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When in Rincón...

    “When they are at Rome, they do there as they see done”                –Robert Burton,The Anatomy of Melancholy

Recently, I was back in my hometown and had the opportunity to visit some very close friends of the family, whom I hadn’t seen for years. 445 more words

Puerto Rico

Battling Culture Shock

Culture Shock
What is culture shock? Everybody who has ever lived abroad has heard about it and probably experienced it in some form. The online Oxford Dictionary defines culture shock as  941 more words

Atlantis Project

Bali Business Practices

Life in Bali is definitely a culture shock. On one hand, there are so many luxurious hotels and villas where foreign tourists (a majority of whom are Australian) frolic in exclusivity. 302 more words


Next Up For Numero: 'Local Customs: Cavern Sound' from Independence, Mo.

Via Numero:

Independence, Missouri—We open on local rock band Tide, as they cross the lobby of Cavern Sound Recording Studio. “A hit record would make success more of a certainty,” our narrator declares.

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Music News

Travellers: know before you go!

Don’t get caught out by local customs: advice to holidaymakers from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office:

 Every year British nationals risk getting caught out by local laws and customs when travelling overseas. 472 more words

North Edinburgh News

Love of Dogs

Charles C. Fulton was one of the American travelers who visited Paris in the second half of the 19th century when overseas travel was made safer and comfortable. 371 more words

19th Century France