How to Become a Green Globetrotter

Not only is traveling great fun — it’s also big business: According to the World Tourism Organization, the annual number of international tourists rose to a staggering 1.186 billion in 2016; that’s one-sixth of the world population! The tourism industry creates 10% of the global GDP and supports one in eleven jobs worldwide. In short: […]

How to Stay Active Abroad: 5 Tips to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Now that 2017 has arrived, it is time to actually tackle these New Year’s resolutions. You promised yourself to be more active this year, but you’re about to start your adventure abroad? No problem! Moving to another country doesn’t mean you have to give up all the athletic activities you used to enjoy back home. […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Delightful, Dazzling Dubai

When you start exploring Dubai, it’s best to dive straight into the incredible opulence that represents this hybrid city of tradition and futurism. Emily Englert, Head of Community Management at InterNations, has just returned from a trip to the UAE, full of fresh impressions from the desert’s most dazzling city. Burj Khalifa: On Top of […]

Why Living Abroad Will Change You Fundamentally

The dream of resettling in a foreign country entices many people. Whether it’s about entering a more adventurous stage of your life, a cheaper cost of living, the draw of days spent in a sunny paradise, or even the lure of making more money, what everyone will agree upon is that living abroad can transform […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Artistic, Amazing, Antwerp!

InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte Zeeck explores the charming cities of Flanders — a veritable treasure trove, not only for lovers of art and history. Grote Markt: A Tribute to Civic Pride The best place to start exploring Antwerp is, without a doubt, Grote Markt (Market Square), the traditional heart of every Flemish town. Fortunately, […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Bucharest — 5 Must-Sees in the “Paris of the East”

Malte Zeeck, Founder & Co-CEO of InterNations, describes his flying visit to Romania’s bustling capital, giving us five recommendations on things to see and do. From Infamous Leaders to Showy Palaces: A Revolutionary Rebirth Romania has a really fascinating history, which is reflected throughout Bucharest. On my first day I decided to take a look […]

The Anti-Attractions: Awesome Abandoned Places around the World

Admiring the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel? Check. Taking a selfie in Angkor Wat? Been there, done that. Petting baby tortoises in the Galapagos Islands? Definitely on the bucket list. The world seems to have become smaller than ever for avid globetrotters. Sometimes, it’s hard not to feel blasé about the wonders we’ve seen. Perhaps […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Destinations in Historical Budapest

InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte Zeeck shares five personal sightseeing tips for what many consider to be the most beautiful city in Europe — Budapest. I was excited to be going to Budapest as I had not been there for ten years. Luckily, I was able to stay at some friends’ apartment in the heart […]

InterNations Insider Tips: The Best of Bonn — A Local’s Favorite Five

InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte Zeeck shares his top five recommendations for a trip to Bonn, his childhood home. In July, I made a trip to the city of Bonn, where I grew up, in order to attend the 20th anniversary of my high school reunion. Aside from finally seeing some of my old classmates […]

Seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites for Your Next Vacation

It’s that time of year again; the time when many people jet off abroad to warmer climates in the search of relaxation and discovery. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recently released an updated list of World Heritage sites, highlighted for their cultural and natural significance. Here are seven, new and […]