‘One of the unfortunate things I have observed… is how few people are well prepared for cross-cultural transitions.’
Going through a time of change can be extremely challenging. Change can be emotionally taxing, physically demanding, and mentally draining, and there are few more significant changes than moving overseas.
In Transitions Across Cultures, Stephen W. Jones gives us a short guide to culture shock, the often unpleasant collection of symptoms associated with moving from one culture to another. It’s a quick read, but one that would be very valuable for ‘travellers and those who love them’ (as it says on the cover).