InterNations Insider Tips: Five Places to Explore in Doha

Malte Zeeck, Founder and Co-CEO of InterNations, shares his top tips for what to see and do in Doha, Qatar. Doha Corniche: Stunning Views at Every Time of Day One of the first stops on my visit to Doha was the Doha Corniche, which I found to be a lovely place to relax and appreciate […]

Expats and the Five Stages of Loss

In Cologne, Germany, the part of the globe where I have been living for almost 16 years, winter has made room for spring. The long-awaited rays of sunlight warm our hearts and lift our spirits, as my husband and I move through the broad emotional spectrum of loss and grief. We said farewell to both […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Impressions of Manama

Malte Zeeck, Founder & Co-CEO of InterNations, the world’s expat community, shares his most memorable impressions from his recent trip to the Persian Gulf. Manama’s Beaches: Escape the Endless Winter Bahrain is undoubtedly a hot country, and temperatures can reach more than 50°C during the summer. However, in the winter months (from November to March), […]

Expat Lessons from My Five-Year-Old

Being an expat is a lot like being a five-year-old. Spoiler alert: I have the most adorable trilingual five-year-old at home and I’m head over heels in love with him. Having said that, there are some solid lessons he can teach me and fellow expats around the world. No, I’m not talking about the desire […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Must-Sees and Dos in Cape Town

InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte Zeeck talks about five favorite “must-sees” and “must-dos” in the city that has captured his heart. My last stop in South Africa was Cape Town, the city that stole my heart with its beauty. I am not exaggerating if I say that it’s one of the most beautiful cities in […]

From Woman to Woman: How to Win at Life Abroad

Eight “best of” tips for 8 March: in honor of International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the adventurous spirit and achievements of all women who started a new life in another country. Our #ExpatChatLive team on our Twitter account has been asking women working abroad about their experiences all day long. And in a […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Facets of Johannesburg

Malte Zeeck, InterNations Founder & Co-CEO, shares five sightseeing tips for Johannesburg that encapsulate the different facets of the “Rainbow Nation”‘s biggest city for him. Before visiting the InterNations Community in Pretoria, I travelled to Johannesburg. The city’s turbulent history, especially the apartheid era, has left its mark on “Jo’burg”; however, it doesn’t only have […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Things Not to Miss in Pretoria

I always remember Pretoria with a certain nostalgic fondness: the last time I was here was twenty years ago, when my parents took us on a tour through South Africa. Pretoria is only 50 km away from Johannesburg, but it definitely has a very different character. Even though Pretoria is not exactly a metropolis, nor […]

Getting Started: 3 Pressing Expat Problems & How to Overcome Them

The year 2016 is just getting started, but the month of January is nearly a thing of the past — sadly, so are many New Year’s resolutions. But just because you still hit the “snooze” button every morning, this doesn’t mean that there are no more opportunities to make the most of the next eleven […]

Book Review: Foreigner in Charge

A new job offer for an executive position overseas is often the career opportunity of a life-time for international professionals in upper management. But if they shouldn’t succeed, the price to pay for failure will be high — both for the company and for the person. In his business guide Foreigner in Charge: Success Strategies […]