How NOT To Pose Next To Famous Landmarks

All too often during our travels, we fall victim to what I like to call the “tourists syndrome.” This is usually accompanied by a flood of overzealousness, which manifests itself in either the form of extreme picture taking, or an over representative sense of a fashion, i.e.:


We all love adventure and travel, but don a “I Love New York” t-shirt, and you might as well have “tourist” stamped across your forehead. Don’t be that person. Here’s a guide on how NOT to pose next to famous landmarks.

1. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

Don’t pose like this:Tower of Pisa Poses

Or this…
leaning tower 2

And definitely not like this:
leaning tower 3

Unless you’re a giant toddler (in which case, the pose is A-DOR-UH-BUL), be original.leaning tower 4

2. Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

Avoid posing like you’re the Redeemer…
Christ the Redeemer

Oops…sorry, mistook you for Jesus for a sec.
Christ The Redeemer 2

3. The Eiffel Tower, France

Don’t pose like you’re on the cover of a bad romantic movie:

Or with French pastries. 

Once you’ve mastered the art of not looking like a tourist, make sure you’re also a decent person on a flight with these tips: