Traveling abroad is one of the best ways to step outside of your comfort zone. Everything is different – the people, the language, the food, the sight, the smell and an entirely new culture. While most of the people who travel to a foreign country experience some degree of culture shock, it is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, experiencing culture shock can be a very positive thing as it gives you the opportunity to learn about yourself, understand different kinds of people, adapt to the new surroundings, widen your horizons about diverse cultures that inhabit this planet and emerge as a global citizen.
As an international student traveling from Pakistan to the United States for the first time, I encountered many things that shocked my nerves and appetite for a while. Here I present six of the many positive things that you should expect to be shocked by when you travel to the land of opportunity… continue reading http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/13345/culture-shocks-experienced-by-a-pakistani-in-the-us-of-a/