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Common Ways Tourists Are Offensive in Foreign Countries

Thrillist | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Alliance/Shutterstock Traveling, in general, is an invitation to make mistakes. But when you visit other countries, those ...

Americans are the Most Popular Safari Tourists

Wouter Vergeer | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel
Wouter Vergeer

Over 400 African safari operators participated in the largest survey of its kind to determine which tourist nationality is the most popular among tour...

Are the French Rude to the American Tourists?

Llyane B. Stanfield | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel
Llyane B. Stanfield

The French may tend to be more politically incorrect, more intuitive and impulsive -- they have Latin blood and they prove it in everything: art, la joie de vivre, cuisine, the entire Paris is a testament of their Latin blood in action. Is that considered rude? By some standards, yes, by others, not so much.

10 Stupid Mistakes You Need To Stop Making While On Vacation

Thrillist | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel

f you spend the entire trip trying to capture the absolute best shot of the Taj Mahal, it cheapens the whole experience. Not to mention, it can drive your travel partner(s) insane.

Drunk Americans Love These Places

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

American tourists are known for being the world's worst tourists. But encountering Americans behaving poorly isn't so much about the tourists, but the...

5 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas

Budget Travel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

We're darn proud to be Americans, and we don't mind saying so -- whether we're here at our New York City headquarters or standing on foreign soil. But unfortunately, we've all seen the embarrassing U.S. traveler abroad.

The World's Five Weirdest Travel Pitches

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Just for fun, here's a sampling of the weirdest travel pitches that are out there right now -- flapping around, jumping up and down, and doing their darnedest to snag your attention.

7 Signs You're An Ugly American

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel

"Ugly American" has become shorthand for any tourist that sticks out or misbehaves abroad.

10 Reasons France Is Still Beating Us

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

10 reasons that France is still cooler than the U.S.

Vote: Which US Destination Is The Ultimate Summer Vacation Spot?

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

Last year you told us which worldly destination make up your bucket list, this year we're staying state side with an homage to all things Americana. S...

Big-Spending Americans Boosting British Tourism

PA | Posted 10.14.2011 | Home

Big-spending Americans helped boost UK tourism this summer. A rise in the number of visits by North American residents to the UK in A...

World's Worst Tourists? British Take the Crown Hands Down

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.04.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

In truth, I was seized by a secret jealousy. As a Yank, I hate to cede the top spot in a competition of any kind. I felt confident that Union Jack waving tourists would defend their honor to the last sip of bitter.