Language Barriers

When you travel, unless you are a polyglot or have the babel fish from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in your ear, you will have to deal with language barriers. Even when travelling in a country that uses the same language as yours, there are often barriers — mostly in terms of idioms andContinue reading “Language Barriers”

England: A Nerd’s Paradise

I love the word “nerd”. If you ignore the pejorative connotations, it’s the cutest word. And, for me, it’s the doorway into a world of treasures, a secret club to which only the nerdy have keys. Being a nerd, book worm, dork, brainiac, etc, is a lot like a fine wine: it gets better withContinue reading “England: A Nerd’s Paradise”