Coming of Age a Long Way from Home

My parents had very different childhoods. My dad grew up as a Third Culture Kid, travelling the world. My mom grew up in the wilds of Oregon, the oldest daughter of a forest ranger. She radically changed her life's trajectory when she went abroad on a university exchange to Croatia in 1970.  By the time they met they both had a deep seated curiosity about the world and…

Continue ReadingComing of Age a Long Way from Home

Culture Shock and how to deal with it

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Opinion
  • Post last modified:December 13, 2020

Culture Shock and How to Deal with It No matter the distance, you will still experience a cultural shock and the different phases it comes with. We, expats, have all been there, and if you are an expat-to-be, here is what to expect. First of all, cultural shock is not something bad. It’s the transition you make when realizing that the new culture you are experiencing, is a…

Continue ReadingCulture Shock and how to deal with it

The Evolution of Game Drives: Adaptation is the Name of the Game

Before we knew we were moving to South Africa, we knew our honeymoon would be spent on safari. Africa was already calling us, before we ever landed on her sunbaked soil and she didn't disappoint: camping in the bush; paddling through the Okavango delta; sighting the big and little 5; hours spent driving through the bush, seeing what treasures would be revealed; picnics in the shade of magnificent…

Continue ReadingThe Evolution of Game Drives: Adaptation is the Name of the Game

End of content

No more pages to load