Articles on Travel Tales

Travel Tales: A French Eating Quirk

An interesting thing I learned while being in France and being with French people is the following: French people on the whole, hate eating and […]

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Travel Tales: Trying to change currency in Paris

When I visited Paris for the first time, I didn’t exchange my money into euros before I went because I had a feeling I’d get […]

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Travel Tales: Taste of America in Madrid Spain – What they think Americans eat

I came across a store in Madrid that had a “Taste of America” section. It was in a VERY chic grocery store (the best in […]

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Travel Tales: Paying for bathrooms overseas

I’m sure a lot of you already know this, but finding a free public bathroom in Europe is like finding a $20 bill on the […]

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French Flirting: Something to keep in mind while in Paris

When I first heard of how some (not all!) French guys “flirt” in France, I didn’t believe it. Apparently, they follow a girl.. for blocks, […]

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Travel Tales: Portugal and its Tourists

This will not become a series but it’s just a quirky observation or experience I had in particular countries I thought might be interesting to […]

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Travel Tales: Plastic Bag Toilets in China

Before you get the wrong idea from the title, it is something I witnessed, NOT something I personally did. I was in Carrefour in Beijing, […]

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Are American tourists really all that rude?

Reading eemusings account of trying to teach English alongside some Americans, made me think back to the number of comments I’ve received from foreigners. The […]

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