Culture Shock: The Psychology of Moving Abroad (and Back)

All four times I’ve prepared to move overseas, the exact same rollercoaster of emotions have come. It probably doesn’t help that I left each time from Folly Beach, South Carolina, one of the more pleasant places on this planet. The two weeks before I leave are two weeks of swinging back and forth between excitement and … Continue reading Culture Shock: The Psychology of Moving Abroad (and Back)

Inside Tusheti and the Way Back

Part one: https://akingofnowhere.wordpress.com/2016/09/28/the-road-to-tusheti/ Like most traveling, my trip to Tusheti simply left me with a collection of moments with no clear narrative. I’m left with memories, photographs, and now these words. But only the memories hold everything together. Writing words about the crisp mountain air won’t help you really smell it. Looking at the picture of … Continue reading Inside Tusheti and the Way Back