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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 Gillingham

Gillingham is quaint town in Kent in the South East of England with much to offer. The name Gillingham literally means 'the homestead of Gylla's family' in Old English. Gyllingas was a medieval warlord and was famous for leading his warriors into battle screaming and shouting - these days, though, Gillingham is a peaceful place with much to offer for those who live there. Nevertheless, expatriates moving to Gillingham may still find the transition difficult, but InterNations is here to help. InterNations offers more than 1,000 different online discussion groups on a range of topics from practical information about jobs and professions to food and drink. There are also plenty of forum posts, written by members, which give advice on many issues faced by expats but are also a great place to just get to know other expatriates.

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Moving to Gillingham

If you are moving to Gillingham, The Royal Engineers Museum must be on your list of things to do when you arrive. Gillingham has been the home of the Royal Engineers for many years and the museum is one of the most important for military engineering history; it also has exhibits on the history of the British Empire. In nearby Chatham there is also the naval war memorial, another important sight. Despite all that Gillingham has to offer, though, settling in to a new place takes some time, but InterNations is here to help expats living in Gillingham or any other foreign city. Our Expat Magazine contains a collection of articles on various expatriation-relevant topics; from expat insurance and finance to culture shock and relationships. There's something to help everyone in our magazine and our platform in general so if you are an expatriate moving to Gillingham look no further than InterNations.

Working in Gillingham

Since the opening of the Gillingham Business Park in the 1980s, Gillingham has become a center for economic growth in Kent. The business park is one of the most popular business locations in North Kent and home to businesses such as Virgin Media and Fuji Seal. InterNations is the largest global network of expatriates with more than one million members, currently representing 190 nationalities from around the world and many are highly educated successful professionals with top international jobs. If you are an expatriate working in Gillingham looking for the opportunity to network and get in touch with like-minded expats in Gillingham and around the world, then InterNations is for you. No matter whether you are looking for information, a business network, or simply friendship, InterNations is here to make your relocation and life abroad as stress free as possible.

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."