In addition to general meet-and-greets, there are a variety of networking events based around different themes, from food to technology.New people are always joining, so you never have to feel like the odd person out.I needed to push myself well beyond my personal boundaries, in order to get out and meet people.
Get noticed for who you are, not what you look like.
One of the fastest ways to meet people is to sign up for a class.
It can also be a great tool to help you integrate into your new home country.
We have a long list of hosts we still want to try (home cooked Mexican and Indian food anyone? Here are a few of the hosts we whole-heartedly recommend: While one of the best things about being an expat is exposing yourself to new cultures, sometimes all you want is someone who understands your obscure cultural references (Raise your hand if you loved the Beachcombers).
Luckily, because of the huge international community in Belgium, just about every nation is well represented here.
Meeting people and making lasting connections can be difficult no matter where you live.