A. Take risks, overextend and always dress the part.
A. Pundits interpreting cultures that they have never lived in for the world without allowing local voices to speak for their own. I think this peeve also extends to internal sub-cultures (socio-economic, race, immigrant etc.) - and maybe I need to develop a kinder, gentler outlook, but it does drive me bonkers.
A. there's a reason why
A. I'm comfortable in any setting and can make a friend even where everybody is in the opposite camp!
A. A fabulous politican with a string of accomplishments in the fields of human rights, the rights of children, cross-cultural understanding, and education with a stack of best-selling books to my credit!