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Barcelona holds a special place in my heart since it was the first city in Europe I visited. After that trip, I couldn’t wait to travel and see more of the world.
The city is a great place to visit due to great food, and sites like Park Guell, Las Ramblas, Sagrada Familia and various other works of Antoni Gaudi.
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Last week I wrote about
. I was happy to hear that they faced some sort of punishment for doing this hateful pose. two Chinese tourists who were arrested in Germany for doing a Nazi salute
I recently came across news that an American tourist gave the Nazi salute in Dresden, Germany.
Continue reading American Tourist Gives Nazi Salute in Germany, Gets Beat Up
Two Chinese tourists recently got arrested for making the illegal Nazi salute, “Heil Hitler” while visiting Germany.
The distasteful pose was made while they took photos in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin.
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Ever wonder what foreigners think of Americans or better yet, the United States as a whole?
While I have some ideas of what the generalized ugly American (while traveling or at home) might appear to look like, these ideas are usually just bad stereotypes. (To get some ideas, check out the post
.) Worst Things Americans Say On Vacation
When I think of what foreigners might think of us, I’d probably guess loud, out of shape, entitled, rude and some other (not so nice) things along those lines.
Continue reading What Do Foreign Tourists Think of U.S.
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I’ll admit that there are times that I cringe when I see that a really bad caricature of an American tourist in real life while traveling around the world.
(Think Hawaiian shirt, socks with sandals, loud and a know-it all personality just to name a few things to look out for.)
Most would (generally speaking) stereotype American tourists as loud, obnoxious, self-absorbed and poorly dressed, usually standing out and easily identified while visiting a foreign country.
However, as a whole I resent those assumptions.
Continue reading Worst Things Americans Say on Vacation