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CultureShock! France by Sally Adamson Taylor

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Verité en-deçà des Pyrénées, erreur au-delà. (There are truths this side of the Pyrennes which are falsehoods on the other.)—Blaise Pascal

 

 

 

SKIN DEEP

All of us who travel and make friends in other nations quickly learn the pitfalls of cultural stereotypes. They can easily be a barrier to cultural and human understanding. We have to look at them, but we have to get beyond them.

It is easy but pointless to rage against the ‘illogical’ differences between your logic and someone else’s. Conversely, who wants to be pigeon-holed as someone just ...

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