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11 Travel Tips Italians Want Americans To Know Before They Arrive There

Lisa Condie | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Italians are very kind, and extremely patient (unless they're driving). They are the guardians of some of history's most magnificent treasures, and they are used to sharing them. However, there are a few things Italians want Americans to know before you arrive in their country.

Street Photographer Captures Warm Glow Of 'Unguarded' Tourists (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year, spending billions of dollars and crowding popular spots like Waikiki. You might think that locals love t...

YOLO: Jumping Tourist Photos Forever

Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel

We're not mocking anyone because we do it, too, but the "tourist jump" is pretty hilarious to look at...especially out of context. But it's still r...

The Mistake Locals Make When Advising Tourists

Troy Campbell | Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel
Troy Campbell

Locals cannot always be trusted to be the perfect guides. They may know the best routes through a town and a great secret restaurant, but locals are often out of touch with many tourists' experiences and desires.

9 Struggles of a New Yorker

Greg Jacobs | Posted 02.20.2014 | College
Greg Jacobs

New York, a global destination where over 50 million tourists flock annually to feel the hustle and bustle of it all. The game, the competition and ...

Feel the Love in Philly

WHERE | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
WHERE

From art to cinema, and from spas to breweries, this is how to feel the love in Philadelphia.

6 Things to Do with the Family This Weekend!

Sarah Bowman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Get smart about your Oscar pool, celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan and introduce your kids to Charlie Chaplin. All this weekend!

6 'Tourist Traps' Worth a Visit

Travelzoo | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves or staying exactly the way you remember them from your childhood.

Visitors of New York: We Love You. Please Follow the Rules.

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.21.2014 | New York
Paula Froelich

An excerpt from My Guide to NYC: Oh, tourists. I heart you. No, really! The way you walk hand in hand in hand, side by side by side down every si...

Tourists, Then & Now

Posted 01.07.2014 | Travel

Oh, how we love retrospectives. This little gem of a set comes courtesy of Getty Images, which took a look back at tourism over the past century or so...

Leave Me Behind! Save Yourselves: A Native New Yorker's Guide to Surviving the Holiday Crowds

John Skylar | Posted 03.01.2014 | New York
John Skylar

During the time between Christmas and New Year's, even the strongest among us want to get out of the city and run for the hills. I do not blame you, my comrades, but for those of you who can't manage that, not all hope is lost.

Welcome to NYC During the Hellidays: A Guide for Tourists

John Skylar | Posted 02.28.2014 | New York
John Skylar

It's the least wonderful time of the year. The rage becomes palpable at times, with native New Yorkers screaming at tourists in the streets, visitors feeling like they can never get to the front of the line, and bars that seem choked with people eager to forget the rest of what they've had to go through.

Off With Their Rude Manners! Educating the French

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

State-owned public transport operator since 1948, the RATP that governs over the Métro, commuter trains and bus system has decided that enough was enough, and produced a manual entirely devoted to teach the French some manners.

A Dinosaur? In Paris? Now?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Not only just any dinosaur. As you quietly walk without bothering anyone on one of your morning ballades in the city magique, suddenly it appears -- n...

Locals Love To Hate These Tourists

Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel

If you live in a city or a popular tourism area, you probably know that feeling of slightly irrational rage when a tourist does something silly or get...

Hilarious Tumblr Is Your New Home For Dumb NYC Tourist Quotes

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York

The "Crossroads of the World" kind of sucks. Can we all just admit that? It's crowded, stuffed full of chain restaurants, and there's just way too man...

How NOT To Look Like A Tourist

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.26.2013 | Travel

There are a lot of negative connotations attached to the word "tourist." While it's inevitable that when traveling abroad, you'll look and feel like a...

International voluntarism in Palestine

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.18.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Palestinian cause continues to attract supporters from around the world. Volunteers wishing to give some of their time and expertise in solidarity...

Egypt & Bali: Opposites Attract

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

For me, having been to Egypt nearly 20 times and to Bali over a dozen, they are the perfect Yin/Yang complement to each other -- the masculine and feminine sides of spirituality.

'How to Not Get Sick in India,' and Six Other Lessons From a Trip Around the World

Daniel Kronovet | Posted 10.12.2013 | Travel
Daniel Kronovet

These things aren't obvious and generally ran against my initial assumptions. If you're planning a similar trip abroad, these might save you some trouble. If you're not, they might (hopefully) whet the palate.

Cheesy Tourist Photos You Just Have To Take

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.01.2013 | Travel

Whether you're camera shy or a shutter bug, photographs are likely a big part of your travel routine. You can't forget to pack your camera (or, these ...

Children? They Are Not Tourist Attractions

VANN Khemreth | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
VANN Khemreth

Children are not commodities, and deserve to have their rights and privacy respected.

14 Awesomely Cheesy Tourist Diversions

The GypsyNesters | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Everyone who travels eventually succumbs to that cheesy tourist moment -- we've certainly had our share. But why should we have all the fun? To share the wealth, we've collected a gold mine of the craziest, funniest and just plain weird travel photos in the world!

Tourist Cliches You Should Leave Home

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel

Being a tourist is an innately clichéd experience -- you roam around a foreign city, toting a giant camera, posing for awkward photos and wearing one...

New York's Newest Neighborhood - NoMad

Greg Jacobs | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York
Greg Jacobs

In the the ever-changing New York City real estate market, it appears that East Williamsburg is no longer the city's newest "neighborhood."