New Orleans

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Brian Norris

"When first moving to Washington, D.C., I didn't know many people outside of the office. InterNations has changed that with some exciting events."

Caroline Stiles

"In such an international city such as Washington, D.C. InterNations holds great events for everyone to network and enjoy themselves."

Our Local Network of Expatriates in New Orleans Welcomes You!

Hello and a warm welcome to your InterNations Community of expats in musical New Orleans. Created to support expats, InterNations is a global network through which you can meet other people living abroad in New Orleans and around the world. As a member of InterNations, you'll also find a rich online library of informative resources. With detailed guides and invaluable advice, our aim is to answer your questions, like, "what type of visa do I need and how do I apply?" as well as provide you with reassurance as you move forward. Don't forget about our excellent forum too, where friendly expats share their experiences with newcomers, on everything from paperwork issues to restaurant recommendations. Their familiarity with the city and the steps it took to get there will ease your trepidation and spur you on towards your new life in New Orleans.

Join Our Exciting Events in New Orleans

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

Find More Information in Our New Orleans Expat Guides

  • Moving to New Orleans

    Known for its diverse, multilingual culture, New Orleans is a city full of color and warmth as well as being known as the ‘birthplace of jazz’. In this article on moving to New Orleans, you can find more information about the city, its climate, and the best way to get to New Orleans.
  • Living in New Orleans

    A fantastic city full of history and plenty of things to see and do, New Orleans provides a unique location for expatriates looking to experience a different side of the US, in a city known for its unique landscape and character. Read on for more on education, leisure and healthcare in the city.
  • Working in New Orleans

    While jazz and living the good life are the first things that spring to mind when thinking about New Orleans, there are also many professional opportunities available in the city as well. You can have a serious look at the city’s economy, job market and tax code in this article.

Exchange Tips about living in New Orleans

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our New Orleans expat forums.

Music and Industry in New Orleans

With one of the busiest ports in the world, New Orleans is a central hub for commerce and distribution. Other major industries include oil and petrochemical production, natural gas production, healthcare, and manufacturing, along with tourism, which contributes over 5 billion USD per year. Known as the birthplace of jazz, music-loving expats will find this passion very much alive in New Orleans today. The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Essence Music Festival, and numerous concert halls and smaller performance venues provide lively nightlife and a colorful events calendar.

Find Like-Minded Friends in New Orleans with InterNations Groups and Events

Your InterNations membership gives you access to a great range of resources online, but did you know we can also help you make friends in person, as soon as you arrive? Simply come along to one of our regular InterNations Events and start meeting your fellow expats in person. Whether you want to network with fellow professionals or simply socialize and have fun, our events provide an easy-going informal atmosphere. When you're ready to start pursuing new interests, take a look at our InterNations Groups and find like-minded expats to spend time with in the city. From up-to-date, reliable information to building lifelong friendships, your adventure in New Orleans starts with InterNations.