Overseas travel opens your eyes in all sorts of ways. Not only by meeting people and enjoying the sights and culture on offer and of course enjoying the variety of food is eye opening. However, I am always amused and bemused by the various signs that are directed to us travellers.
This is a note to guests in my hotel in Singapore. I wonder what else one could want to boil in the said kettle….
Now it seems that in Italy the various uses of bathroom towels has become a problem for this hotel in Rome. I am not sure where else you could use the iron.
It appears that describing food allergies have taken over from common sense when writing a menu in Italy. Every dish is described on the menu folowed by a series of numbers that reveal the code of ingredients that have allergic consequences. What is “fruit to shell”. A prize awaits the best answer for this perplexing ingredient.