Tag Archive: Language Barrier

Yet Another Japanese Restaurant Misadventure

Anybody who knows me reasonably well can attest to the fact that I like to try new foods. 9 out of 10 times this doesn’t end too well. As much as I like… Continue reading

Why You SHOULDN’T Travel Light

Being a light traveller is only a good thing if nobody else finds out. As much as I disagree with airlines ripping off passengers with excess baggage charges, I don’t think that justifies… Continue reading

English is the easiest language to speak badly – George Bernhard Shaw

Every time I try to speak to someone in Arabic, there are 3 possible responses: “Can you stick to English?”, “It’s cute that you try so hard”, or uncontrollable laughter. That being said,… Continue reading