A Traveler’s Mind

“It’s snowing still,” said Eeyore gloomily.

“So it is.”

“And freezing.”

“Is it?”

“Yes,” said Eeyore. “However,” he said, brightening up a little, “we haven’t had an earthquake lately.”

What it takes to be a traveler? Some may say adventurous, courageous, adaptability, etc. From that scene, I say Eeyore has what it takes to be a great traveler: a positive mind. 😀

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Have you ever tried “Teh Obeng (Screwdriver Tea)”?

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do”

I  always remember that phrase when going out to someplace new. Be it the local foods or local custom, it’s fun to try and learn something new, right? 🙂

I was in Batam, a small island in Riau Islands of Indonesia. I was having a lunch with local people there when they offered me a drink. One of them asked the waitress for “Teh Obeng” (Bahasa for “Screwdriver Tea”), and I couldn’t help myself to try it and ordered one for me.

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Beware of the Con Men

In every place, there are adventures and something new to learn, doesn’t it?

We often enjoy being in a new place and being in a new adventure, we forgot to use common sense. For example, maybe in our hometown, we wouldn’t want to get drunk in some dark alley with some stranger we don’t know, right? But most of the time people on travel will do that, in the name of adventure and all. It is ok to be adventurous, but please include just a little bit of common sense in it.

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