Cary, despite being a city, is known as the Town of Cary, and lies at the heart of the Triangle area of North Carolina, between Raleigh and the Triangle Research Park. The town of Cary has a large Asian community and a significant number of expatriates from around the world, drawn to the cutting edge technology, research and development park which covers some seven thousand acres. Meeting expats in Cary with a similar outlook and professional standing may be realized through the InterNations portal, which enables expatriates to network with each other on a global as well as more parochial level. Expats in Cary and surrounding areas have the opportunity to make contact and organize social gatherings and events with those of a similar business and professional standing living in Cary.
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Moving to a new country as an expatriate for any length of time can be a stressful process, with new surroundings to become accustomed to and a lack of social contact to assist with the settling in process. Questions often arise before and during a relocation. As a registered member of InterNations, it can be beneficial to network via the online forums and discussion groups to find expats already living in Cary or other parts of the United States, to not only advise you but to form professional friendships with. It is often possible to find expatriates in North Carolina and Cary itself willing to help you through the relocation and integration with the inhabitants of Cary. InterNations furthermore offers the Expat Magazine, a collection of articles which contain a wealth of information on a range of general topics of help to expatriates moving abroad. The magazine is a recommended read, especially if this is your first relocation as an expat, and should answer all but the most specific queries you may have.
The town of Cary is near to the world-renowned Triangle Research Park which houses many multinational corporations, world-class businesses and a number of research institutes of several American universities. Expatriate personnel employed within the Triangle Research Park are leading lights in their chosen field, and as registered members of InterNations are entitled to contact fellow expats working in Cary and the nearby Triangle Research Park to arrange cultural, social and leisure activities for their mutual benefit. Enjoying the company of like-minded individuals and their families in an atmosphere of friendship and trust is the best way to relax during your leisure time whilst forming new friendships. Cary is also home to the MacGregor Downs Country Club, which offers golf, tennis and other leisure pursuits alongside fine dining in a refined atmosphere. The USA Baseball National Training Complex features frequent games to enjoy with expatriate friends, and the WakeMed Soccer Park is the place to go to watch league matches.