Expat Talks by Foreigners
Expat Talks: Tatiana Dumbrava

Expat Talks: Tatiana Dumbrava

May 31, 2019

Tatiana was born in Moldova. She moved to the Czech Republic 10 years ago and she works as a coach here.  

She is in love with Czechia but there are some “traditions” she cannot get used to!

What are these traditions? Where does she feel at home? Does she miss Moldova?

Expat Talks: Rodney Hypolite

Expat Talks: Rodney Hypolite

May 31, 2019

Rodney was born in England. He is a resident of Domeq in Brno. 

Rodney has visited more than 10 countries! Moreover, he is a sports fan and represented England in powerlifting.

What was the most difficult for him after the relocation? What does he like about the Czech Republic? What happened to him on his first day in Brno? 

Expat Talks: Alessio Dattola

Expat Talks: Alessio Dattola

April 2, 2019

Alessio comes from Italy. He moved to the Czech Republic 12 years ago.

His working field is IT. He loves traveling. He visited more than 30 countries around the world. Also, he is involved in the Guidex project providing amusing experiences for expats in Brno.

How does he like the local working environment? What does he like/dislike about Brno? How his personal relationship affected his stay in the Czech Republic?

Expat Talks: Karyna Babkova

Expat Talks: Karyna Babkova

February 24, 2019

Karina was born in Dnipro, Ukraine. She is 23 years old. She moved to the Czech Republic on her own in 2012.

Currently, she studies Linguistics at Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University Brno and does a part-time job. In her own words, moving to Brno was the best choice she has made in her life.

How did Czech Christmas shock her the first time? What was the hardest part for her when she decided to relocate to the Czech Republic?

Expat Talks: Dana Embree

Expat Talks: Dana Embree

February 18, 2019

Dana Embree, Romania / USA 

Dana has been working in Czechia for 2 years as the Director of Engineering in a global company. She lives in Brno.

She is volunteering and participating in the Women in STEM organization and she is one of the establishing members of the first SWE (Society of Women Engineers) affiliates in CZ. 

Although she was born in Romania, Dana had been living in the USA for a little over 20 years and in Germany for half a year!