How to Beat the “Expat Blues”: Expatriates and Mental Health

Taking good care of your health and well-being is essential for making life abroad an enjoyable experience. When preparing for their move, expats-to-be usually remember to cross most health-related points off their to-do list. Have you taken out the right medical insurance for your destination? Do you need any additional immunizations? Are there any particular […]

The One Thing You Must Do to Thrive as an Expat

When you first become an expatriate, you’re sure to experience a roller coaster of emotions. On the one hand, there is a part of you that is excited about all the changes. Everything is different from what you have grown accustomed to in your country of origin — the environment and the weather, the language, […]

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. […]

Five Tips for Staying Sane on Christmas: The Expat Special

As beautiful as it is, Christmas is stressful for everyone, and even more so for expats. You have to decide if you can afford to go home this year, or if you even want to, and if you have kids, you need to figure out what’s best for them. If you stay put in your […]

“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, […]