The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post
Every expat talks about "culture shock" when moving to a new country, but it's not something I considered when moving to Germany to work for InterNations from the UK almost a year ago. I'd visited the country eight times and studied the language for nine years before relocating, so thought I was pretty aux fait with the culture.
Whether you're exploring Southeast Asia, or interrailing through Europe, backpacking is a popular, fun, and affordable way to see the world. However, this type of traveling can also be stressful, especially as things don't always go to plan. These six tips should help you to avoid, or resolve, such problems, and get the most out...
While tourism can bring much-needed money to underdeveloped areas, our beloved vacations can also wreak havoc on the environment. From pollutive ferry trips to indirectly contributing towards deforestation, tourists damage natural habitats in a variety of ways. Recent research has even suggested that tourism could account for eight percent of all greenhouse emissions: that's nearly...
Planning a trip to Southeast Asia can be pretty overwhelming. I should know: I've done it myself! There are hundreds of possible stop-off points, countless popular landmarks, and so much tasty food to try. That's why I've listed my opinions about seven of the region's most-visited towns and cities.
Essex has more to offer than just night clubs and tanning salons: it's home to some of the most scenic seaside towns in the country. While some of these towns technically lie on estuaries rather than oceans, all of them offer beautiful beaches and soothing waves for locals and visitors alike.
When I moved to Germany from the UK last July, I knew that leaving behind my long-term boyfriend would be one of the hardest challenges to overcome. Although I was to move back home after a year, saying goodbye to him was one of the most emotional experiences I've ever had.
Moving abroad is, undeniably, a daunting experience. It's easy to end up with a never-ending list of things to do and buy before you go, and to let this list put you off moving at all.
From leisure activities to eating habits, lifestyles vary hugely around the world! InterNations explores different lifestyles in countries around the world.
InterNations shows you how to prepare yourself for an overseas move, cope with different expat struggles and adjust to life abroad much faster.