Do you dream of living by the sea? You are not the only one! Many young families with children see their future here. They are tempted by the vision of weekend walks on the beach and bike trips through Kashubian forests, clean air and countless attractions that Pomerania offers. However, apart from the attractive location, the cost of living in our region is of great importance when deciding to move here.
Before deciding where to study, each student must analyze a number of factors: the level of the university, the availability of interesting specializations, employment prospects, and most of all the cost of living. Tricity is still an exceptionally attractive destination because it combines a rich educational offer with sustainable living costs.
Would you like to live in an apartment in one of the newly built housing development? Or maybe a minimalistic studio in Gdynia, a hop away from the sea will make you happy as a clam at high tide? Wondering what will be the safest area for your family to live in? Which districts are the most popular and best rated by their residents? Perhaps you’ve been planning to move to Poland but are not sure which documents are required to sign a contract? If your answer is “yes” to at least one of these questions, read our article about flats in Ticity.
The healthcare system in Poland is based on a public health insurance system which is represented by the National Health Fund (NFZ) and on the private healthcare benefits offered by the employer. The employer registers the new employee with the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) and pays for all necessary costs, for health and social insurances.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected … well.. everything! Including the job market which has gone through significant changes in the last few months. Even though sectors such as tourism, gastronomy or hotel industry as well as other service have seen a decline, most businesses are operating as before. However, employers are being cautious and adapting their remote working policies. To ensure that business growth does not slow down, almost all companies have moved to 100% online recruitment.
Issues related to the legalisation of employment and stay of foreigners in Poland still raise many doubts – both among employers and their foreign employees. In order to make it easier to navigate among statutory regulations, the Invest in Pomerania team in cooperation with specialists from the Pomeranian Voivodeship Office have created a publication containing a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the procedure of applying for a residence and work permit in Poland.
If you didn’t know Polish is not exactly an easy language, rather it has been voted as one of the top 5 most difficult languages in the world! But, if you are anything like us, adding Polish to your arsenal of superpowers is a challenge you will relish! Earlier, we would have given you a list to twenty words and the addresses of a few language schools, but not anymore! Why do you need a full time classroom when you can use apps.
When our foreign friends visit Tri-City, we feel obliged to show them around the most interesting places and monuments. Fontanna Neptuna (Neptune’s Fountain), the historic Długi Targ (Long Market), the Sopot pier, the cliff in Gdynia, the Błyskawica (Lightning) ship and the Dar Pomorza (Gift of Pomerania) sailing ship are key points of trips. However, what can we do if our guests have already seen these popular Tri-City attractions and are thirsty for more?