Category Archives: Culture shock

What I did not expect – at ALL!

It’s time for scares It’s time for screams It’s Halloween!

Halloween is an all-USA-party. I never liked it – except for the chocolate part. Then, I moved to the US and OH LOVE! I just wished I had known some things before going there… I wished I had known I … Continue reading

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They don’t do dreadlocks

Sometimes, you go to the hairdresser and you tell me “do what you want, I trust you Joe” (because he’s called Joe) Sometimes it’s nice, you’re glad. Some other times, you just hate Joe, you could killed him simply with … Continue reading

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Leslie McCalloway

It took me 23 years but I finally did it: I went to the gym. It took me steps, too: First, laughing at your friends for going to the gym and being SO American. Then, admitting that yes, it is … Continue reading

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French women don’t pee. It’s called survival instinct.

When you’re a girl and you have to spend the day outside of your comfy home, there is always a moment when you’ll need a bathroom. Not that guys don’t pee, just that it’s easier to pee outside when you’re … Continue reading

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I don’t

I got used to some cultural shocks. Not to all of them though. For example, I still don’t get this “getting married” thing. On my first day of class, some girl asked my 18 year old roommate: “What did you … Continue reading

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