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Gentlemen of Leisure: A touch of cricket in the Maasai Mara

Gentlemen of Leisure: A touch of cricket in the Maasai Mara

Rafiq CopelandFeb 24, 20114 Comments

I was strangely invited to play in an annual cricket match held in Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve last week. I say strangely because I haven't played cricket since the under twelv

Bowing to the hierarchy: the challenges of working in Cambodia

Bowing to the hierarchy: the challenges of working in Cambodia

Allan SoutarisFeb 23, 20111 Comment

Moving internationally to undertake an assignment in a developing country is a fairly challenging affair. Roles can be undefined, work plans unclear, language difficulties a barrier, pl

An Expat Opinion: Rex Hunt's Translation Adventures

An Expat Opinion: Rex Hunt's Translation Adventures

Jay MartinFeb 16, 20113 Comments

I arrived on the scene of my first fully fledged translation emergency to find a professional Polish translator in his sixties, with a snowy-white beard and thick glasses, sobbing into his English-Polish dictionary. In impeccable, Oxford-accented English, he looked up at me with his red-rimmed eyes and summarised his problem in four words: Rex Hunt's Fishing Adventures.

<em>Ivan, rapist, soon to be Swiss?</em>: the billboards of Switzerland

Ivan, rapist, soon to be Swiss?: the billboards of Switzerland

CrikeyFeb 14, 20111 Comment

As one of a sizeable percentage of foreign citizens living in Switzerland, I'm pretty far removed from the machinations of the country's direct democracy. That being said, even to me it is still evident that, especially when compared to Australia, referendums form a central feature of the Swiss political landscape.

Scott vs. the rain

Scott vs. the rain

Scott BridgesFeb 10, 20114 Comments

I know it's the wet season. I know that parts of the country are suffering from devastating floods. I know that getting a bit damp while on holiday is totally a #firstworldproblem. But still I found myself getting frustrated as I spent a week locked in battle with Sri Lanka's rain.

Why would someone with a lizard phobia visit Arch's Iguana Farm?

Why would someone with a lizard phobia visit Arch's Iguana Farm?

India LloydFeb 8, 20113 Comments

The beauty of travel is that it encourages us to do things that we never thought possible. Bungee jumping in New Zealand? Okay. Eating fried spiders in Cambodia? Sure. Swimming with great white sharks in South Africa? Of course. That's why lizard phobic India Lloyd ended up visiting a iguana farm full of thousands of the scaly little creatures.

An Expat Opinion: In search of something Ukrainian

An Expat Opinion: In search of something Ukrainian

Jay MartinFeb 4, 20113 Comments

"I just want something more... Ukrainian," my friend Hilary whined. I, rather unkindly, wondered what the hell she was talking about. We were in the Ukraine, after all. How much more Ukrainian does it get? Jay Martin goes on the hunt for an authentic Ukrainian meal.

When a meal is more than the sum of its parts

Scott BridgesFeb 1, 20114 Comments

Most of the best meals I can remember while growing up were eaten at my grandmother's house. Sometimes it was because a couple of branches of the extended family were sitting around the

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