Do you decide to live your European project during pandemic? Are you alone in your project or you want to meet more people? This article is for you! Let’s start!
First of all, as you expect we will speak about applications which will help you to find people who are interested to meet people like you! I am sure that you already know some date apps but I will propose you if you are interested about that to ask the locals about the most famous application in your host country!
Couchsurfing is always a good idea! Couchsurfing is one application which help you to find people who can host you when you travel! It’s a good way to meet local people in your travel and also in the app there is proposal events and hang outs with people who are near you! I know isn’t the perfect period to travel and to be hosted but you can use it only for meet locals!
In the same mood, Blablacar propose you to travel in a alternative way! In this application you can find drivers who want to share the route with someone! The main propose of this is to meet people and you can understand that by the name (Bla-bla)
Erasmus Student Network
If there are Erasmus student in your city you are really lucky! You will have the opportunity to meet them! I am sure that Erasmus people are always open and they are in the same situation like you! New in the country and specially during pandemic! You can communicate with them via Facebook. Find the page of Erasmus Student Network in your city and be informed about events. Usually there is what’s app group where you can speak directly with the students!
Groups in Facebook
Search in Facebook, if there are groups which propose hang outs, events and walks in your city! I know in this period there aren’t a lot of proposition but you can propose something
Visit local small shops
A good way to meet the locals is to shop in the local market! I can understand that maybe you think that the small shops are more expensive but I am sure after research you will find some to match with your budget! People there are more friendly and during your visit there you will have the opportunity to speak with them!
Organise events and meet people
Adapt your ESC project under your interests and use your role in your favor! Speak with your tutor about the organization events for young people! I know covid restrictions are a big problem but you can organize something online! At least that will helps you in your first contact with them!