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Jan-Peter van Tijk

"I wish I'd found InterNations sooner: It would have made my first few month as an expat in London much less overwhelming."

Therese Yeboah

"For me, the InterNations events are the best part. I attend almost every get-together and always get to know lots of friendly fellow expats."

Living in Blackburn

The City of the Rovers, as it's known to many fans of the local soccer team, Blackburn Rovers, is a large town in the English county of Lancashire. There are many sights and sounds in Blackburn that can entertain even the pickiest of adventurers, with the beautiful cathedral at the center of the town, and the Italian renaissance-style Town Hall nearby. If you're in to sports, then checking out a game at Ewood Park would satisfy your match-day cravings. If you need a pointer in the right direction, whether that's once you're living in Blackburn, or you're on your way to the town, the InterNations website has a range of features that will help make living in Blackburn an absolute pleasure. The articles and forum posts on the website, some of which come from expatriates who have made similar moves, offer priceless insights into life as an expat in Blackburn or elsewhere across the globe.

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Moving to Blackburn

InterNations' Expat Magazine has all sorts of handy resources and articles that relate directly to moving to a new town or city. In fact, many expatriates themselves will leave forum posts and write their own contributions to the magazine to help others that are moving to a specific place. If you just need someone to chat with, someone who might have had similar experiences, then the one-on-one message system will appeal to you - you can get in touch with a like-minded traveler and hear their stories, absorbing their travel advice. The Expat Magazine has articles that describe how to plan ahead before you leave - making sure you have all the correct travel documentation, visas, permits or passports to hand. Other articles discuss how to leave the country with the family pet, the regulations that are in place, and if the climate will be suitable for your feline or canine pal. Moving to Blackburn as an expatriate shouldn't be a struggle with the InterNations community of expats behind you.

Working in Blackburn

Once you've settled in to a new place, and you've got your bearings around the town, then it's time to start seeking out a new job. It might be that you moved to Blackburn specifically for work, or you might have moved in the hope of exploring and seeing what's available. Some expatriates are sent to a new city by their employer, but that doesn't mean they will automatically have an easy time of working in Blackburn. InterNations site has lots of forums and discussion groups, where you can read stories from other expats, learning how they handled life abroad, and how they made those first few difficult steps. The articles in the Expat Magazine additionally cover all aspects of working abroad, including details on cultural boundaries in business, and tips and hints for starting your own business. With the help of InterNations' global expat community, you'll settle in to life working in Blackburn in no time.

Jan-Peter van Tijk

"I wish I'd found InterNations sooner: It would have made my first few month as an expat in London much less overwhelming."

Therese Yeboah

"For me, the InterNations events are the best part. I attend almost every get-together and always get to know lots of friendly fellow expats."