Feb 2 2012
Adapting to a New Environment
Human beings are very adaptable. We can live in most climates of the world. In the past, people tended to stay in the place they were born. But now we move easily from countryside to city, from one part of a country to another, and even from country to country. Each place has its own customs and ways of life, and countries also have different languages. When I moved from Riyadh to Tempe, I had to make several adjustments to my life.
The weather in Arizona is very different than the weather in my country. First of all , I came here in August last year. The weather in summer was hotter than I expected. Furthermore, it was high temperature all day long. I tried not to go out and I spent most time at home with air-conditioner. Also I couldn’t eat lunch in restaurants because of the weather. In short, the weather of Arizona very hot; so, I tried not to go out a lot.
The food in Arizona is different than my country , and a food it’s very important in our life . First, a food is very different than my country. When in was in Saudi Arabia, my mother cooks for me Arabic food . But here it’s hard to find Arabic food. Second thing, most Americans like fast food. There are many fast food restaurants in the city, such as McDonald’s, Smash Burger and Burger King. I prefer McDonald’s I always eat there. Actually I never tried to learn how to cook, but sometimes my brother cooks Arabic food. Such as, rice and chicken ( kabsa ) It’s very Delicious .
The houses are different between Riyadh and Tempe for many reasons.
First, the house that I lived before I came to Tempe was a villa , there are 5 bedrooms , 3 living rooms , 2 kitchen , garage , and backyard . but now I live in apartment . It’s two floor and two rooms and also there are a backyard and garage .
Also, in Riyadh I was live with my family in our house , but now I live with one of my brothers in a rented apartment .
All in all, a...