Tag Archives: Culture Shock

Differences That Make the World Go ‘Round

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

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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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That Day I Cried in the Street

Hitting the wall in Bangkok. We’ve all been there. From Around the World in Thirty Years.

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A Long, Strange Trip

Returning to to the U.S. from Chennai via London. It’s a strange new world! From Elise & Paul.

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What China Is This?

Returning to Beijing twenty years after living there as an exchange student. What China Is This? from the Wanderlust Diaries.

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The Cultural Adjustment Curve

The Dame in Spain’s post last year on the cycle of cultural adjustment at post is timely once again.

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The Day Lima Broke Me

Standing on a street corner in tears. We’ve all been there! The Day Lima Broke Me from Most Eligible Family.

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Things I Will Never Understand About Ireland

From brown sauce to Catholicism: notes on Irish culture from the Cheerful Stoic.

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