My InterNations: A Tale of Two Cities

What do expats in Bangkok and Phnom Penh, two vastly different cities, have in common? They might have already joined an InterNations Event organized by Daniel Santantoniou, our Swiss-Greek Ambassador. Read his story and find out how the challenges involved in organizing InterNations Events changed when he left the megalopolis Bangkok for the smaller and […]

A Piggy Bank for a Girl Called Suu

Our guest blogger Connie, an expat living in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, tells us how she became involved with a local grassroots initiative dedicated to helping the Burmese refugee community. She writes about expatriate life in Thailand on her private blog. Lots of people spend spring break on a beach in Thailand. Not me. Last […]

Same Same But Different

Customer service in Thailand works a bit differently, as our guest blogger Connie Mudore recently found out. However, such intercultural differences – though they do sometimes need getting used to – aren’t necessarily bad… “Come get money,” the female voice on the phone insisted. It’s not often that I get such messages. Usually, I’m being […]

The Joy of Trendy

Our latest guest blogger, Connie Mudore, tells us about a confusing “language lesson” that she received while settling in in her new hometown of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Living in Thailand is a daily non-stop language lesson. I keep discovering new meanings for English words I thought I knew and learning Thai words I have never […]

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 […]

InterNations Expat Events: Highlights in June 2010

If our most successful events in the month of flaming June had one thing in common, it was a beautiful open-air setting to take advantage of the hot weather and its warm and mellow summer nights. Another common aspect was the exclusive character of these get-togethers: Our Ambassadors definitely did their very best to surprise […]