Founder’s Diary: Hong Kong

Last stop Hong Kong: InterNations founder and co-CEO Malte Zeeck pays a visit to our local expat community before heading home to Germany once more. Hong Kong has recently been all over the international media, because of the so-called “Umbrella Revolution”: Students and Hong Kong citizens have been protesting peacefully for free elections in Hong […]

Founder’s Diary: Shanghai

Off to the see the “Paris of the East”: InterNations founder and co-CEO Malte Zeeck visits our expat community in Shanghai. The next stop on my grand tour of China was Shanghai, our largest community in mainland China, with over 21,000 members in the area. After just a two-hour flight from Beijing, I arrived at […]

Founder’s Diary: Beijing

On the road again: InterNations founder and co-CEO Malte Zeeck looks back on his recent travels through China. My latest trip brought me to China, which is well known for its large expat population. Actually, InterNations has nine Local Communities with over 70,000 members scattered all over China, from Beijing in the north to Guangzhou […]

Founder’s Diary: Birthday Celebrations in London

Last month, on September 11, 2014, InterNations turned exactly seven years old to a day. What better place to celebrate this special occasion than our largest InterNations Community worldwide? So I got myself on a plane to London in order to meet up with our three local InterNations Ambassadors at that night’s event location, the […]

Founder’s Diary: Thessaloniki

After my last two visits to InterNations Communities took me to Northern Europe, this time I’m heading in the opposite direction – on a two-hour flight to Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city and the most important in the country’s north. In stark contrast to Munich’s rather rainy summer, 30°C and Mediterranean sunshine await me. My […]

Founder’s Diary: Gothenburg

Gothenburg is one of our up-and-coming InterNations Communities in Sweden, with as many as 2500 members. If you know a little about the city, this shouldn’t be much of a surprise: After Stockholm, Gothenburg is Sweden’s second-largest city with over 500,000 inhabitants, a historical university town located about 400 km from the capital. It has […]

Founder’s Diary: Reykjavik

It’s cool, up north: Malte Zeeck, founder and co-CEO of InterNations, lately paid a visit to one of our northernmost Local Communities in the Icelandic capital. “I wanted to go to the end of the world, but not quite so far away.” That’s what a German InterNations member from Cologne told me at our recent […]

Founder’s Diary: InterNations Goes Madrid

When I described saying good-bye to Catharina, our long-term Local Ambassador in Madrid, a few months ago, I promised to be back with exciting news concerning our InterNations Community in the Spanish capital. This time, my visit to Madrid was again a very special one. In March, after Catharina stepped down as InterNations Ambassador to […]

Founder’s Diary: The UAE

Malte, InterNations founder and CEO, shares his fresh impressions of our expat communities in the United Arab Emirates. Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to visit several InterNations Communities during one single trip. Spending my vacation in the United Arab Emirates, I seized the chance to attend InterNations Events in three cities. In late April, […]

Founder’s Diary: Farewell in Madrid

Time to say goodbye… InterNations founder and CEO Malte Zeeck talks about the special occasion that motivated his latest trip to our Local Community in Madrid. In early March, I was back in Madrid after quite a while. The reason for my visit was a rather sad one, though: not only was I planning to […]