Urban Travel with a Twist: 5 European Cities in the Spotlight

August is arguably the most popular vacation season all year round. While it might be a bit too late to book this year’s trip, this travel-themed post will hopefully serve as inspiration for 2015. According to the UN World Tourism Organization, Europe is still the most popular tourist destination worldwide. With a share of 52% […]

Surviving in Italy: An Interview with Blogger Misty in Florence

In this interview series we let our members take the spotlight! This week, we are introducing Misty, a former art student from the US who fell in love with Italy – and an Italian guy. She talks about her new life and her struggles with love, language, and culture on Surviving M.E. Please tell us […]

Fair Verona

InterNations team member Christin, a US expat living in Munich, goes on a trip to Verona, Italy, for the romance-themed town festival called “Verona in Love”. But it’s the city itself that she falls in love with. The day before Valentine’s Day, I found myself sitting on a park bench at Porta San Giorgio, a […]

Beautiful Venice, in the Midst of the Waves

Plenty of cities around the world style themselves „Venice“, and I have seen quite a few of them: for instance, Amsterdam with its grachtengordel (town canals) and Dutch Golden Age architecture is called the “Venice of the North”. Saint Petersburg along the Neva proudly lays claim to the title “Venice of Russia”, and the khlong […]

29 Shiny New Expat Communities for You

InterNations has some more new Local Communities! Find out where they are and how your city can become a Local InterNations Community too! It’s always a pleasure for us to make this happy announcement, and today the time has come again: InterNations has opened more new Local Communities! This means that InterNations is now represented […]

Umbrian Wine

Melanie from Los Angeles finds love with an Italian winegrower visiting California for a wine seminar who came into her wine shop. After a few months of leading long distance relationship, she decides to risk it and let go of her security blanket in the States and moves to Umbria in Italy. She shares her […]

Jamming to Traffic

Emilia from Rome moved to Vietnam for work and discovered that her version of traffic was anything but! In Vietnam the amount of cars and other modes of transportation completely overwhelmed her at first, but eventually she caught the vibe and now loves going from A to B in Ho Chi Minh City. When in […]

The Cure for Homesickness: Nonnas

Laura from Cornwall UK decided to take on a teaching job in Trapani, Sicily. Although an experienced expat, she was initially overcome by a surprising bout of homesickness and tells us how she overcame it! I’m quite the expert expat, I have lived in Germany for five years and in South Korea for one and […]

Pleased to Present…

InterNations would like to introduce a few more new Communities that were recently converted from local groups into actual official Communities. Here is some basic information about the European cities and their InterNations Communities! Bologna, Italy Bologna is known lovingly as “la rossa, la dotta, la grassa”: the red one due in part to its […]