If you know the language of the country that you are visiting, then you will definitely be at an advantage. However, not all of us are multilinguals.
For people with a particular dietary requirement, the following list of phrases from Have Halal Will Travel will help you with your food requirement when you are in South Korea:
I need to credit the artist behind this (let me know if you know). Really depicts my life with the floof. Once there were two, at the break of dawn, I see you, looking forlorn, alone, then, I called you my own. ==K== Live to Live! Continue reading Poem #10: Feline Affliction
Remember that feeling when you want to communicate with the locals but then they don’t quite understand you. In the end, you resort to body language and after what seemed like hours (reality, it was probably just 10mins max), you finally think that you connect but then you DON’T! LOL! well, maybe next time you can use the following to help you on your journey.
Feel free to correct me if I am wrong but the following was what I was taught on my last visit to Krabi, Thailand. Such a beautiful place with beautiful people.
This book just grips you from the first chapter. Fans of old-school cool, 80’s pop culture and gamers alike will enjoy this book.
‘Enchanting. WILLY WONKA meets THE MATRIX.’ – USA TODAY
Bali! Yeaaa! Time for some relaxing sun, surf, shop and eat. Ok, maybe everything else but surf. We need to go for longer holiday breaks really but a few days in Kuta was good enough for us. So, roll up your sleeves and read on…
Tantrum Droplets of rain fell from the sky, like teardrops from her eye, as she goes through the monotony of routine, like flushing the latrine, makes her want to throw a tantrum, beating out the well-worn drum, screaming and stomping, eating and shopping, how much will it matter in the end, family and friends, Awake and breathe and then… learn to live again! Live … Continue reading Poem #9: Humdrum Tantrum
Busan, a city of hopes and dreams. A few minutes away from Nampo Station Exit 7, APeach Cafe (located on the fourth floor of Kakao Friends store)…thinking the building was another Kakao Friends souvenir centre, I went up each and every floor and voila! APeach Cafe! So pretty! the first thing you will see as you go up the stairs is the signage.
via Daily Prompt: Notable When you feel like the pace is alarming, know that you’re disarming. When you think that you are limited, know that you are limitless. When you think that no one cares, know that you give them the scares. When you think that you are not able, know that the life you live is Notable. Continue reading Poem #8: Not Able – Notable
From the creator of “The Oatmeal”, Matthew Inman brings to you a short biography of sorts in the form of illustrations captured nicely. Share it with the person you love the next time they ask if you are happy.
“Are you happy?” – Everyone
Jim Thompson – a legend, a mystery… All that remains is his house and the history of Thai silk.
“On March 26th 1967, Jim Thompson disappeared while on a visit to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia. Not a single valid clue has turned up in the ensuing years as to what might have happened to him. His famous Thai house, however, remains as a lasting reminder of his creative ability and his deep love of Thailand.”
– excerpt from the handout that visitors will receive as part of the tour
Find the meaning of this Japanese word first…Ikigai – a reason for living. Now, continue to read this post.
“Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years.”
– Japanese Proverb