“How Do I Expand My Social Circle In A Foreign Country?” (Podcast)

A reader who is living abroad in France is finding it difficult to meet new people. He has no desire to hang around with expats. People always revert to English when dealing with him, when he is trying to learn French. It is frustrating for him, and he wants to know if there are ways to get out of this dynamic. I offer some thoughts.

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“How Can I Best Adapt Myself To A Foreign Culture?” (Podcast)

A reader is moving to a foreign country and needs advice on how “to best integrate” himself into the local culture.  He has lived abroad before, but is looking for tips on what to expect, and what attitude to adopt.

What is the best way to approach this? What types of challenges will he face?

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