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Chinese Money Quotes. WTF?

Anyone who has been to China would know that the Chinese Money is called the Renminbi. Plus, money is also a big cultural aspect of every day life in China – as it has been intrinsically associated with Chinese culture for centuries. As an example, one Chinese cultural tradition is to burn stuff that for […]

Don’t Talk On The Phone During A Thunderstorm!

It’s funny sign time again! And it’s about providing advice on whether you should talk on your cell phone during a thunderstorm! Today, this one was sent to me from Rod and Janette from Christchurch in New Zealand, who sent me the funny Chinese Toilet Sign. They came across me in a interview on stuff.co.nz […]

Funny Chinese Toilet Sign!

It’s Chinglish Time again – this is where other languages – in this case, Chinese, are translated into English and it doesn’t quite make sense! Today it’s the funny Chinese toilet sign! Some previous nuggets of gold that have previously appeared on The Travel Tart include the funny Shanghai Restaurant Menu and the bizarre hostel […]

Potty Training Toilet Tips – How To Do It In China

Today I’ve got a completely bizarre travel photo from from Karolina and Patryk who run KarolinaPatryk.com about Potty Training Tips from China! You can follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. They recently sent me the really cool Adventure Motorcycle from Vietnam! And I have a feeling that this potty training tip didn’t quite make Oh Crap! Potty Training: […]

Happy Birthday Songs – The Chinglish Version

Today, I have a silly travel story from Richelle who runs Adventures Around Asia, which sort of follows on about her running experience, and is an outstanding example of how a Happy Birthday song can somehow morph into something else completely – another outstanding example of Chinglish – where things in Chinese don’t translate in quite the […]

Chinglish – Funny Chinese to English Translations!

Today, I have a silly travel story from Richelle who runs Adventures Around Asia, about how an experience that she thought she had signed up for that ended up turning out to be something completely different, unrelated – and possibly way better! I think it’s an example of Chinglish – where things in Chinese don’t translate […]

You Know That You’ve Been Living in China Too Long When…

China – the most insanely developing economy of the past 30 years. I say it’s capitalism at it’s most extreme. The way this country has rocketed to be the second largest economy in the world after the United States is series of mind boggling numbers in terms of construction and development. Because of this crazy […]

Funny Motorcycle Photos – The Worst Load Ever!

It’s time for some Funny Motorcycle Photos – The Award for the Worst Motorbike Load Ever! Definitely part of the Masters of Transport and Logistics range!   Today I’ve got a funny guest post from Stuart who runs the website Am I Nearly There Yet? It’s about the most ridiculous motorcycle load that he has ever […]

Shanghai Restaurant – Funny Chinese Food Menu

Today I’ve got a funny guest post from Stuart who runs the website Am I Nearly There Yet? It’s about the funny Shanghai Restaurant menu that he spotted on a night out in this massive Chinese city. Stu and Eloise are a couple of Pommies (for the North Americans out there reading this – Poms […]

Hostel Guest Funny Sign Photo – Hanging Area

Hostel Guest Funny Sign Photo - Hanging Area

Hostel Guests are very welcome. Maybe! Today I’ve got a funny travel photo about Hostel Guests from Neil Skywalker (what a cool name – and I did well to refrain from the almost unlimited and very bad Star Wars Jokes I could have generated!) from Around The World In 80 Girls. This is about a […]

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