Interesting TV ads on Japanese TV

When I was in Japan, I saw some interesting TV ads. Usually I would watch some TV programs at night before sleeping. The thing about TV ads is sometimes one does not really need to understand the language to know the selling point of the ads. TV ads show the creativity of its producers, and… Continue reading Interesting TV ads on Japanese TV

Assembling for inspection parade

Many years ago when I was in the army, the instructions were relayed in a top-down approach, layer by layer, and in the process the instructions underwent changes. The below is a typical scenario. MAJ A (coy commander) to his platoon commanders, “Gather the men tomorrow at 0800h for an inspection parade.” LTA B (one… Continue reading Assembling for inspection parade

​9 ways how I saved money during my holiday in Switzerland

When I was planning for my trip to Switzerland, I was aware that Switzerland is an expensive place to visit, so I did some research on how to save money during the trip. I am thankful the internet has many useful articles and tips on saving money in Switzerland. Yes, those reviews and articles on… Continue reading ​9 ways how I saved money during my holiday in Switzerland

How I purchased my train tickets with Swiss half-fare travel card

When I was planning my Switzerland trip, one of the things I did was to evaluate the various travel passes. Visitors to Switzerland will do well to evaluate the various travel passes to decide on the one most suitable for them as train tickets are quite expensive. Eventually I chose the Swiss half-fare travel card.… Continue reading How I purchased my train tickets with Swiss half-fare travel card