gradually. But there is still a lot of stigma regarding the Roma.

http://www.youth-time.eu/articles/roma-in-europe-what-do-they-face?highlight=WyJvbGVuYSIsImthZ3VpIiwib2xlbmEga2FndWkiXQ==

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Age Shouldn’t Matter: Story of Successful Student’s Startup

“Having a challenge and doing new things that no one has ever done before motivates me,” says Vojtech Stehno, the owner and CFO at Foreigners.cz. Together with Andrea Teichmannova they started the company in 2009 when they were both 23-year-old students at the University of Hradec Kralove.

http://www.youth-time.eu/articles/age-shouldn-t-matter-story-of-successful-student-s-startup?highlight=WyJvbGVuYSIsImthZ3VpIiwib2xlbmEga2FndWkiXQ==

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Second Hand Shopping in Prague

Many newcomers to Prague don’t know how long they’ll be staying. This makes shopping for furniture and clothes difficult. However Prague has a lot of second hand shopping options, and even places where you can easily sell everything once you move!

http://blog.foreigners.cz/second-hand-shopping-in-prague/

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Russian Auto Tech Slowed by Economic Uncertainty

The Russian auto market, like others in Europe, is moving towards more connected and autonomous features, but as Olena Kagui reports, Western firms must navigate a tricky road due to that nation’s policies and steep economic slowdown.

http://analysis.tu-auto.com/telematics/russian-auto-tech-slowed-economic-uncertainty

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