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Reverse Culture Shock

What Every Traveler Should Know About Returning Home

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 05.04.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

Experience does help prepare for dealing with culture shock and a traveler on an extended trip through multiple countries is generally able to handle it well. What comes as a surprise however, is a feeling of discomfort returning to familiar environment of home. This situation is referred to as reverse culture shock.

5 Ways To Cope With Life After Living Abroad

Lisa Medeiros | Posted 04.09.2017 | Travel
Lisa Medeiros

The expat life is an amazing gift we give our children but returning home has its share of hurdles. The challenges will differ for each person but the level of support that's needed upon the return home remains the same.

7 Biggest Problems of Reverse Culture Shock

Amanda Roosa | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Amanda Roosa

These are things you don't really take time to consider before returning home. You're too excited at the idea of seeing your much loved and much missed friends and family.

How to Get Over Your Post-travel Blues

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Sometimes, you may find yourself as frustrated upon returning home as you were when you first immersed yourself in another culture. Welcome to the disorientation that is reverse culture shock. Here's what it is and how to overcome it.

15 Side Effects Of Getting Back From Study Abroad

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.23.2015 | Travel

Studying abroad changes us in the best possible way. As our souls (and our stomachs, and our alcohol tolerances) grow during this experience, we becom...

Coping With Reverse Culture Shock

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 02.16.2013 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

In a few short days, droves of people busting at the seams (mostly from a few too many sugar cookies) will be trying to shift and shimmy into airline seats fit for a 10-year-old child. Singles, couples and families will jet across this vast country for joyous holiday feasts and festivities. But mixed in amongst these "home for the holiday" travelers is a completely different breed of traveler: the expat.

The 5 Unexpected Pitfalls Of International Travel

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

While it's logical to plan for a trip, travelers often become so entranced in the moment that they don't always anticipate the after-effects of travel. Like most things in life, there are pros and cons to traveling as well.