How to answer awkward questions and comments from Chinese people

Question: “Have you eaten?” Right answer: “Yes, you? Wrong answer: “No, not yet” Very wrong answer: ” No, unlike the Chinese, we don’t need to eat at a specific time of the day, we can just eat when we are hungry” Comment: ” Let’s go out to play” Right answer: “Play? You mean hang out? Sure, let’s do it” Wrong answer: “What do you mean by “play”?” Very wrong answer: “Sure, what do you want…

"How to answer awkward questions and comments from Chinese people"

Greetings from Chile

    Hey guys, this is Bruce, sorry I haven’t been able to contact anyone in a while, many things have happened.   It’s October 2016 now and we are 6 months into our South American trip, I decided to take Bong Gu on a trip of a lifetime, from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska, on foot.   Why to Alaska? What’s there? Nothing really, and the trip is purely for volunteering, self-indulging ourselves and…

"Greetings from Chile"

On the china situation

On the china situation Can you tell me some stuff about china? I’ve never been there and it’s hard to imagine what life must be like there. Sure, so what would you like to know? Well, I know you want to talk about politics, so I’d like to take you out of your comfort zone and talk about art instead, and agriculture, and technology, and fashion. Fashion, really? So we are to write about Chinese…

"On the china situation"

People from couchsurfing 3

Part 3: 1 – Rough travelers            2 -Backpackers           3 -Tourists             4 -Random             5-Guilty ones             6 -Confused ones 18_ Luggage. 1_ either small luggage, because it’s troublesome to carry many things over long distances, or very big one because they carry a tent, sleeping bag, mat, food, water, broccoli. 2_ massive 3_ more than they need…

"People from couchsurfing 3"

People from couchsurfing 2

part 2   1 – Rough travelers            2 -Backpackers           3 -Tourists             4 -Random             5-Guilty ones             6 -Confused ones 11_ Percentages 1_ 5% 2_ 60% 3_ 25% 4_ 2% 5_ 5% 6_ 3%   12_ Couch requests timing 1_ as their means of transport are not reliable their requests are usually for the same day or…

"People from couchsurfing 2"

People from couchsurfing 1

We will reference groups of people using numbers from here on, group 1, group 2, etc 1 – Rough travelers            2 -Backpackers           3 -Tourists             4 -Random             5-Guilty ones             6 -Confused ones Table of contents: 1_ Brief description 2_ Examples 3_ Nationalities 4_ Transportation 5_ Duration 6_ Budget 7_ Accommodation 8_ Age range 9_ Clothes 10_…

"People from couchsurfing 1"

List of countries

Oh, sorry i forgot t tell you, we don’t use fighting anymore Why not? I don’t know, people just stop using some words and phrases over time so that new ones can take their place. Can I still use ftw. I don’t think so, they wouldn’t know what you mean. Kind of like quoting Monty Phyton? Yeah, something like that, wait, how long have you been off the internet? I don’t know, a few years,…

"List of countries"

WHile hitchhiking in NZ

While hitchhiking, I got picked up by this guy, he was 82 and told me the story of his life. He had been working as a sailor and got to go to many countries in Asia and South America. He was thrilled to meet people from distant lands. Lived by himself in a very remote area of New Zealand. Only 20 people lived in his town, so he was feeling a bit lonely. He invited…

"WHile hitchhiking in NZ"

About a warrior

Driver: Where ya heading mate? Me: Heading far towards the horizon, where the forest meets the sea, where the light fades away and only shadows shape the landscape. Driver: Whatever, jump in. Me: You have my gratitude and therefore shall be rewarded for your troubles. Driver: Where are you from? Me: From the forgotten territories. Driver: Where’s that? Me: It’s a different world, full of thieves, dwarfs, magicians, and assassins Driver: And what brings you…

"About a warrior"