Culture Shock and how to deal with it

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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…

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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…

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Top tip to feel settled wherever you are

Few people share our childhood memories and experiences like our siblings do. This is especially true for TCKs,  since being far away from the usual networks of family and friends means we spend most of our time together; we experience transitions and build memories, travel far and wide and often face similar struggles at school (e.g. being the only kids with smurf-blue icing on our birthday cake).  When…

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