Tag Archives: Crossing Cultures

Differences That Make the World Go ‘Round

A collection of cross-cultural observations from Red Licorice and Jujubes. Advertisements

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Rwanda: Just Beneath the Surface

Reflections on cultural differences from Towels Packed Will Travel.

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Discovering the U.S.

Identity, the metric system, driving. A little perspective as a foreign-born spouse comes “home.” From Culture Shock.

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The Art of Assuming

When we move to a new country, so many of our assumptions about daily life must change.  A dispatch from Tanzania by World Chump.

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The Paparazzi – With my Blond Daughter in Shanghai

When everyone wants a photo of your cute, blond kid. From The Wanderlust Diaries.

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When You Have One of Those Faces

Getting asked for directions a lot leads to a theory on the openness of various cultures. From Well That Was Different.  

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Maintaining Perspective

(or, “How Instagram Cannot Convey How My Exotic Overseas Lifestyle Blows Sometimes”) From scary showers to bribing cops, a hilarious take on the glamour of overseas life. From Abu Halen.

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This Little Piggy Went to Vienna…

Celebrating the New Year in Austria, from The New Diplomat’s Wife.

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Christmas in Krabi

Christmas outside the box at a Thai beach resort. From In Search of the End of the Sidewalk.

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Weirdest Christmas Tradition Ever

Christmas in Austria. Snow, Advent markets, mulled wine, gingerbread…and a hairy, horned devil-creature that threatens to beat children with birch sticks and stuff them into a sack. Meet Krampus! From Well That Was Different.

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