Featured Stories of the Week

The day a lion came to lunch...

We were visiting a Safari Park connected to the Kruger Park in South Africa. We had been on a few drives and decided to go on a game walk with a guide. A group of French tourists also accompanied us. We were walking along a dry and sandy river bed. Our guide, a nice young man in his mid-twenties, o

Andy Boura
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The Worst Insult to Chinese Tea

As we were in China, I was determined to buy tea. We veered down a side street and wandered past dry cleaners and nail bars. We finally found a tiny tea store (it couldn’t have been more than eight foot square). Teapots lined the shelves and black plastic tags listed the prices—no haggling here.

Juilet W
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Chaos before the Grêmio v Internacional game in Brazil

My wife is from Rio Grande do Sul which has around 11 million passionate football fans who are mad about either Grêmio or Internacional. While living there, I got a ticket to the "Grenal" which is the name of the fixture when the fierce rivals clash.

Luke Simmons
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Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.