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Connecting people

Connecting people

6th August 2021 · Uncategorised

What better way to prepare for a stay abroad than by exchanging ideas with other expats? The following platforms, which are more personal than business-oriented portals such as LinkedIn and more thematically focused than general social media platforms such as Facebook and the like, offerexpats from all over the world, a virtual space to meet and exchange ideas.

Expatica.com
How do you buy car insurance in Qatar? How does dating work in South Africa? How do you start a business in Russia? Expatica.com answers these and many other questions related to  moving, working and living abroad.

interpals.net
InterPals has 5 million members who exchange information about travel and expat life, provide tips worldwide, learn languages together or support others in learning languages. Learning about languages and cultures is clearly the focus of InterPals.

internations.org
Internations sees itself as an online expat community. Its 4.2 million members provide tips and recommendations, have communities in 420 cities worldwide and organise around 6,000 “events and activities”, on a  monthly basis.

meetup.com
Meetup has 54 million users worldwide. A platform to meet people with similar interests, organise online groups and plan and host in-person and virtual events. A good starting point to get in touch with the local population.

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