Who We Are

Hilltop International Friends (HIF) seeks to provide community and practical support for international people living, working, and studying in the Boston metro. We have monthly community lunches, social events, outings to popular tourist spots in Boston, and much more. We are here to help you feel at home in Boston!

How We Can Help

Are you unsure how to use the subway? Have you been invited to dinner at a co-worker's house, and you aren't sure what to bring? Do you want to improve your English? Are you wondering how to survive winter in Boston? We are here to help you with these questions and much more! Future events will cover the following topics:

  • Shopping in Boston
  • How to use public transportation (subway, bus, taxi)
  • US Holidays and what they mean
  • Improving and practicing your English
  • Understanding business culture in the US
  • Understanding university culture in the US
  • How do I do my taxes?
  • Surviving Winter in Boston


Have a suggestion? Send us an email: international@hilltopboston.com.


Chinese New Year Celebration!
Mar 7 2019 - 12:11pm

Happy Year of the Pig! We had a great time last month attending the Chinese New Year Celebration and Parade in Chinatown in Boston. We especially enjoyed eating dim sum together! Check out some photos of our adventures. 


Michelle and team

January Newsletter is here!
Jan 9 2019 - 11:48am

Check out our latest newsletter here. Keep up to date on all the fun things going on in January!


Michelle and team

Thanksgiving Dinner
Dec 2 2018 - 5:09pm

Hi, friends! We had a really great time at our Thanksgiving meal - we had 32 people! Check out some of the photos here. 

We can't wait until next year!


Check out our October Newsletter!
Oct 12 2018 - 5:24pm

Hi, friends!

Our October Newsletter is here: https://mailchi.mp/9936c3c44da1/october-news-hilltop-international-friends

Please read to find out what events we'll be having next month. Hope to see some of you at lunch tomorrow!


Michelle and team

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We'd love to hear from you! We make an effort to get back to you as soon as possible.

Email: international@hilltopboston.com