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The 21 most horrifying things tourists have done recently

INSIDER Logo By Gabbi Shaw of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 22: 
  
    Tourists are often considered to be obnoxious.
  
  
    But there are some travelers who commit faux pas so bad
    they make international headlines.
  
  
    For example, two tourists in Italy are potentially
    facing jail time for 
    stealing 90 pounds of sand.
  
  
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  Tourists
  are often considered an obnoxious and intrusive bunch, but some
  are so bad they make international headlines.

  From 
  damaging hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of art while
  taking a selfie to 
  causing flight delays by throwing coins into a plane's engine
  for good luck, there's been no shortage of tourist faux pas over
  the past few years.

  Keep reading for the worst tourist horror stories as of late.

  Madeline Diamond contributed to a previous version of this
  article.


Tourists are often considered an obnoxious and intrusive bunch, but some are so bad they make international headlines.

From damaging hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of art while taking a selfie to causing flight delays by throwing coins into a plane's engine for good luck, there's been no shortage of tourist faux pas over the past few years.

Keep reading for the worst tourist horror stories as of late.

Madeline Diamond contributed to a previous version of this article.

© Chiang Mai News via AP

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