On the Way to Santiago – Paris Part 2

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Can you believe with all my travels I had never been to Paris?  I had always romanticised that I would go to Paris with my beloved, that someone special. Unfortunately, Ian was unable to come with me, he works for an evil company, that forces him to take all his leave at Christmas. Also, to be honest, walking the Camino de Santiago is not really is thing; within the first hour … Continue reading

Working in Taiwan

The Power Nap

A typical day in Taiwan started with me joining the daily commute to the office.  Considering how many people are crammed into such a small island the MRT wasn’t too bad ; if my memory serves me right London underground is far worse in the summer.  I then had a 10 minute walk in the heat and humidity, so by the time I reached the office my shirt needed wringing … Continue reading

Cultural Differences

Today, we covered culture differences.  Here are some interesting differences and most are considered very disrespectful if not adhered to: Thankyou is not necessary; However, the elder brother must say thankyou to the younger brother, but the younger brother must not say thankyou to the elder brother; Never use the first name of your elders.  Depending on their age in relative to my dad, I would call someone else’s father … Continue reading