This book is a comprehensive information resource that's a must for anyone thinking of visiting or moving to the Czech Republic. The author, David Showalter, is an ex-pat American who has lived and worked in the Czech Republic for a number of years. He started off as a teacher and eventually became so knowledgeable about the Czech people and culture and the intricate and mysterious workings of the Czech bureaucracy that he opened his own consulting business, advising and assisting people from all over the world wanting to relocate and/or invest in that country. This amazing resource covers just about anything a person could want to know about visiting or living in the Czech Republic including: how to get a visa, how to find and rent an apartment, workings of the state health insurance system, how to find a job, how to handle money and avoid fraud, setting up your communications network, traveling for work and pleasure, where and how to invest in real estate and property, how to start and register a business, etc.
In addition, the book includes almost 100 pages about the Czech people, their history and culture, with down-to-earth commentary on day-to-day life in that beautiful but complicated country. Don't let anyone you know (and like) make plans to visit, live, or invest in the Czech Republic without getting them this highly enlightening guide.