Liat Cara King
That a mini carton of milk isn't always milk, it's usually sour milk.
That the Jewish cuisine here includes humus and falafel and no kreplaj and barenikes as they told us when we were kids.
Shanie Cornwall Elimelech
I wish someone would have told me that VERY likely, whilst standing in the queue at the supermarket, someone would come up behind me and say "I was here before you."
Wayne Barry Gordon
Get your tofes yarok for the drivers license in the first week of getting here. Everybody thinks that there is time to do this, but there is not.
While it's a bagillion degrees in the summer, leaving every single pair of pants, sweaters, (and most importantly, infinity scarves) in Canada was a HUGE mistake.
There are no rules here...or lines...or customer service. Also, finding an apartment usually involves a fight to the death.
Make sure you have a good support system – one really reliable person who is available for you until you make friends and get settled.
You have to heat your dood up to shower in the winter unless you want frost bite.
That a lot of what you heard is true, you were just too stubborn and brainwashed to believe them.
Marshalle Grody Don't be alarmed when everyone honks all the time. Also, don't book a return flight just yet.
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