Posts tagged making friends
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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#nonewfriends: 8 Signs Your BFF is a "Day One"

In this day an age we use big, abstract words like "love," "adore," and "swoon" to describe everything from a pair of shoes to a YouTube tutorial on how to make fried rice. Things grab our attention for 15 seconds, then we move on. But, it was love! Except it was a really brief love that probably won't make a lasting impression at all. Friendships shouldn't be as temperamental. Here's how to know if you've got a "day one" or an internet bff. 

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