InterNations Volunteers Strive for Peace in their Communities

On 21 September we celebrate the International Day of Peace, a day which seeks to strengthen the co-existence between not just countries and nations, but humans as individuals. Peace is an idea that sometimes fades from our minds; however, it is vital to the sustainability of life for future generations. The International Day of Peace, […]

Let’s Go Outside — Summer Vacation with InterNations

For many expats, August is the time for vacation. Some escape the blistering heat or the freezing cold in their host country to travel to more balmy regions, while others visit neighboring cities or countries, or simply use the opportunity to enjoy themselves. Of course, there is still no need to pass up on spending […]

How to Become a Humanitarian 101

As expatriates, we travel the world, find ourselves in the most amazing places, and make new international friends. But what happens when you start longing to blend in more with the local population and would like to give back to the community you are now a part of? InterNations offers a potential solution. Get Connected […]

InterNations Volunteer Groups: Building Meaningful Friendships

The InterNations Volunteer Groups are all about supporting one another and extending a hand to those in need. Celebrating the International Day of Friendship, held on 30 July, is therefore something that comes natural to our Volunteer Groups. We have interviewed the InterNations Volunteer Group Consuls about their experience with building friendships through the InterNations […]

Let the Sunshine In — The Best Ways to Celebrate Summer

On the southern half of the globe, days are getting shorter and colder, and our members are hibernating, only coming out of their caves in a desperate attempt to fight off the winter blues. But up here, summer is already knocking on our doors! The beginning of summer, often called midsummer or summer solstice in […]

InterNations Volunteers and Their Positive Impact on the Environment

Celebrating our natural environment is what numerous people around the world do on 5 June. On this day, they raise awareness about and call to action for protecting the environment worldwide. InterNations Volunteer Groups have worked hard to set up several activities that are environmentally friendly and support the well-being of our ecosphere — and […]

InterNations Celebrates the World Day for Cultural Diversity

InterNations is definitely a culturally diverse community, represented in 166 countries around the world, uniting more than two million members from across the globe. That alone is a reason to celebrate! While we are celebrating cultural diversity every day, the World Day for Cultural Diversity on 21 May gives us the opportunity to put this […]

InterNations Volunteers Strive to Close the Gap between Cultures

This month we are celebrating the International Day of Cultural Diversity on 21 May. In today’s globalized world, encountering different cultures and what they contribute to humanity’s common heritage has become easier than ever — something we think needs to be shared! We’d thus like to share with you what the InterNations Volunteer Consuls have […]

Not Just Foolin’ Around: Our Communities in April

April Fool’s is not the only day of note this month. It was also World Health Day on 7 April. Expats, maybe more than anybody else, understand how hard it can be to lead a healthy and fun life. Sometimes, they work too much and do not have enough time to take care of what […]

InterNations Members Help Provide Access to Education

23 April is all about World Book Day. Books are beneficial to us for many reasons, and although it might seem like they are widely available, not everyone enjoys the privilege of reading books. InterNations members Rosario, Kalyan, Vanessa, and Lorna took action for a good cause and show us how they helped underprivileged children […]