Intro: Two of the most important principles for a life abroad are to stay informed and stay busy. The more you interact with the locals the more you expose yourself to the local culture. The more you see and do, the less strange everything will be. One way to learn is by doing, but it does not hurt to read up and get an education on legal things like tax requirements or other financial matters. For more information about how to adjust to life abroad, check out the below infographic.
Graphic created by Expat CPA.