The Top 5 Cultural Differences Between Spain and America

ISA Study Abroad Student Blog

Jocelyne Becerra Garcia is a student at the University of Colorado Boulder and an ISA Featured Blogger. She studied abroad with ISA in Salamanca, Spain.

Do you know what culture shock feels like? Well let me tell you. According to me, it’s this feeling that you get when you’re in a whole new environment that’s unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before and for the most part you feel like you’re on the outside looking in. You’re a lot more sensitive to things because you don’t want to appear abnormal or different, yet you can’t help but make mistakes. At times, culture shock can leave you feeling uncomfortable, but for me, it’s a blessing in disguise.  Here are 5 cultural shocks (or blessings in disguise) that I experienced during my time in the beautifully antiquated city of Salamanca, Spain.

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Once upon a time after my last class ended at 14:30 I began…

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