The concept is that an equal number of men and women are put into a café or bar and given a series of ‘dates,´ each a few minutes long.
Women sit at small tables while the men rotate, moving to a new table when a bell rings. If two daters both express interest in each other they are told and contact details are exchanged.
Living in a foreign country adds an extra problem for those who are chasing cupid.
“I have met some really nice women online, and made some friends, but you can be chatting online for months and then know as soon as you meet that it´s not going to work,” he says.
“Nowadays, I prefer to meet women in the real world.” Speed Dating Quick, safe, and fairly painless, speed dating is on the rise.
The site also contains popular gay, lesbian and bisexual sections, as well as special interest groups.
Even if you speak no Czech you can still use the site, just make your way to the Foreign Languages section (“Cizojazycné”), where there are plenty of ads in English.