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 […]

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 […]

Managing a Split Identity as an Expat

When you walk off that airplane as an expat for the first time, do you realize how your life is about to change? You may have heard stories, met other expats, and even had friends who were expats from other countries, but when your own turn comes isn’t it different? Afterward you go through all […]

How to Be Mindful of Your Mental Health as an Expat

It’s no secret that I love to travel. On my own, with friends and partners: I have lived, worked, holidayed and adventured in countless locations around Australia and around the globe. It was the challenge of relocating to another country that I found much more difficult. In 2005 I moved to Bristol after traveling in […]

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 […]

The Truth about Expat Friendships

When you first think about leaving your home country and traveling the world, one of the top things you’ll consider is meeting new people. Yes, this is true; you will indeed meet plenty of people from all walks of life. I have been living in Shanghai for almost two years and would have never guessed […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Views of Zurich

InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte Zeeck gives his personal recommendations for the top attractions in Switzerland’s largest city. Sailing through the Ages To see the city from a different perspective, I opted for a cruise on the River Limmat first. Climbing into “Felix” — the boats are named after patron saints — was definitely interesting. […]

Five Foolproof Tips for Planning an International Move

Preparing for your upcoming summer vacation is plenty of fun as long as you don’t start packing three hours before your plane takes off; preparing for your upcoming move, especially an international one, just makes you long for a summer vacation to put up your feet. Right now, I’m sympathizing intensely with all expats-to-be, as […]

InterNations Insider Tips: Five Attractions in Rotterdam

InterNations Founder and Co-CEO Malte Zeeck shares his personal recommendations from his recent trip to Rotterdam. I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to visit Rotterdam, thanks to a summit hosted there by the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO). The EO is a global network of 11,000 influential business owners that was founded on the idea […]

InterNations Insider Tips: The Best of Naples

InterNations Founder and Co-CEO Malte Zeeck shares his top tips for what to see and do in and around the capital of Campania. Much to See in the Historic Center I came to Naples at the end of April for the annual reunion with my university friends from St Gallen and to visit the InterNations […]