In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Although seven hundred years have passed since Marco Polo made his illustrious twenty-five-year journey across Asia, his daring adventure continues to inspire globetrotters.
- And his ambition has been been aided by improvements in equine air travel, which has allowed horses to become globetrotters.
- This bistro offers a relaxed Mediterranean ambience and an affordable globetrotter of a menu, ensuring there's something to suit all tastes.
- ‘Direct me to the hotel spa’ is the new mantra of smart globetrotters.
- They are true globetrotters - no wonder humankind has always envied them!
- She's a globetrotter, even though she would never use that word.
- Now that every self-respecting traveller has a tri-band mobile phone, there is a high risk of either the globetrotter or the loved one at home disturbing the slumbers of the other.
- Always a globetrotter, he lives half the year in Moscow where he has a huge following.
- Traditional divisions might play on the minds of English players, but it should not upset the current bunch of globetrotters.
- Being a peripatetic globetrotter, I have always found ATMs wherever I have touched ground and by paying cash, I have often been able to get cash discounts of up to half the card commission fee.
- As her two children had already grown up and gone, Susan soon decided to sell the house and become a globetrotter.
- He said he is not very widely travelled and does not describe himself as a globetrotter.
- Bangalore has today many a globetrotter, foreign delegate, and tourist.
- The film contains details of the travels of the two globetrotters, and will be played during the exhibition.
- It is a far cry from the zany globetrotter of his stage shows.
- That doesn't mean would-be globetrotters must give up their dreams of adventures abroad, though.
- And it is only thanks to his scheme that he is now a well-travelled globetrotter.
- Never before has he cut such a powerful figure on the world stage, an adrenaline-charging sensation for the globetrotter and an uplifting spectacle for his audience back home.
- Now it seems the government too is determined to fret over the globetrotters.
- He later switched to catering for high rollers only, but is now an international globetrotter whose ambitious plans for development in south-east Asia could make him the biggest player of all.
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