Adaptation

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Living in Japan was a dream come true for me. They say it takes up to 9 years to get used to living in a foreign country. After three years in Japan I finally started growing accustomed to life in Japan. There are three phases of adaptation which I noticed: Cultural shock and eternal optimism You enjoy the differences in whatever you see, taste or hear. But at this stage you still have your country’s way of life inside of you. The rhythm that you are living in at this stage is more of a tourist. The differences in lifestyle are not obvious. Your favourite words at this stage is […]