The biggest site in Europe is Meetic ( which has 525,000 subscribers.Fees are around 1000 CZK per month for a basic package.

If you do not meet someone your first event, you can attend a second for free.

Alternatively, First Sight runs events with 20 singles and dates that last five minutes; with the option to stay and chat after all the dates are over.

The advantages of speed dating are quick results, a controlled environment, and limited opportunities for humiliating yourself.

Daters are anonymous and if you pick someone who does not pick you, they will never know.

Picturesque views and beautiful places can be depressing if you have no one to share them with.

Living in a foreign country adds an extra problem for those who are chasing cupid.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.The most popular is ( which has something for every taste.Options range from Correspondence and Friends (Dopisování a prátelé) to Travelling Together (Cestujeme Spolu) to Sex Dates and Flirting (Sex Seznamka – Flirt). Don’t miss our special Prague Sensual Guide for a great round up of venues for him and for her.