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Home sharing is a great way to bring people from different cultures together. Understanding cultural differences is important to establish clear communication, expectations, and to prevent conflicts.
There are many cultural traits that are visible, such as food, fashion, and language. However, there are many traits below the surface that should not be ignored. Misinterpreting cultural norms may lead to the person appearing to be ignorant or disrespectful. Talk about cultural norms with the people you are sharing your home with, do not make assumptions.