Because of the subscription fee there are also fewer time-wasters.

“Nowadays, I prefer to meet women in the real world.” Speed Dating Quick, safe, and fairly painless, speed dating is on the rise.

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.

Lucy, a 27-year-old financial controller from the Czech Republic, and Gunther, a 30-year-old Sales Manager from Mexico, met online. “We talked for four hours the first time we met on the site.” After meeting in person in Paris, the couple decided that they wanted to live together and Lucy moved to Mexico.

“It sounds like an advert for the dating website, but Lucy was the second girl I chatted to on the site,” laughs Gunther.

The largest worldwide dating site, ( dropped its Czech language site in 2006 due to lack of interest, so there are a limited number of users in this country.

But for those interested in meeting foreigners is a good option.

Living in a foreign country adds an extra problem for those who are chasing cupid.

So we run through the best ways to meet your match in Prague.

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