According to Matt there are 6 effective ways to meet people when travelling. This is important especially if you are travelling alone because first, it gives you company and you get to share your experience and also if the other person is local to where you are visiting, you will learn a lot more about the area.
He gives some great tips and resources in this travel video about How to Make Friends and where and how to do it that really works.
In addition, when you meet someone on the road like you, here are three questions to ask that make the conversation easy peasy:
- Where are you from?
- Where have you been on this trip?
- Where are you going next?