Every society has their own way of doing things. When you belong to that society you might regard these ideas as normal. It’s usually the outsiders who notice the idiosyncracies of another place. 245 more words
“Well, chew tamedy,” says Bob. “Chew freakin’ tamedy.” He stands outside the gates to his school and, up the short road into the village, across the bridge to the other campus, down the access road to the highway, sees no one. 281 more words
It’s Day One in Korea.
I don’t feel like I’m suffering culture shock, so much as not-as-confident-as-I-thought shock. I just assumed that after having traveled around Asia a bit I’d totally be able to handle Korea. 991 more words