Shock Waves: The (Reverse) Culture Shock Experience

Reverse culture shock: “The shock suffered by some people when they return home after a [period of time] overseas. This can result in unexpected difficulty in readjusting to the culture and values of the home country, now that the previously familiar has become unfamiliar.” (definition by investopedia.com) Culture shock resides on a spectrum of adjustment to new experiences or, … More Shock Waves: The (Reverse) Culture Shock Experience

10 Things you probably take for granted that you might miss while you’re abroad…

We all have that list of things we wish we could bring abroad but know we don’t really need (or just can’t fit into our suitcase because of that 50lb weight limit). But here are some things you wouldn’t think to bring with you (and physically couldn’t), yet you’ll probably miss while you’re away. Garbage … More 10 Things you probably take for granted that you might miss while you’re abroad…