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Funny Signs from Around the World

From bizarre and inane to clever and cheeky, here are some funny signs from around the world.

Flippin Arkansas

Yes, Flippin, Arkansas really exists. It's a town of about 1300 nestled in the Ozark Mountains. It might be worth moving and a career change just to say I was the Flippin Mayor, a Flippin Cop or a Flippin Pastor.

Photo of Church Sign, Flippin Arkansas © uberculture

All About Nude Hiking

While most people don't have much of a reaction to the mention of skinny dipping (besides some giggling), when it comes to hiking nude it just seems, well, strange.

Photo of Nude Hikers
Photo of Nude Hikers © Gilbau

How To Tip in the USA

Many travelers who visit the United States are unaware or unsure about how to tip there. Tipping can be misunderstood or feel overwhelming for visitors coming from countries where tipping is not customary. In the US, many workers in the service industry make as little as $2.13 an hour (called 'tipping minimum wage') and they depend almost entirely on tips for their salary. Here are some common tipping practices to follow when in the US.

10 Unusual Christmas Traditions From Around the World

Christmas is celebrated (and not celebrated) in countless ways around the globe. Some decorate trees, hang mistletoe and drink egg nog while others go out to the movies and eat Chinese food. Then there are those that display pooping figurines, hide all the brooms in the house or roller skate to mass. Read on for some of the world's strangest and most interesting Christmas traditions.


Krampus Night, Austria
Photo of Krampus, Austria © annia316

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