Posts tagged how to make friends abroad
Creating International Networks: How to Find Emotional Support Abroad

What stops most people from moving abroad is the fear that they worn’t be able to find emotional support in a new place. Creating networks internationally may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 5 tips for finding emotional support abroad!

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How to Make Friends when Living Abroad: 3 Mistakes I Made So You Don’t Have To

Making friends abroad can feel like dating. You’re in a new place, surrounded by new people, and you want to meet someone. So, you put yourself out there and hope for the best. If you’re lucky, I mean really lucky, you find your people right away. But like relationships, expat friendships are complicated. People are constantly on the go, and often, without the proximity that brought you together in the first place, these friendships come to an end. In my travels, I’ve made many amazing friends, but I’ve lost some too. Here are the top 3 mistakes I’ve made while making friends abroad.

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5 Ways to Make Friends While Traveling

Maybe you’re traveling alone and want to turn those selfies into usies. Or maybe you’re with a group and want to make friends with locals. There’s nothing wrong with sharing experiences and it’s often the who that makes a trip that much better. But how do you make friends in a new country? Will they think you’re weird? Isn’t that unsafe? Here are 5 ways to make friends while traveling abroad and turn your trip into an unforgettable experience.

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Adulting 101: How To Host A Successful Dinner Party

Being a host can be intimidating, especially if you’re a novice. The devil is truly in the details when it comes to planning a gathering of friends, family or new faces. But hosting needn’t be a source of stress, as long as you tackle it with a game plan. Here are a few tips to help you get the revelry started.

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Meet La Morena: Long Term Expat Nicole Angela

From Alaska to the heart of Spain, Nicole is an expat who really knows how to go after what she wants. With over 10 years living in the country, she has dedicated her time here to advancing professionally and growing as an individual. From flamenco, English teaching and acting, she has been able to go after what she truly wants while living in the country. Recently starting her own business in the wine industry, Nicole is breaking boundaries once again. We got to speak with her to hear her story of how she ended up in Spain, why she's decided to stay long term and the importance of being open minded when moving abroad. 

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How to Use Time Management to Combat Homesickness

Homesickness is nothing to be ashamed of. It doesn’t mean that you don’t like where you are, nor does it mean that you want to leave. It means that you’re trying to find your place in a new environment and are being pulled by both the old and the new. It’s normal and it comes and goes. It’s important to recognize it for what it is and be proactive. Here's how to use time management to combat homesickness. 

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Paseítos: Meet Majida

Paseítos is the newest LMDES video series where we bring you stories, advice and inspiration from the expat community that has been living in Spain for quite some time. Chatting with entrepreneurs, yoga instructors, foodies and more you’ll get to hear what life is like from our diverse group of expats. Meet Majida. 

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