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Posted by: bournekaloyan (IP Logged)
Date: March 03, 2008 10:00AM
Life (almost) lost in Translation
Once I went to Turkey for a business trip, I was almost get killed in a restaurant. I told the waitress that I can't eat nuts, and guess what? The dish served contained nuts. My allergic reaction was so severe that my blood pressure quickly dropped and I couldn't breathe, I was rushed to hospital... nightmare! sad smiley(

Essential Chinese for Travelers
Now when traveling abroad I always get myself more prepared. Last year, I went to Shanghai. I printed out a wallet size traveling Chinese aid (not really a guide, basically a piece of paper folded into a neat wallet size booklet). It contains all those emergency Chinese sentences such as "I am allergic to ...", "Where is ...", it's very handy.

This travelers Chinese language guide can be downloaded here:
- Essential Chinese for Travelers (pdf)
- Be an Informed Traveler not a Novice Tourist (pdf)


Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/03/2008 09:21PM by Olive.

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