See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Taiwan: Don't be a lousy traveler

Blogger Mochadango(抹茶糰子) who lives in Kyoto, Japan, condemns the ignorance and nearly-criminal acts(zht) of a Taiwanese traveler who recently took photos and videos of other travelers while taking a hot spring bath during his tour in Japan, though he claimed to have permission. The traveler(screen name:we5376301) uploaded the photos and videos to his blog and to Youtube, and then share them to Taiwan's most popular Bulletin Board System(PTT Sex). Mochadango immediately called to confirm with the hotel after seeing this post and refuted the traveler's claim. “I know that not every Taiwanese wants to be responsible for representing Taiwan, but as long as you are abroad, you are representing Taiwan” Mochadango warns, “You did one bad thing abroad, and sooner or later it will become ‘Ah, this is what Taiwanese do‘ “.

Start the conversation

Authors, please log in »

Guidelines

  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site