Ways of making local friends #ConvoStarter

http://activeplaytherapies.com/?x=viagra-for-sale Kate Thomas travel conversationWelcome to our second post of conversation starters! I say “our” because we are really doing this together, you and me, and other travelers or dormant travelers who join our conversation.

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generic viagra tablets In the first “Conversation Starter” post, we talked about whether or not making friends while traveling can transform and enhance the way we experience a destination.


mdma similar drugs to viagra Many of the commenters raved about the enriching nature of these connections and even shared a few of their own travel stories. But one of the commenters, Ben, raised an issue that I often hear and wanted to highlight. He wrote:


source url “OK, unlike the rest of the bunch, I actually do think it’s quite difficult to meet people in foreign countries in a short period of time, even if you speak the language! The fact is that even the most adventurous and immersion-minded of us can face issues stemming from the fact that a vacation is short by definition. To make local friends in a non-contrived way often requires an “in” of some sort – and getting that first step is often what’s hard. It also probably depends on what city / country you’re in – but short of making plans ahead of time through various social networks to “meet” locals, seems hard to do in a spontaneous way.”

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follow http://wphls.org/?x=purchase-viagra-professional-from-online-drugstore-canada I’m interested to hear what you think of this comment. Have you had a similar problem? Or if you have succeeded in making local friends on a short trip, how did you do it? Also, if there was a service or company out there that could solve this problem, what would you like it to be or to do?  I know of many, I will share them with you on the next Conversation Starter post. 

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  • Amy

    viagra without prescription Ya. Ben is right. When you are on a vacation for a short time it can be super difficult to make friends who are from my destination. I’m more likely to make friends (or at least have conversations) with other travelers, actually.

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    enter site I wish there was some kind of app that could tell me what is happening in my vicinity in terms of local events by interest. I might not make a new friend but at least I’d know what locals were up to around me. Just an idea.

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    • travelwithkate

      propecia dose mg Oh I like that app idea, Amy! I know of quite a few iterations that are already out there that do what you are looking for. I’ll be sure to provide them in the next post.

  • Vicky

    lasix prescription Sometimes it’s easier to make friends when traveling alone because of necessity…

  • Kathy Madoyan

    http://thedragonslairnj.com/?search=lasix-and-muscle-cramps Yes, what Ben said is very true. How easy it is to make local friends in a foreign place in a non-contrived way can largely depend on the location you’re in. I think knowing at least one local person has always allowed me to make friends in the areas I’ve traveled, and I see how much that facilitated the process in retrospect. I really like the app idea! I would love to have notifications of social hang out/events of wherever I am – I’m looking forward to your next post about travel apps!

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