Category: Dépaysement

The feeling that comes from not being in one's home country.

Dépaysement: Boxing Day

Boxing Day in Canada

Dépaysement translates roughly as “change of scenery.”  It translates even more roughly as “The feeling that comes from not being in one’s own country.” I am an American in Canada.  It takes some getting used to.   If you wonder what’s so disconcerting about this, here’s a good explanation. Thanks to The Huffington Post (believe …

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Dépaysement: Bonjour iPod

Canadian iPod packaging

Dépaysement translates roughly as “change of scenery.”  It translates even more roughly as “The feeling that comes from not being in one’s own country.” I am an American in Canada.  It takes some getting used to.   Thanks to The Huffington Post (believe it or not) for this.

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Dépaysement: Here’s to us and those like us.

Canadian Whisky, American Whiskey

Dépaysement translates roughly as “change of scenery.”  It translates even more roughly as “The feeling that comes from not being in one’s own country.” I am an American in Canada.  It takes some getting used to.   Thanks to The Huffington Post (believe it or not) for this.  

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