The perils and benefits of immersing yourself in a new culture.
Ahhh, culture shock. It can be quite a mountain to climb, especially if you've never been outside your little bubble before. The language can be incomprehensible, the directions from Point A to Point B can be like nothing you've ever heard before, and let's not even talk about the food. You think I'm talking about going from Anglo-Canadian culture to the Navajo world in the Southwest? Nooooo way! I'm talking about going from ordinary civilian culture, into the crazy, unpredic