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trickle turquoise back agua azul cascades mexico
Agua Azul Cascades

A trickle of turquoise is back | The Agua Azul Waterfalls in Chiapas, Mexico were famous for their cascading bright turquoise water and a strong tourist magnet. But after the huge 8.2 magnitude earthquake in September they dried up. Only few tourists did arrive since then as it became public knowledge that there was no water …

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Iceberg tourism in Newfoundland
Iceberg near coast

Iceberg tourism in Newfoundland | An impressive iceberg made it into the Canada’s News over Easter weekend. Its appearance near the sleepy town of Ferryland draw a lot of attention from tourists. This massive chunk of frozen water caused traffic jams unfamiliar to locals as iceberg-hunting tourists rushed to take photos …

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Robbery sexual assault Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

Robbery and sexual assault at Niagara Falls | Robert MacLeod – a 44-year-old citizen of Niagara Falls – will be facing jail time for his vicious attack, robbery and sexual assault of a Japanese tourist just a few blocks away from the world-famous Niagara Falls tourist attraction. On Christmas night 2015, MacLeod lured a Japanese woman …

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MV Kirkland returns Columbia River
MV Kirkland

MV Kirkland | Seattle, WA. The last living ferry ‘MV Kirkland’ returns to Columbia River. MV Kirkland – also known as ‘Tourist No. 2’ – was pressure-washed at the Northlake Shipyard this week. Now a long-awaited return of the last living ferry to Seattle’s Columbia River seems to be within reach. It’s planned to bring the repaired watercraft down to Astoria in July …

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Tourist Tax increased Mallorca
Tourist Tax

Tourist Tax increased in Mallorca | Tourists heading to Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Malta will be facing an increased ‘tourist tax’ as holiday bosses cash in on surge in bookings to Spain after ISIS attacks in France, Belgium, Turkey, Egypt and the Near East. This dubious tax will be between 1.50 to 2.00 euros per night per person paid to hotels from July 1, 2016 …

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Chinese tourists different
Disneyland Shanghai

Chinese tourists are different | Disneyland Shanghai just learned it the hard way: Chinese tourists are different. Ok, not all of them. The majority behaves, but some simply trash it. The Shanghai Disney Resort is scheduled to open on June 16. Meanwhile Disney Town, located adjacent to the park, already opened to the public this Monday at China’s Labor Day. The behavior of visitors left a lot to be desired …

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Tiger Temple raided closed
Tiger Temple

Tiger Temple raided and closed | It used to be a paradise for tigers and the #1 tourist destination for lovers of wild cats. But that’s history now. This week the world’s most famous Tiger Temple (Wat Pha Luang Ta Bu Yannasampanno) has been raided and closed. Tiger Temple was located in Thailand’s Kanchanaburi Province, west of Bangkok. The buddhist monks living here received their first eight motherless tiger cubs from villagers in 1999 …

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Koh Tachai closed tourists
Koh Tachai

Island of Tachai closed to tourists | heavy tourism is negatively affecting natural resources and the environment. The island, off Phang Nga province, is part of the Similan National Park. Right decision! The problem that had to be resolved: Koh Tachai’s beaches are too white, its coral reef too colorful, and its marine life too beautiful …

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Foreign Tourist Dies During Travel Romp Sex
Sex Romp Dead

Foreign Tourist Dies During Travel Romp Sex | The tourist was most likely between 40 and 45 years old, drunk as hell, paid 58 Pound (3,000 Baht) to a 22-year old Thai ladyboy, started a ‘vigorous sex romp’, banged his head on a wall, tripped and fell. Pictures have emerged in social media showing an embarrassed sex worker standing next to the body of the dead …

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Florida Tourist Rapist Behind Bars
Florida Tourist Rapist

Florida Tourist Rapist Behind Bars | Casey Terrell Miller from Miami is facing charges after he kidnapped, beat and raped a tourist who was walking back to her Fontainebleau Hotel. The 25 old rapist remained behind bars without bond Wednesday. It’s unknown if he’s hired an attorney. He will be charged for aggravated battery, armed kidnapping, and attempted sexual battery ….

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Dog Restaurant Chelsea
Dog Restaurant

Dog Restaurant in Chelsea | London – one of the world’s busiest tourist destinations – got another crazy attraction: a gourmet tasting dog restaurant. The test run starts on April 27. Until May 1 dog lovers with some spare cash to spend can book a 3-course brunch including dog-friendly beer for their pampered puppies …

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Nefertiti bust taken down
Nefertiti, Egypt

Nefertiti Bust Taken Down | An obviously not-so-perfect replica of the bust famous ancient queen Nefertiti sparked an outcry in Egypt, that resulted in taking it down. Initially the intention was honorable: Officials wanted to place something nice and Egyptian at the entrance of Samalut – a city located half way between Cairo and Luxor …

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tourist victims acapulco
Tourist victims

Tourist Victims Acapulco | More tourist victims in Acapulco | It used to be a tourist hotspot. But today, people are best advised to avoid it. The shooting deaths of three more tourists in Acapulco is the latest cruel chapter in the city’s tragic decline from paradise to hell. The men – 21, 21, and 27 years old — have been killed near a beach in a tourist-hotel quarter. For those who don’t know it yet: Acapulco was once Mexico’s #1 beach destination, but nowadays counts an average of 2.5 murders per day …

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