Making Friends – as an adult – in another country

Missing my friends
How could I replace my Aussie besties?

When you’re a kid it’s easy to make friends. You don’t even know you’re doing it. You get pushed together through school or sport, or you simply start playing together in the playground. As an adult most people have plenty of friends they’ve collected over the years, but what if you don’t? What if you’re the last single left after everyone’s married off, what if you suddenly realise that most of your friends have drifted away, and what if you’ve moved to another country where you don’t know anyone?

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Short trips – Budapest – third time’s the charm

When I met my friend Jodie in Budapest in August, it was my third visit.

The first time was pretty much unsuccessful – not Budapest’s fault.

The second time was also relatively unsuccessful – again, not Budapest’s fault.

The third time’s the charm.

budapest

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