5 Surefire Ways to Make Friends While Traveling
When searching for friends, say yes to invitations, whether it's an adventure in the mountains or simply hanging out by the lake.
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To think creatively. Sometimes it takes a little thinking outside of the box to get by.
To find beauty in small things that you did not notice before you started your trip, like a home-cooked meal.
Traveling forces you out of your comfort zone.
You know and feel comfortable with all the people in the school: the teachers, the friends, the parents, and other school workers.
Traveling teaches you better time management skill
In your travel adventure, getting late will cost you lots of money. After all, you can’t ask the plane to wait for you.
Traveling allows you to see and experience new ways of living.
Have you been to Guangzhou, China and seen people eat cockroaches and worms? You might be able to see the photo of that from a textbook, but experiencing it yourself can only be done through traveling.
In deciding where you want to work, consider the kind of experience you’d like to have:
Try visit the place you're interested in moving to if it's feasible. Because working in a country or city is not the same as vacationing there.
While hitting the tourist hot spots is great, try to explore neighborhoods where the locals live, visit grocery stores, and sit in restaurants. Then you can do one better and speak to other expats who live there to get a sense of what day-to-day life is like.
As tempting as it is to move to a beautiful place for the location and lifestyle, don’t do it at the cost of your career. There’s nothing worse than moving to a country for a job you end up hating, especially if your legal status depends on an employer-sponsored visa.
Be proactive about researching the reputation of any company you’re considering.