The Joy and Pain of Travelling While Non-white

Being called a lao wai in China, agaanib in Egypt and wazungu in East Africa, and how it feels to finally be the same, but only as one of the “foreigners”.

Being a Lao Wai in China

Being an Agnabi in Egypt

Being a Mzungu in East Africa

The privilege of being able to disappear

I write about intense language learning, skill development, and intentional culture shock at discoverdiscomfort.com

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