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It came from an embassy consultant when I arrived in Ethiopia at the start of a two year tour. But this can certainly apply anywhere. So pay attention. It might bruise your ego a tad, but everyone needs a little humbling advice every once in a while
If you’re like me, you may be experiencing a bit of reverse culture shock after living abroad for five months, or if you’re lucky, you may still be traveling around Europe before heading home for the fall semester. If you are still adventuring through Europe or planning a visit on your own dime, you can find a lot of great travel deals
After about 12 days of whirlwind travel through London, Paris, Lucerne, and Florence with only Rome left on my journey, I was feeling like an estranged stranger, overwhelmed by the mosaic of cultures that I had encountered thus far. I had been traveling with my best friends from high school, backpacking and tour-busing across the continent, and fatigue was beginning to set in.
For me, the act of sharing stories about my travels is almost as important as the travels themselves. It allows me to relive my experiences and reflect on what I’ve learned
The Kingdom of Tonga is one of the most wild and beautiful nations in the world. This island nation in the South Pacific, although economically and politically questionable, is home to an unspeakably rich culture and incredibly unique society. Many of Tonga’s customs seem totally incomprehensible to outsiders