It was like spending years reading about basketball but never playing a single pickup game.

What I was good at on paper was different from what I could accomplish in real life.

How long will you date the Colombian for the novelty factor before easing back into your previous routine?

It’s not that difficult to have sex with a foreign girl who happens to be interested in foreign men.

Several days later I accepted his offer to go out for dinner. He seemed hurt, and equally shocked that I was upset.

But just as we were parking to go into the restaurant he pulled out a three pack of condoms and told me he was ready. “I thought that was what you wanted,” he said, sounding genuinely confused.

I hope I have debunked the fantasy that a man can fly into any foreign country and easily find his dream girl within a short amount of time.

The reality is that meeting foreign women can be just as laborious as meeting women in your own country, and that’s not including the monetary cost of travel.

After further discussion he explained that he got that impression from watching American TV shows like Sex in the City and Desperate Housewives.

I didn’t go out with him, or any other Indian guys, for a few months after that.

After some extensive field testing here’s my brief guide on how to date a foreign girl across a language barrier: This might vary depending on where you’re at.

However, in most non-Western countries bars and clubs are a lot more hectic than in the states.

But when I finally did I had a much better experience.