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InterNations - A Place for Americans in Melanesia

Hello to all of our Americans in Melanesia! Are you interested in getting to know fellow American expats in Melanesia? Are you looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. which bars in Melanesia will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for stuffed turkey?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Melanesia. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of American expats, coming from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

Get to Know American People Abroad

We’ve collected some data to better understand the demographics and motivations of American expats:

Infographic: American People Abroad

Meet fellow Americans at our events in Melanesia

Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow Americans in Melanesia.

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Find More Information in Our Melanesia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Melanesia

    A true melting pot of culture, customs and people, Melanesia is a key destination for those wanting to move somewhere different. Challenging and special, this destination is suitable for all expats willing to live a diverse and enriching adventure.
  • Living in Melanesia

    Living in Melanesia comes with the many advantages of life in a tropical location, but there are still some downsides that should be considered. Therefore, it is important for expats to gather enough information well in advance: check out our guide and learning more about healthcare, safety, etc.
  • Working in Melanesia

    The diverse territory of Melanesia contributes to an unequal distribution of resources and consequently to a diversified economy. Expats can therefore choose among a wide range of industries, even if the job market is overall not the most appealing. Check out how to make the most of it with our guide!

American Expats in Melanesia Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where American expats in Melanesia exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The Archipelagos in the South Pacific can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Melanesia’s American expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow American expats in Melanesia.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Melanesia to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Americans in Melanesia at Our Events

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

Martin Beck
"Apart from private expat contacts, I could also find realiable business people in Melanesia's tourism business here on InterNations."
Katarzyna Kowalska
"I used to worry so much before coming to Melanesia , but on InterNations I realized that my fears were unfounded."

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