Adjusting to Culture Shock (And Reverse Culture Shock)

Since I began traveling, I’ve been fortunate enough to participate in long-term and short-term experiences abroad. That also means I’ve gone through culture shock and reverse culture shock several times. During my first time out of the country, I experienced culture shock for the first time. Thankfully, I was with a wonderful summer study abroad …

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe Visitor Guide

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin is one of many tributes to the millions of people who were tortured, executed, and ethnically cleansed by the evil Nazi regime. Remembering history, and to do so from the perspectives of the marginalized, is one of the most important ways we can educate ourselves …