W - Travel Dictionary of words used by World Travelers

W - The letter W in the Travel Dictionary: MyTravelDictionary.com

W.A.W.A. - West Africa Wins Again: It is referring to the normal failures encountered by foreigners in another culture in a humourous way. Many times people attempt to accomplish task, and fail again and again. This is an acronym told to me by Lon who was a guard at the United States Embassy in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. (Lon an an American in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala.)
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Were all here, because were not all there.
-- Learned from Russel in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Western Standards: 15 percent of the world has standards that are higher than the other 85 percent of the planet. This normally means they have sit down toilets.

Western People:

Western world, also known as the West and the Occident (Latin: occidens -sunset, -west, as distinct from the Orient), is a term that can have multiple meanings depending on its context (e.g., the time period, the region or social situation). Accordingly, the basic definition of what constitutes "the West" varies, expanding and contracting over time, in relation to various historical circumstances.In the contemporary political and cultural context, the Western World generally refers to the nations of the European Union, The United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Central Europe, Latin America, Israel, and South Africa.

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