Featured Stories of the Week
When I was about 5 my mum had a demonstration of what you would call my "child's honesty". We got on a bus and took a seat.
Everything was going well until I heard and smelled a big fat fart. I went pale, and with wide open accusing eyes I shouted:Camila Santos Simmons
The restaurant chosen by our hosts, three rounded Japanese business distributors, has a classic Tatami room, fabulously expensive and noted for its strict adherence to traditional custom and ritual. Apparently the food was supposed to be pretty good too.Lindy Schneider
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
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.