Posts tagged "tourists"

Missing Woman Searches For Herself (In A Totally Non-Existential Way)

Today in "Confusing Headlines From Iceland," a missing tourist joined a search party to look for ... herself. How does that work? Well, the woman was on a bus tour through the southern highlands of Iceland, and decided to change her clothes and "freshen up" after exploring a volcanic canyon. Apparently her freshening up routine…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 30, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Drunk Tourist Who Took A Nap On The Baggage Conveyor Belt

Dear Drunk Tourist, You sauntered up to the Rome airport's international terminal with a backpack and a can of beer, ready to check in for your flight. When no one showed up to help you (God, customer service these days!), you jumped over the counter and snuggled up on the baggage belt for a quick…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 16, 2012

We Dare You To Shop With 99,999 Other People At Forever 21

Much has been written about the new Forever 21 in New York City's Times Square, but here are the deets one more time: four floors, 90,000 sq. ft., 151 dressing rooms, and more cheap fashion than most teen girls can fit in their closets. Clearly, it goes without saying that this is a store that'…
By: Bianca Posterli / June 30, 2010

See Where The Gossip Girls Live And Shop

It was only a matter of time before people started trying to make money off of "Gossip Girl." A New York City company that hosts "Sex and the City" bus tours has added a "Gossip Girl" outing to its offerings. For $40, you can visit the Palace Hotel, see the mansion where Lily…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 22, 2009

One Woman’s Response To Catcalls: Stripping

A woman visiting New Zealand from Israel was about to use an ATM when some men whistled at her. She proceeded to calmly strip and use the cash machine before getting dressed and walking away. "She's not an unattractive looking lady," Police Sergeant Peter Masters said. After her naked withdrawal, the woman was taken to…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 23, 2008