[ID:7061]Living Overseas is a comprehensive catch-all section, providing information about the more practical aspects of moving abroad. As soon as you decide to move abroad, you’ll need to start building up your knowledge base – both about your destination country, and about what to expect when immersing yourself in a new culture. This section provides tips on pre-departure preparation, culture shock and specific practical concerns.
- Learn before you leave: As soon as you have decided to move abroad, you should start an intense period of reading and researching your host country. Language, food, politics, culture – all of these things should be on your list!
- Prepare yourself for the possibility of culture shock: Depending on which country you’re headed to, your level of culture shock may differ. If you are going to a country with markedly different customs and standards, you will be more likely to experience culture shock.
- Westerners don’t always recognize their own traits: Have you...