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The Land of Bidet

It’s happened to most of us.  At least it happens to Americans.  Our first few visits to higher class hotels, we occasionally encounter a mysterious bathroom fixture.  It’s this piece of porcelain next to the toilet that looks a lot

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Hanging Santas: 23 Dec ’16

Feliz Natal! That’s Happy Christmas to all you un-Portuguese speakers.  The holiday season in a foreign country.  I keep thinking it ought to feel stranger than it does. We won’t be doing anything in particular on Christmas because we don’t

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