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5 Surefire Ways to Make Friends While Traveling

Take Your Time

One of the best ways to make friends with locals is simply to slow down. It’s hard to truly get to know anyone if you’re in a new place every night.

If you're buying your morning coffee at the same café, you can’t help but build connections.

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  10. To find beauty in small things that you did not notice before you started your trip, like a home-cooked meal.

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