Traveling around the world can be a fun experience. You can learn so much about different people and different cultures, and how they live. At the same time it’s amazing how far you have to travel to truly be culture shocked… because it’s not that far. These Reddit users give some examples of traveling to different places in the U.S.A. and getting a pretty big culture shock.
The south is f**king slow.
I don’t mean dumb, I mean the pace of everything is just so slow. Everyone from the grocery store clerk, to the bank teller, to the waiter, to the bus driver, to even just people walking were going half speed compared to what I was used to up north.
Eventually I got used to it but when my parents used to visit I could see the veins in their temples throbbing. (PM_ME_TINY_DINOSAURS)
I moved from Vegas to Utah. I got offered a lot less crack (xThe_Cool)
Liquor sold in grocery stores. I am from Georgia. I went to California to visit family/friends during my party days and was pleasantly surprised when I saw hard liquor being sold next to the fruits and tomatoes and I was able to buy on a Sunday. (no_pizza_4_u)