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Czech tourists arrested in Kazakhstan for sporting Borat mankinis

Six tourists from the Czech Republic were visiting Astana, Kazakhstan. They decided to take some pictures sporting Borat inspired tankinis. The authorities in Kazakhstan weren’t thrilled and the Czech tourists ended up getting arrested and fined around $70. Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines. If you’re interested in trying this stunt yourself,…

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Saudi Arabian King’s Golden Escalator stairway from his plane gets stuck

King Salman of Saudi Arabia was visiting Moscow, Russia yesterday. His golden escalator stairway got stuck while he was half way down. Saudi Arabia king uses golden escalator as a airplane stairs. When he arrived to Moscow yesterday, his golden stairs got stuck. — English Russia (@EnglishRussia1) October 5, 2017 I have a feeling…

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Woman stranded overnight at Charlotte airport makes best use of situation by making dance video with airport staff

Mahshid Mazooji missed her connecting flight in Charlotte, North Carolina and therefore had to spend the night in the airport. Rather than sulking, she decided to make a dance video with the airport staff working that night. This is someone that seems to take a bad situation and make it a fun situation. I would…

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Popular tourist activity in St. Martin costs a New Zealander her life

Princess Juliana International airport in St. Martin is really close to Maho Beach on the Dutch side of the island. A popular tourist activity involves holding onto the fence while nearby planes take off. The winds created by the jet’s engines create a tremendous force often sending people flying in the air. However, sometime people…

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Seat assignment chicanery

I recently took a flight with my young daughter. I had booked the flight months in advance and had put her on the aisle and myself in the middle. When we went to check in at the Salt Lake City airport – our boarding passes reflected this seating arrangement.  When it was time to board,…

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