You have to able to balance remembering where you came from and forgetting enough to get by in your new surroundings. In the case of people who move to another country permanently, this can even apply to generations who come later.
Remember enough, forget enough.
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Coleen Monroe-Knight is a Colorado native who has left a trail of new homes for herself around the world. She's set foot in 30 countries and lived on four continents in the last thirteen years.
Her nomad homes are in Colorado, Chilean Patagonia, France, Italy, Switzerland, South Korea, England, China, and Iceland. After more than two years of not traveling she finds herself on a family gap year after leaving China. Upcoming travels in England, Spain, Eastern Europe, and ????????? this year.
You can also find her on Twitter, Wordpress, and through her publications online.
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