A brief break from Isolation in Ireland to give thanks to strangers turned friends/therapists that were present when I needed them the most. We’re never alone, even when we don’t know anybody – or in today’s wacky world, when we can’t see anybody. Can’t wait to have dinner together again!
Setting aside the fact that I’ve seen plenty of Chinese people in hostels, where do you think the Westerners stay when they visit China?
Two very different facilities…
It’s so darn easy to overshoot that sweet spot in the middle.
Never did get in contact with him, just in case…
How many zeros am I supposed to remove?
The more you look like you should be able to speak a language, the more people judge you if you don’t!
No jabs at all towards non-native English speakers – after trying to get by on Spanish in South America, I have loads of respect for travelers who learn another language to communicate while traveling. But you’d be surprised what you can communicate – and how much more fun you have – via only gestures!
When you know it’s time to take a little break… Applies to churches, museums, temples, pagodas, high mountain lakes, etc.