Pelourinho is an idealized version of reality made entirely for tourists. The part that tourists explore is attractive, well-conserved and very safe – there’s at least one police officer at every corner even at night. 916 more words
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A father and son were arrested after allegedly transporting 600kg of cocaine on a yacht from Brazil to Europe.
The pair were arrested by Austrian police, and it is believed that the father had spent time in a Croatian jail, where he met another drug dealer. 192 more words
When it comes to food and table manners, each culture has its own do’s and don’ts. What is polite in one country may be extremely rude in another, and even simple requests can be met with dirty looks (tell me, France, why can’t I have coffee with my dessert?) I’ve come a long way adjusting to life in the US, but I still hold on to some habits that are a constant source of amusement to our American friends. 638 more words