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Culture Shock in Sweden: Part 3 of 3

Here we are, Part 3 of 3, here at the end of all things! This has been an epic trilogy … who knew Sweden was so cultural and shocking? 453 more words


Culture Shock

When I was told that I was being evacuated to Manila, which was flooded at that time, I could not have imagined how lucky I would be to be placed in the temporary host family that I was.  559 more words


What it`s really like to be an exchange student

¨ Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving.

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Culture shock is a very serious affliction, crippling almost.

I got off the plane two days ago and once again let my imagination run a bit wild.   343 more words

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Expect the Unexpected

Before I stepped foot into Brazil’s “Marvelous City” (as Rio is affectionately known as), I didn’t realize there were several different phases of emotions that first time travelers normally experience-at least, for me there was.  1,047 more words

Rebels Abroad

Reverse Culture Shock, What They Don't Tell You

I know it’s been a while. Quite honestly, since I’ve been home, a quick glance at a photo almost brings me to tears, so blogging about travel had to be put on the back-burner. 405 more words

Christmas in October

I was a bit startled on October first to find everyone talking about Christmas already. I was concerned when restaurants put out signs saying to book your Christmas dinner soon or they would be sold out. 354 more words