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Ol`gita
Major: International Economic Relations
Status: Workygirl

I am fond of chocolates, flowers, friends, loud music, watching movies, taking pictures and traveling!!!

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Olya Bezvushko

When you are planning to go to another country, first of all, talk to people who have been on your selected program. Ask them about their experience, and how they liked it. Find out what they were doing for fun and either there were any interesting people who helped them to discover the country and its culture.

Try not to be shy. Gain in-country contacts, like friends, family, relatives and friends of friends. If you have some familiar people in your destination country, call and tell them that you are new in the country and would be glad to meet them and chat a little about living there. You may even offer them to dinner or buy them a drink. Usually people are happy to assist newcomers. Those who are immigrants from your home country may be interested in arranging meeting to find out some news and interesting facts from their homeland. Local people are usually pleased that you are interested in their country and will do their best to show you around. Be friendly, ask questions, check your language skills, smile and do not be scared of being laughed at by others or to laugh at yourself. It can be also funny.

You can enter the foreign country inexperienced, deluded by stereotypes and naïve, but left it with an absolutely new prospective on the world, a greater sense of independence and a passion for travel. The only things you always have to keep in the mind while staying abroad is that you have to be prepared for anything, assume nothing and stay optimistic.

Follow this and you’re guaranteed success on any trip you take.  


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