Enjoy, and don’t send me a postcard!

November 23, 2007

skywalk-300.jpgBlog Guy, some of your postings  offer vacation  tips.  Are you a travel agent? Can you help plan my holiday?

Sorry, my travel blogging involves  advising folks where NOT to go. It is hard to make a buck in the fast-paced travel game by telling folks to stay home, so I wouldn’t do very well.

“Here you go, sir, this envelope has no airline tickets, no hotel coupons, no restaurant vouchers or day passes. It’s everything you need to not go anywhere.  Enjoy, and don’t send me a postcard!” Still, if it helps, here are five so-called tourist destinations where you won’t find me:

“You must be joking”  tourist site opens

Hostel environment: gloom with a view  

Travel to Hannibal’s home! Lock up the fava beans, boys!   

“Stick my arm WHERE?” tourism

 Here’s me at a former power station, here’s me at…  

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I keep thinking that the Hannibal Lecter tourist trap might work. The Lithuanians might just have to wait a few hundred years and put Hannibal in a cape.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

I think the “Hannibal Lecter Tourist Trap” would have to be pretty ingenious or Mr. Lecter would go hungry.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I read where they had to abandon the Grand Canyon Roller Derby concept when they couldn’t figure out how to make the safety ropes keep pace. Too bad. That would have been cool.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Not for nothin’, but how many ‘tourists’ visit this warm and sunny site every day? Huh? Huh?

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