This group is designed for internationals new to the United States. International diplomats, professionals and their spouses who are interested in “hitting the ground running”. Our meetup is a resource for discovering the easiest way to manage the details of daily living in the D.C. Metro area. Learn practical ways to make your transition into American culture smooth and satisfying. Join us for warm lively conversation filled with tips and tricks to solve just about any problem that may arise; where to go for more information and who to call for the next step. Improve your language skills while sharing thoughts and interests with other people who are also learning to navigate a new culture. Find out how to delve into what interests you and what you would like to experience. Come away uplifted, knowing that you will be getting more and more enjoyment out of your stay. We welcome members with all levels of English language skills.