In today’s globalized world, it has become very simple to meet people from all kinds of cultural backgrounds – and, sometimes, to fall in love. InterNations highlights common issues and different strategies to make your intercultural relationship or international marriage work!
After receiving her bachelor’s degree, InterNations member Alex took a traineeship in a hotel in China. However, she decided to give it up after some time. In this article she shares her tips on how to not to stress out during your life abroad and how to make the right decision.
Many an expatriate might first start thinking about financial planning, pension provisions, and maybe even offshore investments once the move has been braved and they have even managed to deal with the annual tax headache. But that might already be too late! Read on for advice on savings and provisions for expats.
You have a job in your new destination and handled all the paperwork that comes with moving to another country? Well done! But you still need to keep some final steps in mind, such as health check-ups and financial issues. Our guide helps you with the final preparations for moving to another country.
As an expat, you need a basic understanding of the culture you are about to do business in or with. Not breaking any unwritten rules is no easy task and requires quite some preparation on your side. We have put together a small guide to help you get it right from the beginning!
As a global mind, e.g. an expat working in international management or a business person with lots of clients abroad, you’ll need to deal with international business communication sooner or later. We show you how good communication skills can help you overcome international business issues.
Are you changing your profession, job, or getting a promotion? Or have you decided to go on your own and despite the excitement of having an ocean of new possibilities ahead, you do not understand the fear you have that you might not handle it?
Short-term work abroad is very well-suited to recent graduates who want to explore the world or take a break before deciding on a career path. There are a lot of different types of short-term work opportunities abroad. InterNations takes a closer look at them.
Many expats want to make doubly sure they have the proper international insurance coverage. However, that does not mean they’d like to be charged twice for social security! Read the InterNations Insurance Guide to find out how international social security agreements help avoid such double payments.
After my own personal encounters meeting some very strong and inspiring expat women, as well as from reading recent articles here on InterNations contributed by “trailing spouses”, I was motivated to write about another group of inspirational, strong female expats.
What is culture shock? Everybody who has lived abroad has heard about it and probably experienced it themselves. But could you define this phenomenon? InterNations helps you to adjust to your new home by teaching you to recognize the various stages of culture shock and how to deal with its symptoms.
Are you currently planning your expat budget? Or are you simply interested in how expensive different destinations worldwide are in comparison? InterNations has taken a close look at three international surveys regarding the cost of living for expatriates and summed up their results for you.