SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos LOCATION: London, England (2012) So maybe you can’t also be the Fastest Man on Earth, but you certainly can mimic his Greek mythology victory pose!
Posts Tagged ‘funny vacation pictures’
SUBMITTED BY: Rick Broussard LOCATION: Las Vegas, Nevada (2012) Chorus of the Gods? Rick’s melodic enthusiasm has little effect on his stiff back-up singers! If you happen to be at Caesar’s Palace, home of one of Evel Knievel‘s most bonecrushing stunts, make sure you keep your wife away from their flirtatious guards. (Rick Broussard, [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Ellie and Michael Mirman LOCATION: Tel Arshaf (Tel Aviv), Israel (2012) Tourist sites are equally guilty of romanticizing the Vikings, but these Crusaders seem more likely to want to swap recipes than slit your throats! For the benefit of our Tacky Tourist history buffs, here’s the scoop on the Crusader fort just outside [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Ben Cole LOCATION: Kauai, Hawaii (2012) So please remind us: What exactly is so romantic about waterfalls? As baseball purists, you know what makes us want to vomit, Ben? The fashion faux pas of wearing a Boston Red Sox hat with a Colorado Rockies jersey! (Ben Cole is a Colorado sixth grader [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Noelle Boc LOCATION: Rumney, NH (2012) At Plain Jane’s Diner, James Dean is just waiting to be swept off his feet by the right woman. And given that he weighs about 9 ounces, it’s not a tough task. (Noelle Boc, a.k.a. “The Kissing Librarian,” most recently locked lips with a Giant Fish.)
SUBMITTED BY: Jay Hinspeter LOCATION: Townsville, Queensland, Australia (2010) Very considerate of this parent not to stick his kids on the hook! This classic scene from the Great Barrier Reef Aquarium is just the latest example of Tacky Tourist Photos’ stellar fishing coverage around the globe. If you’re a marine biology fan, check out [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Jerry Monkman LOCATION: Acadia National Park, Maine (2011) It’s so true: Families who push boulders off cliffs together, stay together. This Road Runner-Wile E. Coyote photo-op is on the Bubble Rock hiking trail near Jordan Pond. (Nature photographer Jerry Monkman is the author of “The AMC Guide to Outdoor Digital Photography.”)
SUBMITTED BY: Kathie Fife LOCATION: Hillsborough, NH (2011) Remember when educators carried rulers and would crack your wrists for chewing gum or misspelling a word? Well, in addition to shining the silverware of President Franklin Pierce, the Hillsborough Historical Society loves to romanticize mean old school teachers. (Kathie Fife is a nature photographer and greeting [...]
Sorry to go all regional on you, but if you happen to live in New England (or are vacationing there), come on out and meet the Tacky Tourist founders, curators, and administrative staff! TEWKSBURY TACKY TOURIST PHOTOS NIGHT 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7 Tewksbury Public Library 300 Chandler Street Tewksbury, MA 01876 978-640-4490 Join founding [...]
SUBMITTED BY: George Scully LOCATION: Winchester, Virginia (2011) At Dinosaur Land, the most fearsome place in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, no one is safe. Not even pink little bunnies. (Fascinated by giant mutant insects? Check out the Tough Guy Butterfly).
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson LOCATION: Las Vegas, Nevada (2011) God knows whose giant sweaty foot slipped on this shoe earlier, but it makes a fantastic lounge chair. Foot fetish folks take notice! (Photojournalist Brian Henderson is a prolific TTP contributor most famous for his Golden Gate Snacking and Ugandan Equator Dance!)
SUBMITTED BY: Tacky Tourist Photos LOCATION: Las Vegas, Nevada (2011) If a guy posed with the new Fergie wax museum statue like this, he might be chastised as sophomoric, crass, or perhaps even a little bit sexist. But when you are touching your fake self, it is amazing what you can get away with!
SUBMITTED BY: Steve Uzdanovich LOCATION: Caerphilly, Wales (2011) Caerphilly Castle is known for its 13th Century military significance, especially its role in preventing South Wales from being invaded by the imperialistic North Wales (actually we have no idea which Welsh were the good guys or the bad guys). In any case, marble bathroom vanities [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Noelle Boc and Isabelle LOCATION: Orlando, Florida (2011) Just like Buzz Lightyear’s muscle flexing sessions, Peter Pan teaches Walt Disney World visitors how to be confident and sassy. The key is making a fist as you put your hands on your hips and stick your chest out. Captain Hook would be very [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Garnick and Sarah Ekbatani LOCATION: Westford, Massachusetts (2010) There’s no better way to impress the ladies than to engage in some old-fashioned butterfly role play. (Kyle Garnick and Sarah Ekbatani are hip college students at the University of New Hampshire).