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1. Posted by ozobsessed (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y

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Hi, i'm new in Sydney, from the UK.
Any advice on meeting other people, other than the obvious - living or working with them?
i'm staying wiv a friend, and i'ts getting lonely now!
i'm an easy going person, 24yr ol, F. Enjoy site seeing/sunbathing/swimming/drinking/clubbing/dancing/chatting/trying new things and just having a laugh....I'M SURE THERE'S SOMEONE OUT THERE!! with da same intensions!

2. Posted by Mikey B (Respected Member 181 posts) 10y

Are you intending travelling around or staying in Sydney? Maybe you could consider staying in a hostel. That really is the easiest way to meet other travellers and get to know people in an easy going environment.

That's the problem staying with a friend - you tend to just socialise with them and their friends, rather than meeting new people.

3. Posted by majito (Respected Member 442 posts) 10y

There's this great company called Route 69 that does pub crawls, and harbour cruises for backpackers. Usually every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. www.route69.org. They run full most of the time and take you around many bars and clubs. Meeting people shouldn't be a problem.