Good friendships can survive anything that stands in their way—even distance. Thanks to technology, keeping touch with faraway friends has never been easier, but there are other ways that you can share your love for your bestie that will take your relationship the extra mile (quite literally). So if you find yourself separated from your friends, trying to communicate from a few states (or countries) away, these fun tips will help you become closer than ever. Commit to connecting with your long-distance friends this year and start up a new tradition or two. After all, what are friends for?
Illustrations by Danie Drankwalter.