Friday, 5 July 2013

Lost in translation 1 - Beijing

Shoe care shop in a Hutong

You Dirty Devil !!!
FAO, this is short for Beijing
This is a T-shirt shop in a Hutong
But can be found in any tourist shops in BJ

A restaurant in a Hutong

Don't ask ! Somewhere in a  Hutong 

Next to the Dinosaur sculpture
in 798 Art District


  1. I need a zipper mended however I always thought trying to ride on Godzilla was a bad idea - especially if you're a giant ;-)

    Mind you - a friend has been looking for "authentic mutton string" and now we know where to send her :-)

    *hahaha* I always love these kinds of signs!!!

    1. ;-) and there a few more to come.

      quite interesting to find Polish shoes in China too ;-) LOL

    2. By the way Judith, I have been following your blog for a couple of years.
      Love the new layout. xx

  2. Polish shoes made me laugh coz Im Polish lol!
    haha love this post

  3. I love these type of photos, always make me chuckle x

  4. Haha, I love these kind of mistakes. There is a funny play list on YouTube by a user called TheJapanChannel. You might like that too.

    1. Thank you very much for the tip Angela ! I will definitely check it out.
      And I have a few funny Tokyo & Kyoto pictures to come ;-) xx

  5. For anyone wishing to check the link Angela gave above. I believe it is this one.
    Practical as well as funny

  6. Haha, that shirt is brilliant! I love these little mistakes.

  7. Jane Middleton16 July 2013 at 22:44

    Great signs, lovely pictures

  8. Health and safety gone mad lol <3 the poster warning people not to climb on the dinosaur ( who would be that stupid anyway lol )