Australia: "The most popular pastime in Australia is giving other people a hard time. If there are no Poms around, they resort to picking on each other. It's just the way they are, bless 'em." - TNT Australia and New Zealand Travel Planner, free by sending an A5 sae with a 55p stamp to TNT Travel Planner, 14-15 Child's Place, London SW5 9RX.
Saudi Arabia: "Anyone involved in a commercial dispute with a Saudi company or individual may be prevented from leaving the country pending resolution of the dispute." - Foreign Office Travel Advice Unit (0171- 238 4503)
Lebanon: "Last Tuesday, an irate driver opened fire on a bus carrying Japanese tourists in eastern Lebanon, sending at least one bullet through the rear window of the bus. No injuries were reported. Susan Abed, a guide on the bus, said the shooting was the result of 'a dispute over the right of passage' on the road." - APReuse content