About This Week’s Guest Rachel Jensen
Over 8 years ago, Rachel moved from New York to a small Caribbean island off the coast of Belize for a job.
Today she still calls Ambergris Caye home and despite the cultural differences and nuances, she has adapted to a slower, and easier pace life in Central America.
“I was in a real New York state of mind. Now my life is a lot simpler and easier.”
Her tips on becoming more culturally competent are:
- Understand that you’re a visitor; you don’t have the right to criticize the other (country/culture).
- Some countries are less or not confrontational, so maybe you shouldn’t be either.
- Live simply if that’s the local lifestyle; don’t be tied down by your stuff.
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- Email: [email protected]
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