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Member Advice on Foreign Cultures

(+) Fascinating and unique country (-) Beware the pitfalls - do your research! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Member Advice on Living Abroad

(+) Learning a new language, gaining confidence, new friends, visiting new places (-) expensive country to live in, miss family and friend (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

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Jury Service

(+) Help to put dangerous criminals in prison and off the streets (-) Boring, inefficient, bad for jobs (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Haggling and Price Negotiation

(+) In life, you get what you negotiate.... (-) ....not what you deserve (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2009)

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Is the British pub experience still worth while?

(+) Nice aromas (-) The bogs stink (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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Member Advice on UK Culture

(+) excellent ballance between organisation/structu re and human face (-) see op (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Celebrating Easter

(+) Buns (and bunnies, bunting and bunches of spring flowers) (-) Bunkum (and bunions, and bungee jumping) (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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Member Advice on Brits Abroad

(+) See text. (-) See text. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Gaijin Gaffes: Tips for Visiting Japan, Part 1

Advantages: Fascinating and unique country
Disadvantages: Beware the pitfalls - do your research!

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Japan quite a few times now and I’ve developed a real passion for the country, the people, the food and the language. Of course it’s a distant land that really isn’t an obvious holiday destination for most people. I guess t ...

Mitsudan 01.07.2007 · Read full review
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Do You Fancy An Indian?

Advantages: A vibrant culture that loves talking about politics, sports & current affairs
Disadvantages: A culture that can talk a bit too much sometimes...

Ok, so did you like my title? I wasn't inviting you over for dinner as I am not the best cook in the world by a long shot (something which my darling hubby will confirm to anyone who'll listen LOL), and nor was I offering to take you out to the local Indi ...

anonymili 10.09.2005 · Read full review
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Cyprus - Frequently Asked Questions

Advantages: low crime rate, pleasant weather, inexpensive, English spoken almost everywhere!
Disadvantages: too hot in summer, difficult to heat houses in winter, hard for foreigners to find work, old-fashioned education system

We've been living in Larnaka in Cyprus on a long-term temporary basis for over six years now. Below are ten of the questions we're asked most frequently, with answers from my experience: • What's the weather like? • Most people think of Cyprus as ...

Kukana 20.03.2004 · Read full review
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Send us your tired your poor your huddled masses......or not?

Advantages: We do take some
Disadvantages: Too many now

It took a white skinned kid in his Sunday best to wash up dead on a popular beach for British tourists for Europe to start caring. It looked like ‘one of ours’. Mum packed him on to the perilous overfilled dingy all smart for the big adventure and they se ...

thedevilinme 11.09.2015 · Read full review
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