Let's say you're traveling, and you want to make sure that some innocuous hand gesture doesn't offend someone without you even realizing it. These hand gestures are likely to cause offense depending on where you are in the world.
Being Americans, we think we're pretty awesome. Across the globe, not everyone will agree with that sentiment. If you don't want to stick out like a sore thumb, try to avoid these stereotypical aspects of an average American traveler.
As the holiday season fast approaches, family obligations rear their ugly head. As you stare down the possibility of putting up with your spouse's family, you might rather be in Hell. Check out these ten literal Hells better than spending time with your in-laws.
One of the benefits of traveling is experiencing the local customs of regions you've never visited. These places, however, might take you way outside your comfort zone, as well as outside of your clothes. Just be sure to wear plenty of sunscreen.
Even when Americans don't come up with ideas on their own, they always make them better (pizza, anyone?). When it comes to these six things, however, the U.S. could learn a thing or two from its foreign neighbors.
Are you or is someone you love an ironic gay man? Are you experiencing critically low levels of kitsch in your everyday life? If so, these travel destinations are tacky enough to replenish all 12 essential camp electrolytes necessary to sustain the gay male psyche.
If you visit these American cities, you might just think you've traveled back in time to the "flower power" heyday of the 1960s. The original baby boomer hippies have inspired a whole new generation to take up the causes of free love, environmentalism, and holistic spiritualism.
There are many films out there that inspire you to leave your comfort zone and explore different parts of the world. These are not those movies. You may want to save these ten movies for after you get back from your vacation.
Traveling opens you up to incredible experiences, but there are also myths perpetuated by people trying to sound worldly. Here are some commonly recommended travel experiences you should take off your bucket list before they disappoint you.