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Whats the difference between post travel blues and reverse culture shock?

Whats the difference between post travel blues and reverse culture shock?

As I started talking more and more about Reverse Culture Shock, I also realised that some of my thoughts and ideas were getting entangled with Post Travel Blues. I started using these words interchangeably, however I soon realised that they are not the same thing. In fact they are very very different. We can start by looking at the meaning of both. I found these definitions.

The best thing you can do when feeling in a funk after your travels.

The best thing you can do when feeling in a funk after your travels.

Returning home from travelling, living or simply holidaying abroad can leave you with a wide range of mixed emotions. From unsettled and sad to excited and happy to confused and lost. There are so many different reasons you might be feeling this way. Perhaps it’s a result of the awareness and experiences you had if a different culture, a shift in mindset and perception, a realisation of how different developing nations are compared to the western world, seeing poverty and people live with very little.

4 bad habits to ditch after long term travel.

4 bad habits to ditch after long term travel.

As much as I believe that travel is super valuable and leaves you with some incredible learnings and growth and some wonderful habits, it can also develop some bad habits. Habits that would be a good idea to break.

If you are or have been travelling for a long period of time and return home, you might find you have unconsciously adopted some of these bad habits.