Making friends while travelling Australia is something you will cherish forever
The people you meet while traveling Australia will always have a special bond with you. You’ve experienced another country together, made memories that will last a lifetime and just in general you’ll be brought together in a way no other friends will be.
Why are these friends so different to ones at home?
You Teach Each Other Things
Usually when traveling Australia, you meet people from not only all walks of life but from all over the world too. You’ll hear about new perspectives, different life struggles and really get to know these people personally.
Sometimes the most eye-opening factor of traveling is through the people you meet because people can teach you things about their cultures and customs more than any short visit by yourself could ever do.
They’ll See Your Best And Worst
Going out for drinks in the evening or just going out during the day and seeing what Australia has to offer, the friends you make while traveling will probably see you both at your best and at your worst.
They’ll see the wonder you experience when you visit a stunning natural beauty, but they’ll also see you stumbling back to the hostel at 6am not sure which way is up and… is that not your bunk your climbing into?
You Get To Reminisce About Amazing Times
There’s nothing like reminiscing about traveling. From the things you saw, to the hilarious mistakes you made to even the times when you thought crap, I’m never going to fix this.
Reminiscing with the friends you make when traveling is the best kind and it’s so special, more than any bond you may share with friends from back home.
Not only does making friends when traveling give you friends for life, but it gives you confidence. Once you’ve made friends with strangers in a new city or country you’ve never been to before, you feel like you can do anything.
You don’t feel held back by shyness or being timid and this will serve you well later in life.
How to make friends in Australia?
So how do you make these friends while traveling? There are a few ways! Most people meet in hostels and then hang out during the day and the evenings.
These are the easiest kinds of friends to make while traveling because you can strike up a conversation with someone about anything and they’re probably looking for a friend too.
Alternatively, don’t be afraid to introduce yourself to people on public transportation, walking on the street or even the person sitting near you in a park.
You never know where the conversation will lead. You can also attend local events In Australia like festivals, concerts or markets – there are always people there, locals and travelers alike, who would be more than happy to get to talking and hanging out. Often on a tour in Australia you will meet friends too.
There’s nothing like making friends while traveling. You share magical experiences and your bond will be stronger than any other.
Don’t be afraid to strike up a conversation with someone—you’ll be pleased with where it goes.
Have you made great friends why travelling? What are you expecting from Australia? Let me know in the comments below!