How to Make Friends Abroad: A Traveler’s Guide

Join Coworking Spaces: Great for digital nomads to network and make friends through organized social events and shared workspaces.

Use Social and Dating Apps Find like-minded individuals using apps like Meetup, Backpackr, Travello, and Tourlina; be cautious with meetups.

Participate in Language Exchanges Improve language skills and meet locals; found in community centers, schools, and local listings.

Engage with Local Communities Avoid only expat groups; integrate with locals to understand and appreciate the culture better.

Notice Local Hangouts: Observe where locals socialize and join in; activities like football or dominoes can help you meet new people.