Expats often struggle to completely adjust to living in another country. But sticking exclusively with the expat community may ultimately prevent you from really understanding and immersing yourself in the local culture. InterNations helps you leave your comfort zone!
Throughout your expat life, staying healthy may be one of the biggest challenges. You need to get informed about possible health risks in your new home and feasible countermeasures. The InterNations magazine will help you lead a safe and sound expat life!
Being an expat can bring a certain kind of loneliness. When you leave your home country, you tend to go away from your family, friends, and colleagues, and step into a new world where you are exposed to all kinds of challenges and difficulties. Let me offer three ways to get over that expat loneliness.
Are you currently planning your expat budget? Or are you simply interested in how expensive different destinations worldwide are in comparison? InterNations has taken a close look at three international surveys regarding the cost of living for expatriates and summed up their results for you.
There are many types of transitions in life, from the smallest to the most significant. Moving abroad is one such significant change which brings with it multiple levels of stress, fears and worries. The way we manage this change can strengthen and prepare us for a new future.
As a global mind, e.g. an expat working in international management or a business person with lots of clients abroad, you’ll need to deal with international business communication sooner or later. We show you how good communication skills can help you overcome international business issues.
Short-term work abroad is very well-suited to recent graduates who want to explore the world or take a break before deciding on a career path. There are a lot of different types of short-term work opportunities abroad. InterNations takes a closer look at them.
When InterNations member Kelsey moved to Tanzania and later to South Africa, she expected a lot of things to be the cause of culture shock. Yet, she was surprised when she realized that money management was the aspect she ended up struggling with the most.
Are you an expat who’s in it for the long run? Getting to know your host culture and the neighborhood you live in is an essential step when turning your host country into a home. InterNations has some valuable tips for expats on long-term assignments.
Planning an international life or starting an expat assignment comes with quite a few special hurdles. Job-hunting and choosing the right school for your kids are just two of the many little assignments that await you in your new international life. Our checklist gives you guidance for this process!
While most expats rent an apartment or house during their stay, you might be considering buying your own property abroad. InterNations has collected a number of tips for you on how to buy property overseas and what you, as a foreign buyer, might need to especially look out for.
The question of how to best finance your property purchase abroad is surely one of the most important ones. In the following article, you will find an overview of financing options and a summery on the dangers of foreign currency mortgages. Additionally, we have composed a list of additional costs regarding your overseas home.
A promotion can be a huge step forward in your career, but what if you suddenly feel like a fish out of water? Adjusting to a new job position with more responsibility can be quite nerve-wrecking. InterNations member Malgosia gives advice on how to deal with the situation.
A great resume is essential to boost your career. But how often should you update it? Regularly working on and “growing” your resume can really help you get the best out of your job application. InterNations member Harlem tells us how to create a “living resume”.
Have you ever met someone born in Brazil, who grew up in Scotland, went to school in Montreal and now works in Mumbai? People with this background are called third-culture kids – globally mobile youngsters whose lifestyle rivals that of any adult expat. Learn more about them from this article!
Pablo Garcia Ramirez
"Thanks to a business partner here in Nagoya, I found out about the InterNations community and connected with fellow expats from Spain. "
"Expats on InterNations gave us valuable hints for finding an appropriate school in Nairobi for our two children."