20 Feb, 2016 in Maastricht
Maastricht carnaval 2016 Netherlands (11)

I never expected the little town of Maastricht at the southern tip of the Netherlands to be this lively, but even during the gloomy cold winter time there’s lots going on surrounding the carnival. Maastricht proclaims itself to the the carnival capital of the world, no less. You might think that’s a bit overdoing it, […]

30 Oct, 2010 in Asia-Israel connections

Chinese guy (Chao) meets a Jewish guy (Parker). This has got to be one of the funniest things I’ve watched recently (reminded me of Judy Alive and Borat). You just got to see this. Steroid stereotypes ^_^ Loving that HK English accent…     Watch these videos : …

20 Sep, 2010 in Jerusalem
Palm Sunday - Old City - Jerusalem - 2010 (67).JPG

Looking for a place to celebrate the festivities of Palm Sunday around Easter time? What better place than the holy city of Jerusalem? This last Palm Sunday I visited back home in Jerusalem and though I’ve lived in Jerusalem for many years this was the the first time in my life I caught the festivities […]

3 Oct, 2009 in HK Culture & Life
Hong Kong Ads & Bikini Pseudo Models

Hong Kong has a really lively advertising market, and that’s often one of the most interesting sources for social interpretations of Hong Kong culture. One of the first things you’re bound to notice in HK are the big banner-posters hanging all over the MTR. I’ll be honest with you… being the male that …

10 Apr, 2008 in Taiwan

I don’t know whether it’s true or not, but I’ve been told by a Taiwanese friend that this next video has been spreading virally all over the Taiwanese webosphere and emailosphere like mad. I think it’s absolutely hilarious – here’s one crazy Taiwanese motorcyclist : :O How the hell did she do that? …

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