Modern travel allows us to come into contact with a variety of cultures from all over the globe. Although people may be alike wherever we go, some of our differences in customs or pronounciation can lead to amusing and potentially embarrassing situations.



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Tourist in foreign country brings home a stray dog, then learns it’s actually a rat.*

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Tourist picked up outside foreign hotel avoids criminal fine by buying prostitution license.*


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Society dame’s foreign medallion identifies her as a prostitute.*


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Cultural differences lead to humorous incidents.


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Tourists dining at a Chinese restaurant are served a dish made from their own dog.*

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Imported cactus explodes and spews baby tarantulas everywhere.*


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Pronunciation problems plague exchange between traveler and room service in Far East hotel.


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List of snappy answers to dumb Olympics-related tourist questions.

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Turkish airline produces a hilariously garbled English translation of their rules and regulations.*


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New residents in unfamiliar housing circumstances adapt in unusual ways.


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Every night, Swedish people participate in the “Flogsta scream ” at 10 or 11 PM.

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