Posts tagged cultural differences
Navigating the Rocky Road of Dating Abroad

You've uprooted your entire life. Everything that you know and that provided the context for who you are is on the other side of the world. Your current experiences and the newness that surrounds you could be forcing you to question what you've known up until that point, aspects of your culture, your country's approach to deeper issues, etc. Here's how to navigate dating abroad! 

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5 Major (Cultural) Keys to Remember when Working in Spain

Congrats! Not only are you living in Spain, but you're also gainfully employed! Ay! We made it! Now you're faced with the new, and exciting (even daunting) task of maneuvering through a new work environment, in a new country, a new city, in a different language with people you don't know! Challenge (reluctantly) accepted? 

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Black In Spain: Morena, Negra... What's In a Name?

African-American, black, colored, negro. All of these terms are familiar to me. They have been used to describe my features, my race, my people – both in the past and present – in the country I call home. But what do I call myself here? Read more to hear about this narrative on race in Spain. 

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6 Things the U.S. Could Learn From Spain

Spain has opened me up to a lot of new experiences. As I began to fit into Spanish culture, I realized that Spain does things a bit differently from the U.S. In fact, there are a lot of things that I feel that the United States could actually learn from Spain and even adopt. That’s right. You’ve cheated me out of good soda for far too long, U.S. (See #4.)

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