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Fear & Loathing in Russiatown

“My only feeling about this place is that it’s [a] shithole.”

Ritan Park is decorated with murals of solar mythology and decals of three-legged phoenixes. ‘Ritan’ translates to English as ‘temple of the sun’. 384 more words


The Innocent Anthropologist

I first read Nigel Barley’s account of his early anthropology field work in the 80s, not long after it was published in paperback.  I read it again recently; my new regime of picking books by random cards threw up ‘re-read a book from the shelf’ and this was the one I chose. 289 more words


Thank you, Women in Travel Summit 2017

Despite the jet-lag settling in, I wanted to take 2 minutes to say thank you to the wonderful creators and ladies behind the 2017 Women in Travel Summit… 113 more words


Cultural French/UK Differences: Brocante vs Car Boot Sale

For the uninitiated a car boot sale is an English tradition where people take their cars, full of things that they no longer want, to a venue where they then display it from said car’s boot in the hopes that it will sell. 755 more words


Caution: Entering a Vietnam Warzone

Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Vietnam
Day 23: Crossing enemy lines and venturing the dark Cu Chi Tunnels

Back in ‘Nam . . . We decided to start our first full day in Vietnam by crossing enemy lines. 856 more words


A Quick and Belated Post About Easter

I’ve mentioned before that I live in a minority, Catholic community in Kosovo (the majority of Kosovars are Muslim). I was interested to learn two things regarding Easter in Kosovo: 86 more words

Living In Kosovo

Cultural differences

There are many cultural differences between France and Ireland but let me tell you some of them:

Food: In France, we eat a lot of pasta and tacos. 564 more words