Culture Shock – A Practical Guide

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Culture Shock - A Practical Guide

A book for inquisitive travelers interested in making the most of challenging cultural transitions. Culture shock can leave anyone feeling disoriented and overwhelmed. With a sensitive and pragmatic approach - focusing on the person, not a place - H.E. Rybol helps readers cope with the ups and downs of adaptation. A mindful understanding of the subject combined with practical tips provide a comforting companion to anyone moving, studying or traveling abroad.

“What sets this book apart from others on the same topic is that instead of concentrating on the differences culture shock shows us, [H.E.] Rybol turns the focus on what we have in common with the new culture.” Ute Limacher-Riebold, Expat Since Birth

Are you studying, moving or traveling abroad? Imagine you just got off the plane, train or boat and you’re feeling overwhelmed because everything is new! It doesn’t matter how much you prepare, actually being there creates an information overload. So what can you do to ease that transition? How do you digest everything you have to take in?

This how-to guide will help you deal with the challenges of culture shock. It will help you understand and identify your reaction to culture shock and give you tips you can apply anywhere, anytime.