I'd just checked into a fancy hotel in Paris. I walked into the ensuite, and there, floating in the toilet bowl was… well, I don't know how to say this in French… but someone had made a faux pas. I hit the button to flush it but nothing happened. Lo...
On an idyllic beach in Greece, my English friend and I were doing our best to impress two young German girls. Communication was stilted because they spoke very little Eng
This happened about 6 years ago, but I always laugh when I think about it... It was Autumn in Melbourne and my Dad was driving me somewhere. We walked through the beauti
While living in Brazil in 2009, I was lucky enough to have my Mum over for a visit up to the Amazon. The tours through the river were fantastic and one component of the
On my way to a job interview I caught the train into the city. Of course, the second I got off the train it started bucketing rain. Covering my head with an old newspape
I'd just arrived in Japan and was meeting my host family for the first time. After I'd introduced myself, and they'd introduced themselves, we fell into an awkward silenc