InterNations in June — Summer Days and Ramadan

June is all about sharing great food and quality time with other expats and global minds. Our members in the Northern Hemisphere love to spend their time in the sun enjoying the long summer days. As temperatures are rising in some of our communities, expats are heading outside for picnics, barbecues, and beach parties. In […]

Cultural Diversity: Business as Usual at InterNations

Cultural Diversity Day — or rather World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, as the UN calls it — takes place annually on 21 May. Its purpose is to bridge the gap between cultures to work towards peace, stability, and development. Overcoming cultural differences and connecting global minds is one of the most […]

Changing the World One Day at a Time

In May, we get the chance to celebrate one of our favorite holidays — the International Day of Cultural Diversity! One could say that this is a holiday based on a philosophy that our wonderful Changemakers Consuls practice every day — global minds and charitable souls, these volunteers bring different cultures, nationalities, and people together […]

Easter Treats, Flowers, and the Outdoors — April with InterNations

With World Health Day taking place on 7 April, health and happiness have been big topics this month. The good news is that there are countless opportunities in our communities to get out, and be active and adventurous. If you would rather relax, why not meet other global minds for a picnic instead? In many […]

A Month Full of Colors — The Best Holidays in March

What is there to do between Carnival and the beginning of summer/winter, you might wonder! Although March is greatly under-appreciated and is often considered an in-between month in which nothing exciting happens, it does have a lot of great holidays in store for you. Our communities around the world take every opportunity to have a […]

All You Need Is Love — Spending Valentine’s Day with InterNations

It’s February and love is in the air this month. Couples plan their romantic dinner dates and raid flower shops for their loved ones, while others celebrate “Galentine’s Day” with their best friends instead. No matter if you believe Valentine’s Day was invented by the greeting card industry or that it goes back to the […]

A School in the Congo: A Changemakers Success Story

There’s no better way of starting 2017 than sharing a success story with you. We have a great example from the Madrid Changemakers Group: this particular story began in April 2016 — almost one year ago — and reached its happy ending in January. Back in 2016, Rosa Guerrero, Consul of the Madrid Changemakers Group, […]

From Mountains to Deserts — The Winners of Our #GlobalLocalHolidays Contest

Last month, we asked expats around the world to share their favorite holiday moments with us, using the hashtag #GlobalLocalHolidays. We received over 350 submissions on Instagram showing us everything from biking on the beach to snowy mountain peaks. With all of these great holiday moments being shared, it was not easy for us to […]

Welcome 2017 — Making this Year a Great One

The beginning of a new year always has a very special meaning. For most people, it feels like a new chance to work towards their goals, to make some New Year’s resolutions (and definitely keep them this time) and to embark on a new adventure. We have planned a lot of great things for the […]

Christmas Markets and Fireworks – Celebrate This Holiday Season with InterNations

For many, December is the month of holiday cheer, cookies and candy, and, of course, cheesy movies on TV. Above all, it is the time we like to spend with our friends and families to contemplate everything that happened the past year. We here at InterNations HQ are in the holiday mood already. As we […]