Tag Archive: Foreign

10 Questions East Asians are Tired of

East Asia is made up of a diverse group of countries and cultures. But there is something that unites them aside from geography, and that is ridiculous stereotypes. And as long as people… Continue reading

The Foreigner’s Guide to Japan

Japan offers tourists a delightful mix of traditional, modern and strange. Yes, strange. Expect to find everything from ear wax cleansing cafes to signs that state you must offer your seat to an… Continue reading

6 Things That Baffle Us Non-Americans

Every society has their own way of doing things. When you belong to that society you might regard these ideas as normal. It’s usually the outsiders who notice the idiosyncracies of another place.… Continue reading

The Traveller Quiz

When on vacation you meet different types of travellers, some who you keep talking to and some who you keep talking about. Take this quiz and find out which kind of traveller you… Continue reading

Why Janes and Jims are Less Prone to Trouble

I find that some people tend to struggle with my foreign sounding name. Usually when I think I’m not going to meet someone again, I give them a fake name. Not because I… Continue reading

The Indian Airport Chronicles – Delhi Edition

Travelling in India is not for the faint-hearted. Yes it’s a beautiful country with lots of wonderful things. However, if you are not Indian you may well be holding a sign that reads… Continue reading