When your mom tells you not to talk to strangers when you go abroad, pretend you didn’t hear her. Living abroad is full of beautiful moments. Obviously…we all know that already from Instagram and snapchat selfies and food pictures. Is it Instagram-worthy? Even though you may think that your post of your gnocchi with gorgonzola … More How to Overcome Your Fear of Talking to Strangers Abroad
It goes without saying that you should do your research before traveling to a foreign place that you’ll call home. However, there are many things that Google cannot give a clear-cut answer for. I’ve decided to highlight 10 unique things that I didn’t think to ask before going abroad. 1. Pack more than enough underwear. … More 10 things I wish someone told me before living abroad
Culture Shock: The Emotional Roller-Coaster. “This is so exciting, I can’t believe I’m in a foreign country. I can’t wait to try all of the food, hear people speak a foreign language and meet new friends.” “Wait, this is a lot harder than I thought. We eat dinner way later than I’m used to. I … More How to Identify Culture Shock: Grow Through the 4 Stages.
You lived abroad for some time and for whatever reason, you’re back home now. Possibly you were just studying for a period of time, working under a time-specific Visa, volunteering or just traveling. You’re back in your hometown thinking, “so, now what…?” I wish I could offer you a secret that could provide the clear … More I Lived Abroad…So, Now What? How to Be a Global Citizen Daily.