The Titanic Awards by Doug Lansky
Celebrating the Worst of Travel

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"In a nutshell, the Titanic Awards are the Darwin Awards for travel- only nobody dies." -Los Angeles Times

Everyone who's ever checked (and lost) their luggage or discovered that their hotel misplaced their reservation knows there are few perfect vacations. The Titanic Awards takes a different approach to these often spectacular travel underachievements: celebrating them.

From worst airport layout to most confusing subway system to the most overrated tourist attraction, Lansky looks at these flawed travel destinations with a gimlet eye and a sense of the absurd.
 

About Doug Lansky

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Doug Lansky contributes to Esquire, National Geographic Adventure, and other publications, while serving as travel editor for Scandinavian Airlines' in-flight magazine. He is also the creator of the Signspotting series. To date, he has been on the road for roughly ten years in more than 100 countries. Author website: titanicawards.com
 
Published May 4, 2010 by Perigee Books. 203 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Travel. Non-fiction

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