Culture Shock

Culture shock is a phenomenon often referred to in the context of young, American college students leaving their native country to study abroad somewhere exotic for three to four months. Everyone warns, jovially, of the supposed "shock" of being suddenly displaced into a culture that is different from your own. Wait until you see what time... Continue Reading →

A Farewell to Spain

I've been back home (oh, how many meanings that word has had for me the past few years) for only three days now, and as strange as it is to shift back to saying "hello" instead of "hola," it almost feels as if I had never left. Besides the jet lag that forces me into bed at... Continue Reading →

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