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KL and the state of Asian plumbing.

MALAYSIA | Mon, 20 Apr 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [402] | Comments [1]

Greetings from glittering Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or KL as everyone (including all the locals) seem to call it. For the geographically challenged, KL is the capital of Malaysia. The city’s most iconic feature is the Patronas Towers, which from ... Read more >

Tags: bidet, flush, japan, kl, malaysia, patronas, squat, technology, toilets, western

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Turkey

TURKEY | Mon, 7 Feb 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5159] | Comments [8]

I'm so fortunate to spend much of my life exploring our amazing planet and I frequently get asked where my favorite destination is.  My answer is always Turkey, ranking at the summit. It's a country with so much diversity in culture, traditions, landscapes, ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, currency, etiquette, money, toilets, tourism, travel, travel tips, turkey, visas

10 Travel Adventures in Restroom Etiquette - Not All Toilets are Created Equal

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 17 Aug 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [11368] | Comments [1]

As a backpacker, I love nothing more than to travel to different countries, meet different people, learn different languages, eat different foods, play different sports, and listen to different music. But for some strange reason, the ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, backpacking, bolivia, international, japan, toilets, travel

Health and Safety in Japan - Killer fish, techno-toilets and wandering hands

JAPAN | Sun, 27 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [608]

For the most part, Japan is a very clean, very safe country. Yes, squat toilets exist there, but they’re more of a bother than a personal hygiene risk for those not used to them. You’ll find them mostly in public toilets and older buildings nowadays.... Read more >

Tags: asia, fugu-ya, japan, puffer fish, safety, toilets, travel-safety

Thailand Hot & Not List

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 24 Apr 2010 | By lisamorrison | Views [632]

THUMBS UP! 1. Every set of traffic lights in Thailand have a countdown screen attached to them. This lets you know exactly how many seconds you have until the light changes from amber to red (no more guessing if you'll make it through the red light.... Read more >

Tags: cinema, corporations, food, humour, reading., shopping, toilets, traffic


AUSTRALIA | Sat, 17 Apr 2010 | By vantastic_nt | Views [1327] | Comments [3]

  When I first arrived in Australia, I knew what to expect in terms of sites and attractions – my Lonely Planet guidebook took care of that for me. What I didn’t know is what kind of culture shock I would experience, and what kind of customs ... Read more >

Tags: andrew adams, candy, culture shock, gas prices, money, northern territory, the little things, toilets, vantastic

Overall impressions of the Philippines

PHILIPPINES | Mon, 16 Nov 2009 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [996] | Comments [1]

The Road Warriors... The roads are fucking crazy!!!!!!!!!! Red light? Hordes of 20 cars or so stream through regardless… Double yellow line? Just go around. Pass on the left, the right… whatever. People rarely stay in the same lane for more than ... Read more >

Tags: people, philippines, toilets, traffic

A Vietnamese Wake-up Call

VIETNAM | Tue, 25 Aug 2009 | By maranathahay | Views [762]

August 25th, 2009 My wake up call was early this morning-the original plan was to leave the hotel, (and it’s lovely porcelain toilets) at eight. But my ride thought that it may be more prudent to leave earlier therefore bypassing the Hanoi AM commute.... Read more >

Tags: camera, doctor, hanoi commute, jeeping, leah, medical team, oversized polo shirt, tattoos, toilets, wake-up call

The fragrance of Changi

ITALY | Thu, 22 Jan 2009 | By keith_austin | Views [783]

There are two things in the world that should never smell like themselves: fish and toilets. Which is why the toilets at Singapore’s Changi airport are so wonderful – they smell like a fresh summer’s day and have automatic this and automatic that. Indeed, ... Read more >

Tags: airbus 380, changi, flying, popsi bubblehead, toilets, wi-fi

Toilet Talk

INDONESIA | Thu, 15 Nov 2007 | By justine | Views [8466] | Comments [1]

No trip journal is complete without a discussion of the diversity of cultural traditions around that all-important human institution: the bathroom.   I have received no formal training in the analysis of bathroom rituals and traditions, and what I ... Read more >

Tags: bali, culture, minor mishaps, toilets


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