An award-winning science journalist shares profiles of thumbs-down tourist attractions from the Grover Cleveland Service Area and the Beijing Museum of Tap Water to Euro Disney and the Las Vegas Porn Convention, in a volume that includes guest entries by such writers as Nicholas Kristof and A. J. Jacobs. Original. 30,000 first printing.
NPR stories about 101 Places Not to See Before You Die
The Gum Wall, Seattle: "It's exactly what it sounds like," says Catherine Price, author of 101 Places Not to See Before You Die. The wall, located under Seattle's Pike Place Market, was ranked as the world's second-most-germy tourist attraction by CNN in 2009. (It was beat out only by Ireland's Blarney Stone, which Price also identifies as a must-not-see.)
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