Expat Culture Shock - Expat Contests

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Here are the 32 entries for Expat Culture Shock. This expat writing contest is now over and the 4 winners have been announced on the main Expat Life Themed Contest page. Look out for our next fortnightly contest, topic "Education & International Schools", coming very soon!

Jorge Juarez-Bagdigian Expats in Argentina Che! What a Shock!
Bex (Rebecca Hall) Expats in Greece Expat Culture Shock - Greece
Mary Ogno Expats in Italy Culture Shock
Amanda Grove Expats in Korea South A Life Unexpected
Celeste Bennekers Expats in Netherlands La Vie En Rose
Robin McGuire Expats in Slovakia What did you say?
Melinda Schoutens Expats in Switzerland Babies Abroad
Orana Velarde Expats in Thailand Culture Unshock
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  • "I'm an American married to an Indian and all of these apply to Indian culture too :)" left by M on Classic Cyprus Culture Shock by a British Expat
  • "Come one guys... It's like saying if they jump in the fire will you? You can still make decisions for yourself and according to your ethical / moral code. Just because another country through away certain things doesn't mean you have to when you were there. I was there and went to saunas, etc in the nude and quite enjoyed it, but it's not as..." left by Francois Nel on Culture Shock: Nudity in Germany
  • "These are great stirrups! I've never thought of this kind of things happening in France! It is very interesting." left by CPascala on Tales from the Stirrups: (Mis)adventures with a French Gynecologist
  • "Something that drives me insane about the US is the measurements. I recall the many issues I had with the farms. Everything is different - They speak of bushels and that varies from one product to the next. That had me. Lets not even go on about inches and yards." left by Richard on 5 Culture Shocks Faced by British Expats in America
  • "I'm an Expat and did a post about Speedo's too. http://schwingeninswitzerland.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/men-in-speedos/" left by Schwingen in Switzerland on Tampons, naked saunas and men in Speedos

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