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Friday: July 10, 2009

The French labeled as world's worst tourists.The French labeled as world's worst tourists.

At the other end of the spectrum, French holidaymakers and business travellers were the least open to new languages, ranked last for generosity and readiness to tip, and next-to-last for their overall attitude and politeness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:23 PM | Tags (4) | tourists | french | worst | labels |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Plan your future sight-seeing trips with Google Maps.Plan your future sight-seeing trips with Google Maps.

Neat little project to come out of Labs, calculates routes and directions for major tourist attractions in a given city (only from the current available selections). Added bonus: lists off the operating hours of said major tourist attractions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 3:55 PM | Tags (8) | city | directions | google | labs | routes | sights | tourists | tours |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Tourists welcomed to NYC via seven mile police chase.Tourists welcomed to NYC via seven mile police chase.

What a way to start a vacation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 9:39 AM | Tags (6) | chase | manhattan | nyc | police | tourists | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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