“Be Ready for the Unknown!” — Advice for Expats with Open Minds

What’s the best advice you could give to other expats and expats-to-be? That’s what we asked our Twitter followers for our #myexpattip contest last month. First of all, thanks again to everyone who took the time to reply and share some words of wisdom with us. It wasn’t easy for us to choose the best […]

“Smile!” — A Winning Tip for Expats with Great Mime Skills

What’s the best advice you could give to other expats and expats-to-be? That’s what we asked our Twitter followers for our #myexpattip contest last month. First of all, thanks again to everyone who took the time to reply and share some words of wisdom with us. It wasn’t easy for us to choose the best […]

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 […]

Seven Magical Tips for Moving Abroad

Seven is a magic number, and with these seven basic tips, organizing your move abroad will hopefully work like a charm! 1. Make lists, lists, and more lists. Lists were my saving grace when I moved abroad. First, make a list of everything you need to do before you move, from booking a flight to […]

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 […]

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 […]