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    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

InterNations – Connecting Brits living in Benin

Are you looking for fellow Brits in Benin? Do you need advice and tips from your British countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other British expats to discover attractions like the baobab-dotted savannas together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Benin or still residing at home in United Kingdom to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Benin provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of British expats in Benin, hailing from all across United Kingdom - from Cardiff, over Glasgow to London.

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    From United Kingdom, living in Cotonou
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    From United Kingdom, living in Cotonou
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    From United Kingdom, living in Cotonou
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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our Benin expat forums.

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    Receive Information and Tips about Benin from British Expats

    Obviously, embarking on expat life in Benin is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your British compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Beninese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Brits in Benin, living in Porto-Novo, Malanville, Cotonou and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofBrits in Cotonou.

    So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for British food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the British InterNations Community:

    • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from United Kingdom in Benin.
    • Receive and share advice in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for roast beef in Porto-Novo...
    • Browse the InterNations Places database for Benin to find institutions like the nearest British embassy and many others.

    From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly British expats in Benin.

    Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Brits in Benin

    Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Benin. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Porto-Novo's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Royal Palaces at Abomey, the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital, and other impressive landmarks across Benin.

    This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from United Kingdom and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Brits living in Benin!

    • Jaromir Novy

      There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

    • Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

      Before I came here as an expat, I only knew Benin as home of actor Djimon Honsou. But now Cotonou & InterNations is my home too.

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