As an expat in Africa, I observe the culture shock of a charming high-maintenance beauty just arrived from sterile Singapore. Will a little Zen help?
Foreign Cultures and Customs
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The world is a wonderful place! When you travel around with an open mind, how can you not be gobsmacked by all the spectacular sights and weird stuff everywhere?
An ordinary day in the mysterious Caucasian land called Armenia (where I expatted for six years) — a day I toiled away at writing a romance novel. An ordinary day without a world crisis but featuring a dead body and a bit of dancing and drinking in the end.
After years of living as an expat in the US, I still have trouble subduing my inner Dutch girl with her opinions and judgments and directness. So if you’re an American, you’ll want to stop reading, because here’s my list of 7 American things I don’t do . . .