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Foreign location names: English or native?

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Hi

I'm having a good sort out of my LR keywords this weekend.

I've noticed I have foreign locations in both English and native language. For instance, I have mixed tags (from different visits) for:
  • Germany > Bavaria > Munich
  • Deutschland > Bayern > München
Each keyword has the synonym of the other so I'm not missing anything either way, and I know there's no right or wrong / it's up to each of us! Just made me wonder, though, what do other people do?

Cheers

Rob
 
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I'd pick whatever I'd search on, which would be English, for sure. Having the others as synonyms is a good idea.
 

rob211

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Probably depends on whether you're publishing photos in Deutsch or German.... Yours seems a good solution. Not sure what I'd do about the location tags though...that's tougher. I'd tend to wanna use native language, if available there. Good question though.

I can't even decide whether to use local or adjusted time, either to UTC or my home. I think with these kind of questions it isn't so much the answer, but being consistent.
 

tspear

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I always use UTC, and all names are native so far. But that has been limited to USA, Caribbean, South America and Europe. I have no idea what I will do when I eventually visit Asia.
 
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