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Mean Driver Paperblog Pick in Expat

The Mean Bus Driver

(NOT this driver!) Paris bus drivers are normally courteous to tourists, although once in a while you run into a bonjouriste. But today I encountered one who must have been having ... Read more

Beating Bishop Paperblog Pick in Expat

Beating the Bishop

The Church of England continues to get its collective cassock in a twirl attempting to respond to the social changes beating down the cathedral door. Read more


  • Like a Bull in a China Shop….

    Like Bull China Shop….

    My latest piece as Columnist for Expat Focus If you have a tendency to feel a little on the claustrophobic side, there’s every chance you’ll find the pulsating... Read more

    The 29 January 2013 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Of the Uplifting Power of Movies; and Blue-eyed, French-speaking Leading Men...

    Uplifting Power Movies; Blue-eyed, French-speaking Leading Men...

    The magical screenUne année merdique. A sh-$% #@ year. From the look of things, this is what 2013 is shaping up to be. Wherever you turn, sick, tired,... Read more

    The 30 January 2013 by   Frenchgirlinseattle
  • Up Close with Hippos in iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa

    Close with Hippos iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa

    My hippo tour in iSimangaliso Wetland Park was one of the highlights of my trip to South Africa!iSimangaliso Wetland Park is South Africa’s first UNESCO World... Read more

    The 08 January 2013 by   Monkeys And Mountains Adventure
  • #1 Thing to Do in Grenoble, France

    Thing Grenoble, France

    The #1 thing do to in Grenoble France offers something for everyone of all ages and interests. Heck you can even get married there..or just enjoy the view. Read more

    The 25 January 2013 by   Monkeys And Mountains Adventure
  • Welcome to Paris! CDG Terminal 1

    Welcome Paris! Terminal

    It's been a long time since I flew into Terminal 1 at Paris/CDG. I had tried to avoid it for years while it was being renovated. It still feels a bit... Read more

    The 14 January 2013 by   Sedulia
  • Not Made in China

    Made China

    So I’ve noticed there’s a steady rumbling going on amongst the masses here in Hoong Kong and every now and then it threatens to errupt into a mighty roar! The... Read more

    The 10 January 2013 by   Mint Mocha Musings
  • Boiler Problems and the Vaillant ecoTEC Plus 624

    Boiler Problems Vaillant ecoTEC Plus

    Those of you who follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram probably know already that, ever since we got back from Spain last week, we have had boiler... Read more

    The 18 January 2013 by   Feistytapas
  • Tembe Elephant Park: My TOP Travel Adventure of 2012

    Tembe Elephant Park: Travel Adventure 2012

    Tembe Elephant Park in South Africa was my top travel adventure of 2012! It's home to the tusker elephants, some of the largest elephants in all of Africa. Read more

    The 16 January 2013 by   Monkeys And Mountains Adventure
  • 5 Super Clubs to Dance the Night Away in Paris

    Super Clubs Dance Night Away Paris

    Tweet Pin It This is a guest post from James Halliwell of FireSpinJan.co.uk.Photo Credit: James HalliwellSo you have gotten to Paris, you have seen the sights,... Read more

    The 31 January 2013 by   Allisonlounes
  • The Muzungu’s Best of 2012!

    Muzungu’s Best 2012!

    Uganda has tested me in many ways and 2012 was ‘challenging’ as we say around here – but I’m still here ‘living the dream’ – the lucky muzungu did all this! Read more

    The 12 January 2013 by   Diaryofamuzungu


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