19 Non-Awkward Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo on Your Gap Year

Solo travel can be invigorating, enlightening — and terribly lonely. Why not just “be friendly” and “say hi” to new people that you meet? Here’s why: because introducing yourself to a total stranger in a café (or bar, or party, or at a tourist attraction, or on public transport) can feel creepy, anxiety-provoking and awkward[…]