Foreign nationals explore and come from all over the world and they all bring their own personal unique branding to their overseas experience. Both foreign nationals and local citizens alike can benefit vastly by interacting with each other. By doing so, not only can stereotypes be debunked, but also deep understandings built.
It’s rare that we come across people who have explosive and bubbling personalities that makes us want to smile and keep smiling. We are happy,…, no ecstatic to have American expat Jacqueline Bruce as a guest. It’s hard to not be influenced by her positive energy. It’s easy to hear and feel this radiating from her voice and warm smile.
In this episode we help travelers prepare for the eventuality of being cheated or scammed. We give examples of some commonly used scheming and scamming tactics along with what can be done to avoid being taken advantage of. Keep in mind that many of these negative experiences can also happen in one’s own home nation and isn’t exclusive to any nation.
It is impossible to know when or where your life will take a sudden turn. Sometimes the turns leads to a path that is not only unpredictable, but also impossible to prepare for. Our guest this episode shows that the key to finding and implementing successful adjustments is to maintain a positive attitude and the willingness to remain flexible.
The terms used to describe foreigners have a direct impact on not only how fellow foreigners see themselves, but also how local populations interact with foreign nationals living amongst them. How can the terms used to describe and classify foreign nationals project a false image of the person being described?