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"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.' -James Michener

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Japan: First Impression

Cherry blossoms, zen gardens, temples, sushimi. All of these are remarkably Japanese and spectacular. Paul asked me for my first impression of Japan last night and I had to blurt out the first thing which was… The toilets! Toilets Modern Japanese toilets are a cross between a computer game and a juke box. You will […]

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The Lock Up | Newcastle

I didn’t know what I was in for but the modern floor orange sign grabbed my attention: The Lock Up The building sits in a row of four heritage buildings on Hunter Street, that reflects the prosperity of early Newcastle. The building itself used to be the Newcastle Police Station from 1961 to 1982, so no wonder […]

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Quick Guide For The Karneval Season in Cologne, Germany

“Life is too short to drink bad wine!”  is Iris Shafie motto. She likes to drink good wine loves Port… Basically everything except beer. Iris started testing and traveling in her early twenties and lately shares her experiences at Meine Auslese. As a girl from the German Rhineland and Karneval is a big part of her life. […]

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