Having been living in different places is challenging. But it is one of the experiences I treasure dearly to my heart. I get to know different people, learn their cultures, and start building relationships with them.

However, as I get along with the people and the cultures, I realize that my first impression of a place, people, and the surroundings often has a lot to do with the assumptions by which I use to see those whom I call as my neighbors. In my case, my first impression sadly is not a good one.

Being a foreigner in a new…

Karen Tangel

Just a simple girl who loves hiking, sunset, and mountain.

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