Travel writer and english teacher, Rocio was born in Mexico, grew up in the U.S., studied in Italy and now lives in South Korea.
Rocio is a Mexican-American writer and editor based in South Korea. She writes about all types and elements of culture, in-depth social issues, lifestyle and travel.
She grew up in Mexico and at the age of 11 moved to Chicago. She spent a semester abroad studying in Italy at universe and has returned to Chicago on a several occasions but now calls South Korea home.
When coming home...
- Emotions Rocio faced - going to an alternate reality that she had left behind. Disorienting. Comforting as if she hadn't missed out on anything.
- What had changed - Not much it seemed as though her friends were still doing the same things.
- How Rocio supported herself - Kept in contact with friends from Korea, learned that relationships and friendships changed.
- How did her mindset change - Nothing is good or bad its just the value we assign to it.
- 3 Lessons learned from travel and reverse culture shock
- Adaptable and Flexible.
- Outlook and attitude and how we choose to handle things.
- Be vulnerable and open with ourselves and others.
- Advise to herself for returning home - Don't resist what arrises, feelings or thoughts, just feel them. Challenges are good, dont run away from these times, lean into them and you will grow and evolve.