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:
And definitely not like this:
Unless you’re a giant toddler (in which case, the pose is A-DOR-UH-BUL), be original.
2. Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
Avoid posing like you’re the Redeemer…
Oops…sorry, mistook you for Jesus for a sec.
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: