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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
SmarterTravel

"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.

Yemeni Tribesmen Kidnap American Couple

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAYMA, Yemen — Gunmen kidnapped two American tourists and their driver in Yemen on Monday and demanded the release of a jailed tribesman, securi...