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Culture Shock

Because I am a well-adjusted person who embraces change and travels frequently, I did not think I’d have much of a problem moving to Spain. 657 more words


Finally, Dubai

This is the story of how I accidentally wound up in a brothel in Dubai, part of a series that starts here.

Toni was very serious.  679 more words


Week One, down!

In a few hours we will have been in Japan for a whole week! I think we are pretty adjusted on sleep. Last night I went to bed around 10pm and was awake around 545am. 410 more words

Getting Adjusted: My first month in Abroad

Initially, there were many different things to adjust to when coming from the United States to Barcelona.  Some of these adjustments were expected, and others not as much.   816 more words

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Communion in Central Asia

A year ago at this time, I was ending a ten-day trip to Central Asia. I haven’t written about it too much because it wasn’t an easy trip. 407 more words



(This post was written for a prompt about culture shock for the Altman Program’s blog.)

Prior to my departure for Senegal, I was dismissive of culture shock. 515 more words

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Our First Eating Adventures in Japan

I will start by saying…for those of you who do not know me well…I hate not knowing what is going on. I also do not like feeling like I am offending someone. 475 more words