Meeting people in a foreign country

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Shopping on Champs-Elysees with Jayne, Pau-Lynn, and Christie

The #1 thing I worried about regarding my move to Paris was: how do I meet people in a place where I don’t really know anyone?

It’s been extremely eye-opening to meet people who have moved to Paris from all over the world. There is an instant bond over the love for this city and over our unique journeys that landed us here. Even my outlook on life is slowly evolving as I’m exposed to different people, different cultures, and different places. Per my favorite commencement speech ‘This is Water’ by David Foster Wallace, I’m learning to “reset my default settings” to become “well adjusted”.

I’m still getting the hang of it, but here are a few things I’ve tried so far.

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