Founder’s Diary: London — Feat. Cigna Innovations in Health

Do you know what a smoothie bike is? InterNations Founder & Co-CEO Malte Zeeck reports from the Innovations in Health and Wellbeing event in London — hosted by InterNations Global Partner Cigna — before exploring how the InterNations London Community welcomes new arrivals in the British capital. When I recently visited the InterNations London Community, […]

My InterNations: The Networking Professionals

My personal networking tip — don’t follow my example! Despite loving the written word, I get nervous talking to strangers: my perfectly honed elevator pitch would probably leave my mouth sounding like “warrrghaabllfff”. Moving abroad, you can’t afford to neglect business networking, though — not even if you’re shy, like me. So I’ve asked some […]

In Honor of Halloween: Haunted Places round the Globe

Halloween lurks around the corner! Around the world, the creepiest of celebrations is primarily a tradition for expatriates from the US and Canada. In many places, the festival is quickly gaining in popularity as an import from American pop culture — mostly among teens who appreciate any excuse for costume parties or horror movie nights. […]

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 […]

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% […]

Relocating to the UK: Tips from a Serial Expatriate

“Self-made” expats, who do not enjoy the support of an HR department, often have to cut through the “red tape” on their own. This week’s guest author, Florian, gives a few helpful pointers on what to keep in mind when you try to figure out bureaucratic issues. Nowadays, finding a flatmate, trendy restaurants, good clubbing […]

Founder’s Diary: London Calling

InterNations founder Malte Zeeck has been travelling again! This time, he visited our thriving expat community in London, where the local InterNations Ambassador Rosa had organised a splendid event in a truly exquisite venue for the occasion! In the evening of Thursday, 26 April, I set out from Munich airport on a plane bound for […]

She Stoops to Conquer

During his past two years living in Germany, British expat Simon soon realized that one of the things he missed most about London was the monthly visits to the theatre with his family and friends. Rather slow progress with the German language and a very limited availability of English-language theatre productions in Munich have turned […]

InterNations Expat Events: Highlights in August 2010

Diversity and out-of-the-box thinking for unusual event formats were apparently key for many of our global expat events during the past four weeks. Let’s take a quick trip around the world while looking back on a few selected InterNations get-togethers, great and small alike. In Europe, the London Community decided to show some sportsmanship and […]

InterNations Expat Events: Highlights in July 2010

As far as the past month’s event highlights are concerned, the team at the InterNations office in Munich is especially proud that we established a new record for our local community: Over 500 guests with all sorts of national backgrounds celebrated at the city’s most famous “in”-club in mid-July. In Istanbul, there were at least […]