Category Archives: Culture

#Happiness is …

A moment.  A series of moments. A gentle touch of a hand; a loving hug; a wee kiss. The sound of the sea, waves crashing against the pebbles on the shore; watching the snow falling silently and your world turning … Continue reading

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#Patagonia: The Sky Is the Limit

It was Iguazu Falls which drew us to Argentina/South America at the end of 2018, and Patagonia is the place that will take us back there again in the not too distant future.  The last leg of our recent SA … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry for Me #Argentina – I Cried for You!

Part One of our recent trip to Argentina, stopping at Buenos Aires, Cordoba and A;ta Gracia. Continue reading

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The #MoonFestival: Chinese Mid-Autumn Customs, Celebrations, Legends & Poetic Reflections 中秋快乐

I witness bright Moonlight in front of my bed. I suspect it to be hoary frost on the floor. I watch the bright Moon, as I tilt back my head. I yearn, while stooping, for my homeland more. The poem … Continue reading

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#EnglishTranslation of Signs Around the World: Hilarious, Rude and Stupid.

During your travels in different countries, you may have come across some interesting signs, or funny translations, in English or another language, possibly translated by unqualified local people, or a machine these days. Do you remember the famous BBC mis-translation … Continue reading

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