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Weirdest Things Tourists Noticed About Foreign Countries

As a tourist you can sometimes have those moments when various unique corners of the world completely humble you. Your worldview from wherever you came from suddenly seems completely outdated, or just purely insane. Or maybe it's something a bit more innocent, like the jumbo serving sizes one can find in America vs. other places in the world. Traveling always has a way of reminding each of us that there are an infinite amount of ways to do things. 

People describe the weirdest things they noticed about foreign countries. | Elbatcho 17h wasn't prepared hot water would smell Iceland. Because comes being heated geothermically smells like sulfur. Showering first time little bit shock.
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Worst Tourist Traps People Have Encountered

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the worst tourist traps that people have encountered. At the very least these unfortunate occurrences should serve as a guide for what to keep a watchful eye out for, while you're going about traveling. 

A collection of the worst tourist traps that people have encountered | Aceofkings9 1d PSA Staten Island Ferry is FREE. If people are trying charge tickets, they're scam artists. If traveling New York s worth visiting views, especially considering cost, or lack thereof.
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Witness the terrifying and strangely beautiful momenta a glacier in Iceland collapses, and sends panicked tourists scrambling for safety. This glacier collapse takes place at one of Iceland's famous outlet glaciers, Breiðamerkurjökull. Nature is scary and this video capturing the raw unstoppable power of a glacier collapsing is a testament to that. We're glad to know that everyone's safe. Talk about a harrowing close call! 

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25 WTF Moments Europeans had Visiting America

Everything is bigger, louder, full of more meat and you can buy scorpions on the street. It's beautiful.

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Australia tourism innuendo This Australian Tourism Campaign Wants to 'C U in the NT'
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Ah, Australia's Northern Territory. Looks beautiful, doesn't it?


via @cuinnt

This new slogan is... interesting. It really looks like it says something different to the untrained eye. 


via ntofficial

This campaign comes from an independent group hoping to bolster tourism in the northern part of Australia. Their about page says this:

Whether you're young or old there's so much to see and do in the NT! Experience the unique Northern Territory in Australia's top end for an unforgettable experience. Tell your friends CU in the NT!

via ntofficial

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Actually just kidding, that's the real live state of Montana talking. It really hates its job being all scenic and tourist-friendly.

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I sometimes have a hard time remembering who someone is when I'm taking a picture right beside their name too.