Feeling Homesick? Fight It with These 5 Ways

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Amira Adel

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19 February, 2019

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Feeling homesick? Anyone would find it difficult to move away from their home, family, friends, and everything familiar in order to attend university. However, it's not necessary for you to feel homesick if you're an international student studying away from home. If you travel often you will be familiar with the fact every country has a piece of several other countries. While initially confusing, it helps travelers feel less homesick and enjoy the familiar in the midst of the new. So here are five ways to fight homesickness. 

Go to Brighton Pavilion - Taj Mahal, India

It's an English royal residence in Brighton. It receives more than 400 thousand tourists each year. If you're from India or want to see more of this amazing and varied nation, you should think about visiting Taj Mahal, India, to see how it will affect you. Students can visit the interior of the Brighton Pavilion and the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery for a reduced price. For further details on prices and reservations, see the Visit Britain Shop.

Head to Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - New Zealand

This is a popular tourist destination in the Mendip Hills, it features a limestone canyon with caves, enigmatic chambers, and the underground river Cheddar Yeo. There are incredible crags that were formed by the Yeo River and ice age magic. Cheddar Gorge climbing and crawling inside historical ruins is the tour for you if you're interested in seeing a piece of New Zealand.

Visit Hadrian's Wall - The Great Wall of China

Although it is not as quiet as the Chinese one, it's still worth the effort. There are numerous garrisons and forts there. Stretching from Wallsend on the east coast of England to Bowness-on-Solway on the west, it was built by the Romans. The length of Hadrian's Wall is 73 miles in modern miles and 80 miles in Roman miles; it is equivalent to 117 km.

Experience Bidean Nam Bian, Scotland - Himalayas

The fact that highland mountains give you a sense of being at the top of the globe, similar to being in the Himalayas, is what unites these regions. You can take a stroll around Glencoe's highlands on its southern side, which is one of Scotland's most well-known Munro mountains due to its breath-taking scenery. The ridges and subsidiary peaks of the Three Sisters mountains in Scotland's Glencoe valley have earned a reputation for beauty.

Go to Chinatown, Liverpool - Shanghai

The largest Chinatown in the UK and the oldest Chinese community in Europe can be found in Liverpool. In the heart of this metropolitan area, there is a staircase leading to Shanghai.  

Feeling homesick can be a very dreadful feeling, you’re leaving everything you once knew and moving to a whole new country with a very different tradition and lifestyle. However, once you adapt and do the things that usually remind you of home, it will definitely get better. Just like we said, you will find a piece of your country everywhere. You can also check these Essential Apps to Connect International Students and Their Parents. 


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