4 Culture Shock Phases When Living In Colombia

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  1. Jack B says:

    I am a foreigner in Cucuta, I have been feeling bad here Since I arrived. People is not polite, the Education of the society is pretty poor. At night on weekends is even worse, you will hear Music called vallenato with todos a very loud volume. The price of food and clothing is really terrible.

    • bogotastic says:

      Hi Jack! I’m really sorry to hear that. It’s important to focus of the good and not the bad. That helped me a lot.

      I wish you the best of luck on your journey and hopefully it get easier for you 😉

  2. Karen says:

    I’m still compaining about traffic all the time, can’t get used to the price of peanut butter, and am still not interested in Colombian soccer matches. What does that mean? Am I hopeless?
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    • bogotastic says:

      Every expat is different but a large majority are just like you, adapting to the aspects they see as positive, but maintaingin their own and creating a unique blend 🙂

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