top of page

Travel Topic : Making friends in a new city

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

One of the comments that my clients make when we first start talking is the fear of making friends. Making friends on a vacation vs making friends when you are settling into a new city will evidently look different. As someone who has moved countries 3 times, these are the ways that I have managed to meet new friends.

Don't be too frightened, you will definitely find your crowd.

Your new job

Work will be a really great source of making new friends when you move to a new destination because you spend so much time with these people. Work a customer facing role? Post shift bevs can be a great way to unwind.

Try out a new hobby

In person group meetups.

Facebook groups.

Introduce yourself online

Dating apps.

Friends of friends.


Just a few tips on safety

It may seem silly to add this bit but I just want you all to stay safe and meet great people


- As a rule of thumb I always meet people out in public for coffee/drinks where there are other people around. Just to make sure that they are who they say they are...

- Be trusting but don't immediately give away alot of information.

- Focus on your gut instinct, it's entire purpose is to keep you safe.

- Send a quick message to someone who you know whether that be someone from home or your housemates, just so someone knows what you are up to.


35 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Destination highlight : Oslo, Norway

If your idea of fun is hiking up a mountainside, Oslo needs to be on your t0-see list. The beautiful Andrea, who I am currently doing a Worldpacker exchange with, has been living in Oslo for a year wi

コメント


bottom of page