From here, it’s simply a matter of relating to her beyond this stereotype. Overseas however, you never know if the girl you’re corresponding with has a proper txt plan.
There’s a good chance instead that she uses Whatsapp, Viber, Skype, or a bajillion other apps for her day-to-day communicating. Also, a surprising number of foreign young women will be happy to engage in an old fashioned voice chat with you, over phone or Skype.
“California Traveler”, who is “Traveling to Russia on business” writes, “Hey Anna, I’m arriving from the US next week.
Maybe you know a nice cafe, with fast internet and strong cappuccino?
Longer than that is ok too, if you can afford the time.