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Chinese Tourists Charged Over $4000 For Hummus

chinese tourists
image: wikimedia commons

Generally speaking, Chinese tourists are known to behave badly when visiting new places. They’re even given behavior manuals in Thailand.

However, you’ve got to wonder, does poor behavior by some tourists, just make the group as a whole look bad?

This group of 8 did nothing wrong to get charged over $4,000 for a meal at the Israeli-Arab hummus restaurant in Abu Ghosh! Continue reading Chinese Tourists Charged Over $4000 For Hummus

TSA Finds 3D Printed Gun in Carry-On, Confiscate It

3D Printed Gun
image: TSA instagram

The TSA likes to shares the illegal things that they find at airports which are then confiscated. In 2015, the TSA stopped a record number of guns.

The TSA has also found lots of crazy things like:

Continue reading TSA Finds 3D Printed Gun in Carry-On, Confiscate It

Entrance Fee to Angkor Temples Going Up

Angkor Temples

The Angkor Temples rank high on my list of favorite sites/ places in the world.

I particularly enjoyed visiting some far- off temples which weren’t overrun with tourists although the most popular ones are busy for a reason- they’re amazing!

Kim and I visited Cambodia back in 2009. I’d say (at least back then) that it was a great budget travel destination. Continue reading Entrance Fee to Angkor Temples Going Up

Enter the Washington Post Travel Photo Contest

Washington Post Travel
image: Twitter

One of my favorite things to do during a trip is take photos of the amazing things we do and see. I also love to go through photos from previous trips. It’s a great way to help remember some of the things we did that may have otherwise been forgotten over time.

In recent months I’ve been sharing more photos to Instagram.

The Washington Post Travel is currently running their 2016 Travel Photo Contest! Continue reading Enter the Washington Post Travel Photo Contest

More Info on Plane Turned Back Due To Kidnapping

image from fbi.gov

Last week I wrote about a plane that turned around due to a child being illegally taken out of the country.

When I first heard about the story there weren’t a lot of details about what had happened. I came across an article from the Washington Post which filled in some of the gaps and offered a better explanation of the situation.

Just a refresher- A United Airlines flight flying direct from Washington to Beijing turned around hours into the flight at the request of the FBI due to a parental kidnapping. Continue reading More Info on Plane Turned Back Due To Kidnapping