How to Overcome Cultural Challenges as an Expat

How to Overcome Cultural Challenges as a US Expat

Moving to a new country presents challenges that go beyond just understanding a new language or navigating a foreign public transportation system.

Immersing yourself in an unfamiliar culture can be profound, enlightening, and bewildering simultaneously.

Although challenging, it is also gratifying. Living abroad offers a unique opportunity to cultivate personal growth and acquire newfound and expanded perspectives.

Here's a closer look at the cultural challenges an expat might face, along with a few antidotes from my personal experience as an expat in Thailand.

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Jonathan is an ex-pat living in Thailand who is originally from the United States. He moved to Thailand with his wife and dog and is looking forward to many new experiences and all the beauty and joy Thailand has to offer.