Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
Right now I'm like Korben Dallas in The Fifth Element
- I only speak two languages, English and bad English.
This pretty much sums it up for me.
I've only been in non-English speaking places a few times, but mainly in touristy places where the locals knew enough basic English to have a simple conversation.
Trying to chat with the innkeeper in the middle of nowhere in Iceland was not as easy. The no man's land halfway between the Canadian border with Vermont and Quebec City was no fun either.