Nine Years of InterNations — Come Celebrate with Us

It is September, the month when the seasons are slowly starting to turn, with crispy brown leaves in the northern and longer, milder days in the southern hemisphere. But it is also the time when we celebrate our birthday. In 2007, our founders started InterNations with not much more than an idea about a global […]

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 […]

Red, White, Blue & a Big BBQ — Celebrate Your Community

There are many ways to celebrate your new home abroad: you can join in national holiday celebrations and traditions or you can knock it out of the park with something unique and different. In any case, local and national holidays are the perfect opportunity to get to know your community, meet other expats and locals, […]

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 […]