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Union jack shorts, bulldog t-shirts, bars named after soap operas, hen parties in Malaga. Tell us about your encounters with the worst (or best) of our fair country's travelers around the world. Alternatively, tell us about your own doomed quest to find a decent cup of tea in Moscow.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 13:01)
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On my honeymoon in Greece, I dredged up my high school classical greek language skills to try to make vague attempts at conversation with the locals. One seemingly useful phrase was to point at my pretty, smiling wife and say to to waiters "my bride, she's a vegetarian" - We would then be regaled with laughter, great veggie food, and I often would receive free drinks.

Returning home, a Greek friend pointed out that, while technically accurate, I'd told half the service industry in Zante that "my bride is a herbivore" - which would explain the free drinks, and the laughter, and the stony silence for the next 6 months at home..
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 18:36, 3 replies)
Is she a Thomson's Gazelle?

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 19:31, closed)
to be fair, she does look like a moose

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 19:41, closed)
technically, still correct
that's a win for me
(, Fri 25 Apr 2014, 11:50, closed)

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