Under the neon lights of
I take a moment to question if the term even applies in this scenario, but the term has been cast regardless. This is an acceptable turn of events, I feel. When dealing with anyone other than yourself miscommunications, and contrasting ethics often come into play. It is for this reason that I prefer to travel alone.
If on my second day in
But that’s not the issue here. I was called a racist. How did we arrive at this point? In its simplest, it seems to have been because I asked a Chinese person what
I understand that while assuming every Chinese person knows Karate, especially as it is Japanese in origin, could be considered racist, asking about one’s country seems anything but off kilter.
What better way to learn about a place than by asking someone who has background there? When I wanted to know about
Apparently not in this case.
In truth, I believe that most Canadians know little about the
I understand full well that I will be questioned about the temperate rainforests in
Now, that trip may have ended up with a car stuck in a mountain, eight emergency vehicles, and many other missteps along the way: but those are stories for another time.
To ask a Chinese friend what