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  • Jacques Paillard

    All expatriates in my company joined InterNations because it really helped me get accustomed to my new life in Manila.

InterNations — A Community for American Expats in Manila

Hello to all Americans in Manila! Are you interested in getting to know fellow expats in Manila? Looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. wondering if there are any bars in Manila which will be showing your favorite baseball or American football team’s upcoming match or where to go in town for st■ turkey?

There’s no doubt about it: . The is a city known for , and much more! With the , navigating your way around the city from one place to the next is simple. This also means that if you don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle of the center, you can enjoy a quieter life in , which are away from Manila’s center.

Although Manila has lots to offer, you might be wondering where and how you can meet other Americans in the city. Luckily, InterNations is here to make this easier for you! You’re warmly invited to join the InterNations community. Within our international network in Manila, there’s a vibrant circle of American expats from all regions of USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond.

  • Community Member
    From United States of America, living in Manila
  • Community Member
    From United States of America, living in Manila
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    From United States of America, living in Manila
  • Community Member
    From United States of America, living in Manila
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    From United States of America, living in Manila

Meet other Americans in Manila

Connect at Our Events in Manila

Attend our monthly events and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expats and fellow Americans in Manila. From sailing to spirituality, there is sure to be something for everyone! In most communities, there are also monthly Newcomers’ Events especially for those who have recently joined the American community in Manila. Take this chance to mingle and meet other expats and global minds in Manila.

Want to meet other Americans at our events?

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Engage with Other Americans in Our Manila Expat Forum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Manila expat forums. When you arrive in Manila, you’re likely to have many questions, from how to register as a resident to where to find language lessons. Use our forum to ask members of the InterNations community everything you’re wondering about, even things like where to find ingredients for dishes from home in Manila. InterNations makes it easy for American expats in Manila to exchange experiences and tips to support each other. You can also check out our Expat Q&A Forum to look for accommodation, jobs, or even advice on the best international schools or whether there are any American schools in your area.

  • Interested in Learning Tai Chi?
    5 replies
    Feb 4, 11:32 AM
    Community member

    Has there been any development on this thread, or have you started the lessons or training yet... :-(

  • Advice/referrals of part-time nanny or housekeeper
    6 replies
    Jun 21, 5:08 AM
    Community member

    I am not sure if this page still going on...I am looking for a job as nanny or house maid...I have 15 years experienced working abroad..now I am here in makati working in french family but sad to say …

  • Hiring a car and driver
    11 replies
    May 2, 1:59 AM
    Community member

    Anyone who are looking for rent a car with driver here in Philippines...please email me at yhel50@gmail.com

Ask experienced American expats in Manila

  • Where can I find American food?
  • Where can I meet other Americans?
  • Are there American schools in Manila?

Find People Who Share Your Passions

The "Pearl Of The Orient", Manila can be a great place for expats, especially with the InterNations community helping you to make the most of your experience!

Do you want to continue with your hobbies — or discover new ones — while living in Manila? There’s a variety of InterNations Groups you can join, including everything from sightseeing to hiking. These are run by dedicated Consuls with at least one activity each month, such as dinners in Manila’s finest restaurants or outings with other expats to explore all that the has to offer, from Binondo, the ""Chinatown"" district in Manila, to Quiapo Church, which houses the revered statue of the Black Nazarene, and much more.

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Enjoy the International Experience with InterNations

  • Browse our network of members to get to know American expats in Manila and connect with others.
  • Take part in our expat forums to get firsthand tips and information from fellow Americans in Manila.
  • Meet other American expats and global minds at 600 monthly official events and share your interests at more than 4,600 monthly activities in Manila and across the globe.

InterNations provides an easy, casual way to get to know expats from the USA and further afield in your local community. Sound good? Then let us welcome you into our Manila Community today!

Meet Fellow Americans in Manila at Our Events

Our community in Manila is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Manila’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other American expats to explore the shores of Manila Bay. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the USA in your local community as well as Americans in the Philippines nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Americans living in Manila!