It was a spontaneous plan. On a Wednesday , we decided it’s high time we take a break away from the monotonous pattern our life had fallen into lately. It had been four months since we had shifted to Ireland and inspite of both of us being such avid travellers , we had until now, hardly ever ventured out of the house for sight-seeing due to the ongoing stingy winter. Weather forecast showed reasonably good weather over the weekend (partially sunny, no rain, no freezing wind..as good as it gets most of the times) and we decided to take a chance and just go for it.
Relocating to another country is always an emotional business and this also includes a scenario where you are returning to your own native country after a sojourn overseas. Little thought is given to the theory of ‘reverse culture shock’ by immigrants till it’s time to pack their bags and head back to the familiar environment they belong to. Continue reading