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How to Avoid Looking Like a Tourist

2 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

Blending in to a city or country you're visiting has many advantages, among them allowing yourself to have a more immersive experience and not falling victim to a robbery scheme involving human feces. Some cities come with their own code of conduct, such as Washington DC, where during Gadling's recent summit we noticed anyone who stands on the left side of an escalator is immediately met with a barrage of furrowed brows and choice words.
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Houston fires four cops and dismisses 6,000 tickets in overtime scheme

News : The Raw Story (2 hours ago)

City of Houston prosecutors have decided to dismiss over 6,000 traffic tickets issued by four police officers after investigators discovered the men were involved in a ticket-rigging ring in order to get more overtime, reports KHOU.... Read Post

Traverse City : Traverse City, Michigan Gives Tourists a Chance to 'Visit with a Purpose'

Lifestyle / Travel : Jaunted (last year)

Traverse City, MI is giving summer tourists a unique opportunity to do good between beach visits. The city has launched a new program called "Visit with a Purpose" that allows tourists and conventioneers to arrange to work on short-... Read Post

GoPro Gunpoint Robbery: This Tourist Forgets His Camera Is On His Head When Thug Mugs Him

News : The Inquisitr - News (39 minutes ago)

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to get robbed at gunpoint on the streets of foreign city where you don’t even speak the language — and haven’t we all? — this GoPro video is for you. Thanks to the CNN report above, you can now... Read Post

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