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Say What?? Travel Photo: Suicide Prevention

Do you love your life? Well if you do, it kind of goes without saying that you shouldn’t step off a sheer cliff, especially amidst incredibly thick fog because you’re up at 10,000 feet! Emei Shan is one of China’s four sacred Buddhist peaks. Located in the western Sichuan province, this UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

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Say What?? Travel Photo–Giggling Trees

Yangshuo. The geological gem of China’s Southwest. It’s mere mention evokes visions of a surreal landscape. And as this truly stunning travel photo depicts, all those visions are absolutely true! But we’re not just here to gape at wondrous scenery, but also to examine a little sign-age. And this sign makes absolutely perfect sense in English. […]

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Say What??–Steakhouse

The Chinese custom of “creative” restaurant naming continuous! Remember the Come Bar? Well, further south in Yunnan’s provincial capital of Kunming sits a sign embrazoned with the words you see above…”MY FAVOR STEAK.” I’d say it’s safe to assune that the intention here was to name this place, “My Favorite Steak,” as last time I […]

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Say What??

One of the true joys of traveling in a foreign country are those English signs that kind of make you say, “What??” You know the type…things that really don’t make a whole lot of sense in English or even some that do, but make you chuckle. A lot has been written about these signs lately, […]

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