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  • Fish
    Fish wrote:

    For those of you who spent time in China, and then went home, what was the reverse culture shock like? Obviously some aspects are going to be better and some are going to be worse, but they are all going to be different. How did you adjust? 


    -ex-Beijinger, and hopefully future one as well :)

  • A豆腐
    A豆腐 wrote:

    When the cars stop to let me cross the street, now this bother me, I developed the skill for cross the street dodging cars in BJ, flowing with the traffic jam.....

    During the first weeks I could not avoid to look the noses of the people around me.... those noses seemed too big!!!!!!.... even the noses of my own family and close friends....

    The delight of eat again pizza, real pizza, and bread....

  • Winnie
    Winnie wrote:

    i'll try not to get killed by traffic when i move back to BJ! so used to cross the road without being get run over now.

  • Ejdnzlaj
    Ejdnzlaj wrote:

    All the little changes blew my mind and seemed huge. Bus tickets were different. Some shops had closed or changed their signs and stuff. All of this weirded me right out.

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