Posts in category Asia

Falconry in Dubai – Like Having a Bird on a Yo-Yo!

Falconry in Dubai

Falconry is one of those ancient traditions that just won’t go away. These birds of prey were used for hunting game so that their owners didn’t have to run around all day and catch food, but these days, the tradition continues, albeit in a slightly different form. A while back, I saw a falconry demonstration […]

Welding Safety – The Third World Version

Welding Helmet

If there is another wonder of the world that needs to be added to the amazing things that exist on Planet Earth, I think it should be how people get things done in the third world. That’s because these people who are born with a massive disadvantage compared to those in the first world, just […]

Smiley Faces Sad Faces – Clever Coaster Advertising!

Smiley Faces - After

I think we’ve all seen those simple but effective optical illusions of smiley faces / sad faces – that is, one single image that you can flip around where you can see a happy face on one view, but then flip it upside down so you can view exactly the same image as a sad […]

Funny Signs from the Japanese Ski Fields!

Funny Signs - Japanese Skiing

It’s Japanese Engrish funny signs time! I really love Japan. There’s no other place like it in the world. It’s one of the safest places to visit (one of the few countries where I would leave my wallet in my pocket in a crowded market), but it’s never boring. The people there are friend and […]

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