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It’s about that time! Rounding up the Top 10 (+1) cultural observations I’ve had in my time in Swaziland:

#1. Kleenex is dumb. Swazis do not blow their noses on handkerchiefs, or anything for that matter. 1,524 more words

The 25 Weirdest Drinking Customs in the World

Do you know how to drink properly in various states around the world? There are some habits you may encounter during your travels. And some are pretty strange.


Formal Rules Versus Real Rules

You’re driving down the road and you pass a sign that says 25. That’s the speed limit, 25 miles per hour. Literally it means that you should drive no faster than that, but what it really means is that you should drive exactly that fast, or maybe just a little bit faster, but no faster and no slower than that. 166 more words


Canada Border Services Agency - raises customs and dutiability issues

In one of the most important customs cases in years (Skechers USA Canada Inc. v The President of the Canada Border Services Agency (2013), AP-2012-073 (CITT), referred to in this article as Skechers Canada), the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) confirmed an aggressive interpretation by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). 969 more words


Day 145 – Happy Birthday To Me

Song of the Day: Milkshake – Kelis

This one goes out to everyone who’s celebrating their birthday today. Here’s the sort of esteemed company we keep. 175 more words


GST tu apa......???

GST (Goods and services Tax) tuu cukai barang dan perkhidmatan…ada sesetengah negara panggil VAT (Value added tax).. maknanya cukai yg dikenakan atas barang dan perkhidmatan yg dijual/dikenakan oleh org yg berdaftar. 193 more words

Through My Eyes...Returning to the USA (Part Two)

This is a continuation from yesterday’s post on my thoughts upon returning to the States. I don’t intend for these observations (both yesterday’s and today’s) to, in any way, be derogatory or insulting. 353 more words