How Travelling Makes Me Feel British

What should they know of England who only England know? Originally written by Rudyard Kipling but Mitch has quoted this to me on numerous occasions. Only now do I appreciate the sentiment. When you travel a lot, you learn about other countries. However, the more you travel, the more you also learn about your home country. While in Merida, Mexico, we frequently visited the same cafe to do work. On the third occasion, I ordered my regular black tea with milk. The barrister asked me, “where are you from?” “England” I replied. “I knew it. All the people who order …

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10 Things I Need To Get Use To In China

We’ve been┬áhere for two weeks and I’m slowly learning the new culture and things I need to adapt to whilst here. Here’s my top ten: Tea I’m British. Nothing beats a lovely tea (with milk!), in the morning and when coming home after a long day. Although you can buy lipton black tea here, milk isn’t so frequent and quite the same. What’s more, when someone offers you tea, it’s not what you think. Yesterday I had a cup of tea, which was basically hot water and flowers. Not bad though. Roads The roads are mental. Traffic is awful. On …

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