If you’re about to join the number of expats living in Salamanca, you may well be eager to talk to fellow expatriates. By registering with InterNations, you can seek out like-minded people from all over the world living in Salamanca and across the globe. The Spanish town of Salamanca is often described as the perfect hybrid of a city and a town, being big enough to offer various facilities but small enough to have an intimate, friendly atmosphere. The town, also known as “La Ciudad Dorada”, is famous for its cathedral, known as the Catedral Nueva, as well as the Plaza Mayor, an area which much of Salamanca’s life is centered upon. Once you’re out and about exploring Salamanca, chances are you’ll find yourself spending a great deal of time at this Plaza Mayor; one of the most renowned squares in Spain, or eating or drinking at some of the town’s stunning restaurants and bars. The friendliness of the town has made it easy for many workers arriving from abroad to make friends straight away, and the broad mix of nationalities should help you to fit in quickly. There are various facilities for excursions in and around this university town, with epic mountains and lakes being found close by as well as charming classic villages. Meet like-minded souls through InterNations and you’ll quickly learn to love Salamanca.
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InterNations aims to make life easier for people planning on moving to Salamanca by offering members the chance to get to know each other through forums, discussion groups and private communication and in this way socialize, network and share information with fellow expatriates in Salamanca and across the globe. The informative aspect of InterNations is further supplemented with InterNations content section, including the Expat Magazine. It features a host of different traveler-specific features, with various topics covered, including insurance for expats, international finance, culture, enjoying life abroad, relationships and family life of expatriates, shared experiences, and much more. Articles are written by an in-house staff as well as fellow expats and InterNations members, drawing upon their own expatriation experiences to share advice and tips with others.
Newly arrived expatriates working in Salamanca may well find life abroad daunting and somewhat isolating at first. It is a good thing then that expats living in Salamanca can use InterNations to get in touch with fellow expatriates in the area and across the world. There are over 1,000 InterNations discussion groups online as well as various threads and posts in the forums in which you can chat and seek advice on various topics. Discussion group categories, for example, include topics such as jobs, geography, food, sport, science and arts, whilst the forums include threads and posts on politics and society, travel, expatriate questions and answers, as well as small talk. If you’ve working in Salamanca, and can now count yourself as being amongst the towns 180,000 inhabitants, you can use InterNations to find expats to explore the area together or perhaps to practice your Castilian with.