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 […]