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- Jacques Paillard
At the InterNations Events, I didn't only enjoy dancing the night away at some great venues, but I also got to know some great friends.
InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Spain
Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Spain? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the amazing beaches of the Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz with?
InterNations Spain offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Spain or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Spain is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.
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Tips and Advice on Spain from Your Fellow South African Expats
Obviously, expat life in Spain goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Spanish mentality and way of life. South Africans in Spain are a part of our community, calling cities such as Barcelona, Sevilla, Madrid, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Madrid, for example.
Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Spanish InterNations Community!
- Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
- On the Spain Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Madrid, etc.
- The InterNations Places database for Spain has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.
From the amazing beaches of the Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz to the thriving capital, the vibrant Catalonian coastal city of Barcelona, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Spain on InterNations.
Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Spain
Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Spain. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Spanish paella, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Madrid’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Spain? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Galicia's pilgrimage sites at Santiago de Compostela and other beautiful landmarks.
Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Spain!
- Katharina Berbner
Thanks to InterNations, I found a good language school for expats to take intensive classes in Spanish and socialize a bit more.