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Francois Bertrand

"The last InterNations event was just great: I had some very nice chats with fellow expats (even Canadians like me) in Mexico City. "

Barbara Melington

"With InterNations, we had the chance to find a good bi-lingual school for our children in Mexico. They are gonna grow up as true 'third-culture kids'! "

Living in Ensenada

As an expatriate living in Ensenada you will find much to see and do. Located about 65 miles south of the United States border on the Baja California Peninsula, Ensenada is known as the “Cinderella of the Pacific” and is an important commercial, fishing and tourist port, with cruise ships regularly visiting. The cosmopolitan population primarily speaks Spanish, but English is used in the tourist areas and city centers. With a semi-arid climate, Ensenada is home to a number of acclaimed educational establishments specializing in scientific research and natural sciences. Ensenada is said to have the highest per capita number of resident scientists in Latin America, which makes the city an ideal location for socializing with expats of a similar professional status. The InterNations online expatriate community offers those living in Ensenada the opportunity to network with business and educational professionals around the world, and is the ideal platform for finding expatriates in the Ensenada area and across the globe.

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Moving to Ensenada

Moving to Ensenada should be an exciting prospect for an expatriate, but the process of relocating to a foreign country can be a daunting and stressful one. With a language barrier to overcome and a new culture to absorb problems can quickly arise, and that is where an InterNations membership can help. The online community of global expats registered with InterNations offer their knowledge and expertise to other members in the spirit of friendship, and often what may seem an insurmountable problem can be quickly and easily resolved with advice and tips from members who have lived or are still living in Mexico and even Ensenada itself. There are bound to be questions of a more general nature, and these are best answered by accessing the InterNations website and reading through our Expat Magazine. The magazine contains a great deal of general advice on relocating anywhere in the world, and has a large selection of articles and topics to browse through, from culture shock and cross-cultural communication to moving abroad with your children.

Working in Ensenada

Ensenada has a thriving commercial and educational sector which focuses on tourism and technology. The Autonomous University of Baja California in Ensenada houses the Institute of Astronomy and the National Astronomical Observatory is situated in the mountains to the south of the city. The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is a part of the university, and with a cluster of biomedical and biotechnological companies in the area, Ensenada is rapidly developing a reputation for scientific advancement. An expat working in Ensenada can expect to enjoy a multinational cuisine with locally produced wines, and meeting with fellow expatriates via the InterNations forums is the ideal way to relax amongst the friendly and trusted community of leading academics, scientists and business professionals living and working as expats in Ensenada. With globally acclaimed surfing beaches, opportunities for grey whale watching, kayaking and scuba diving near to the La Bufadova blowhole, mountain biking and golfing resorts, and the social, cultural and civic center known as the Riviera del Pacifico within Ensenada to explore, expats in Ensenada have a busy social calendar to organize amongst themselves!

Francois Bertrand

"The last InterNations event was just great: I had some very nice chats with fellow expats (even Canadians like me) in Mexico City. "

Barbara Melington

"With InterNations, we had the chance to find a good bi-lingual school for our children in Mexico. They are gonna grow up as true 'third-culture kids'! "