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reverse culture shock: Nicaragua to the UK

Reverse culture shock: Why aren’t complete strangers talking to me, and where are all the chickens?

From chickens to clothes to children, strangers to straighteners to Spanglish … after two months in Nicaragua, I’m experiencing a little dose of reverse culture shock back here in the UK. Reverse culture shock 1: From morning person to night owl I’m quite happy not being woken up by chickens, monkeys and the 6am bus […]

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Top 5 Yorkshire days out

Here’s a snapshot of five varied days Yorkshire days out in what us local folk call – without a sense of irony – “God’s own county.” The Yorkshire Sculpture Park Best for short walks with a bit of art thrown in Barbara Hepworth. Henry Moore. Just two of the internationally famous sculptors whose works you’ll see […]

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