Guatemala

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Thomas Crawford

"The InterNations expat circle in Guatemala City is such a diversified, multi-national crowd! "

Therese Waldorf

"Moving to such a vast and lively city abroad scared me a little, but this site helped my acclimatisation as an expat in "Guate" a lot. "

InterNations – The Place for Japanese Living in Guatemala

Want to connect with the expat community of Japanese in Guatemala? Looking for Japanese compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Japanese expats to go on an excursion to the three dozen volcanic areas amidst its mountain ranges with?

InterNations Guatemala offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Guatemala or are still in Japan planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Japanese expats in Guatemala is going very strong, with members having roots all across Japan - from Sapporo, over the Kansai Region to Tokyo.

Meet other Japanese at our events in Guatemala

Attend our monthly events and activities for Japanese expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Guatemala Expat Guides

  • Moving to Guatemala

    Expats moving to Guatemala will be relocating to the most populous country in Central America, with the population almost evenly split between urban and rural areas. Learn more about the country, its people and climate, as well as how to best get there in this article!
  • Living in Guatemala

    Famous for its natural beauty and Mayan runes, there's more to life in Guatemala than hiking up a volcano, though! Discover more about living in Guatemala as an expatriate in this article, from transportation, healthcare, education, and more.
  • Working in Guatemala

    Even if it is not an usual choice for expats, our article on working in Guatemala, will show you both sides of the coin as well as providing you with info on the economy, work permits, taxation, and jobs in Guatemala.

Tips and Advice on Guatemala from Your Fellow Japanese Expats

Obviously, expat life in Guatemala goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Japanese is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Guatemalan mentality and way of life. Japanese in Guatemala are a part of our community, calling cities such as Puerto San José, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Ciudad, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Japanese in Guatemala Ciudad, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Japanese delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Guatemalan InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Japan.
  • On the Guatemala Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get sushi and sashimi in Guatemala Ciudad, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Guatemala has information on the nearest Japanese embassy and many other institutions.

From the three dozen volcanic areas amidst its mountain ranges to the shallow and sparsely populated Pacific Lowlands, you can meet supportive and friendly Japanese expats in Guatemala on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Japanese in Guatemala

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Guatemala. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Guatemalan tamal, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Guatemala Ciudad’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Guatemala? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Petén's most impressive Maya ruins and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Japan and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Konbanwa from our Japanese living in Guatemala!