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Travel Brochure Terms and Interpretations

Travel Brochure Terms and Interpretations
    There is an art in writing travel brochures, as well as a matching art in reading them.Without wishing to suggest that the following translations always apply, you might find the following terms to be of wry amusement...

The Tourist Prayer

The Tourist Prayer
    Oh heavenly father look down on us your humble obedient servants doomed to travel this earth taking photograph, mailing postcards and walking around in drip dry underwear. We beseech thee oh Jesus to see that our plane is not hijacked or luggage not lost and our overweight baggage goes unnoticed.

The Incidential Tourist

The Incidential Tourist
    There are incidental tourists, accidental tourists and those who should never travel at all. Having been in the travel industry for over 20 years, I can tell you that the customer isn't always right, is sometimes outright wrong, and occasionally deserves to be bitten on the nose......

Comparing Hanoi and Saigon

Comparing Hanoi and Saigon
    An amusing way to compare Hanoi and Saigon, to some corners of life. Enjoy!

Where are we going?

Where are we going?
    An American man, a Russian man, and an African man were all up in a hot-air balloon together. After a few minutes....

Funny train story

Funny train story
    How I ended up on a train in Vietnam at 3am with The Snorer