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The author, Zirui Yan, moved to the US from China when he was 19.

I moved to the US from China — here are the biggest cultural differences I’ve noticed between the 2 countries

In many ways, Americans and Chinese people behave differently, from their eating habits to the way they spend money.
One of my favorite activities during fall in New England is looking at the leaves and boating on my local lake.

I moved from a town of 8,000 people to New York City — here are 10 things I do and don’t miss about small-town life

I was surprised by how much I missed little things like being able to drive to the grocery store or my mother's homecooked meals.
Reading will help you spell better.

11 reasons the English language is impossible to learn

The English language has a lot of weird spelling, grammar, and pronunciation rules. Here are 11 of its anomalies that make it difficult to learn.
The author enjoying winter in the Midwest.

10 reasons why Midwesterners love winter

Frigid winters are one of the Midwest's characteristic charms. If you can make it through winter there, you can make it through anything.
Me on the Manhattan High Line.

I’m from South Africa and spent 2 weeks working in New York. Here are 10 things I found bizarre about day-to-day life.

After two weeks in New York City, I started noticing weird plants on sidewalks and strange behaviors of the city's inhabitants.
Cars are a necessity in the suburbs.

15 photos that perfectly capture what it’s like to live in the suburbs

City life offers a variety of conveniences and attractions, but there are plenty of perks to settling down in the suburbs.
Cars are a necessity in the suburbs.

15 photos that perfectly capture what it’s like to live in the suburbs

City life offers a variety of conveniences and attractions, but there are plenty of perks to settling down in the suburbs.

Over years teaching in China, I noticed 3 ways Chinese families think about money — especially when it comes to their kids

I left my native Canada to live in China for about eight years, working as an elementary teacher at an international school.

I moved from Canada to the US, and 3 money differences threw me for a loop

You wouldn't think moving to the US from Canada would be that big of a change, but there were some daily financial realities that came as a surprise.
Kate Middleton wore a traditional dress while visiting Pakistan.

How members of the royal family dress to respect local culture while traveling around the world

On royal tours, members of the royal family are often presented with traditional garments or adapt the local style of dress to respect the culture.