Reverse Culture Shock

Reverse culture shock upon repatriation is far worse than any culture shock I’ve experienced before. And I’ve experienced my fair share.

Before, there was the excitement about living in a new country, coupled with the benevolence you feel towards a people you don’t completely understand. ...  Continue Reading

Culture Shock!

The following is a guest post by Barbara Bruhwiler.

A strange thing is happening to me: Here I’ve happily been living as an expat in Johannesburgfor more than five years, but suddenly I’m suffering from a severe case of culture shock.

My symptoms? I feel ...  Continue Reading