Village called ‘F***ing’ changes name after unwanted tourist attention

Village called ‘F***ing’ changes name after unwanted tourist attention

An Austrian village called “F *** ing” will change its name to “Fugging” after the tourist attention became too much for residents to bear. The town’s name has attracted English speakers who have been joking and taking pictures over the years at signs with the word “F *** ing”. Despite having only 100 inhabitants, the … Read more

Man dies in violent shark attack at popular Australia tourist hotspot

Man dies in violent shark attack at popular Australia tourist hotspot

A shark killed a 55-year-old man in Western Australia after biting his thigh and hand. The attack caused eight deaths in Australia’s shark attacks this year, bringing the record of nine in 1929 closer. Police were called to the popular tourist town of Cable Beach, on the Indian Ocean coastline at around 8:40 a.m. local … Read more

Brit tourist 'raped in Thailand hotel room' after meeting man on Tinder

Brit tourist 'raped in Thailand hotel room' after meeting man on Tinder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a British woman in Thailand after the pair met through Tinder. The 36-year-old suspect, identified as Elies Guenez, from France, was stopped at a police checkpoint on September 16 and detained. He allegedly carried out the attack on the 29-year-old woman at a hotel room in … Read more

Safety inspector plunges to death from StarFlyer tourist attraction in Orlando

Safety inspector plunges to death from StarFlyer tourist attraction in Orlando

Article content An Orlando tourist attraction built for fun and laughter turned into a tragic scene Monday morning. Jacob David Kaminsky, 21, was killed after plunging from the StarFlyer, Florida’s tallest tourist attraction that is billed as the world’s tallest swing ride, while performing a routine safety check, according to multiple reports. Kaminsky was approximately … Read more

Surfer mauled to death in shark attack on 'netted' beach at tourist spot

Surfer mauled to death in shark attack on 'netted' beach at tourist spot

A tragic surfer was found floating face down in the water after being mauled to death by a shark at a netted beach. The man, believed to be in his 50s, had been riding the waves at Greenmount Beach on Australia’s Gold Coast when he was killed by the predator. Just before 5pm local time … Read more

Tourist, 22, plunged 50ft to his death while taking selfies at waterfall

Tourist, 22, plunged 50ft to his death while taking selfies at waterfall

A tourist plunged to his death after allegedly ignoring warning signs to take selfies at a waterfall. Soipov Abdullokh, 22, from Uzbekistan, had been hiking through the beauty spot with six Russian friends in Ranong, southern Thailand, on Saturday morning. The backpacker, stuck in Thailand during the pandemic, allegedly ignored warning signs not to stand … Read more

Three shot dead in tourist hotspot after police officer killed in horror attack

Three shot dead in tourist hotspot after police officer killed in horror attack

Police in Tunisia chased and shot dead three suspected Islamist militants after they attacked two police officers, killing one of them, in the coastal city of Sousse on Sunday, authorities said. Five years ago an Islamic State militant shot dead 39 foreigners on a beach in Sousse, triggering an exodus of tourists and severely damaging … Read more

Anger as tourist takes selfie while grabbing tiger's testicles at zoo

Anger as tourist takes selfie while grabbing tiger's testicles at zoo

A woman has sparked anger after posing for selfies at a Thai zoo while grabbing a tiger’s testicles.  The tourist was visiting the Tiger Kingdom zoo in Chiang Mai, in the north of the country, when she posed for selfies with the animal. Shockingly, she reached between the big cat’s legs then cupped its genitals while photographing … Read more

Brit tourist killed by speedboat propeller while swimming near beach

Brit tourist killed by speedboat propeller while swimming near beach

A British tourist has died after she was struck by a speedboat’s propeller while swimming. The horror incident occurred on Monday morning while the woman was swimming off Avlaki beach on the island of Corfu. The holidaymaker was unconscious when she was pulled out of the water with serious injuries to her “lower extremities” after … Read more