Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of April 6, 2011

Bert attends the teen choice awards, Andrew sees stomp, Tony runs into an "odd couple" and more.

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Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga comes with baggage. Lots and lots of baggage packed with elaborate costumes, including this interesting creation. Don't travel with her unless you're willing to fork over some money for her luggage fees.
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Mel Gibson
Do we really need to explain why? His infamous rants during cell phone conversations with his ex-wife Oksana Grigorieva are reason enough to add Mel to our D-list.
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Russian Hockey Team
It's always fun until someone gets kicked off a plane. The Russian hockey team celebrated too hard after beating Canada in the World Junior Championship. The players were removed from a Delta flight for allegedly being too drunk to fly.
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Naomi Campbell
You may not want to share a taxi with hot-tempered Naomi Campbell. New York City Police filed a harassment report after a limo driver claimed the fashion icon slapped and slugged him while he drove her through midtown. No formal charges were filed.
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Joe Jonas
Make sure Joe Jonas follows proper security measures before heading to the airport. The 23-year-old singer was detained in Abu Dhabi after security officials found a set of cooking knives in his carry-on luggage.
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Josh Duhamel
Don't let the brooding good looks fool you, but Josh Duhamel made our list. The actor refused to turn off his BlackBerry, and he was escorted off an airplane last December. No one's above airplane safety protocol, Mr. Duhamel.
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Kevin Smith
Traveling with Kevin Smith? Be prepared to share elbow room or catch a different flight. The movie director was thrown off a Southwest Airlines plane even after he bought 2 seats -- policy requires larger passengers buy 2 seats. Kevin was on standby, boarded a plane that had an available seat, but the captain would eventually oust him off.
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Dave Chapelle
Think before you make travel plans with Dave Chapelle. While flying on a private jet, the comedian grabbed the pilot's arms and asked how long the flight would be. The pilot made an emergency landing in Pittsburgh after Chapelle freaked the crew out. Dave's publicist said he just had to use the bathroom. Sorry, Dave, but if a trip to the restroom results in an emergency landing, you're probably doing it wrong.
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Paris Hilton
Keep a safe distance from Paris Hilton. You never know what might show up in her "friend's" purse. The celeb was busted for cocaine possesion in Las Vegas last August. At the World Cup in South Africa, she was arrested after marijauna was found in a purse she claimed belonged to a friend. The charges for the latter case were dropped.
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Tony Allen
No travel games for Memphis Grizzlies Tony Allen (far left) and O.J. Mayo. The basketball players got into a fight on the team's plane over a gambling debt in a card game called Boo-Ray. Ix-nay on the card games, guys.
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Charlie Sheen
It's best if you steer clear of Charlie Sheen altogether. He's already started the New Year off in the tabloids, taking Vodka shots with 'female companions' in Las Vegas. Charlie's latest scandal comes a few months after the actor flipped out in the New York Plaza Hotel, forcing his paid trickster to lock herself in the bathroom.
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Lindsay Lohan
You really can't travel with Lindsay Lohan because she's usually spending time in bars, behind bars or in rehab. Since 2007, Lindsay has been busted for 2 DUIs. Don't count on her to keep her travel documents straight either. In May 2010, the celeb told a judge she missed her court date because someone stole her passport after a trip to Cannes. It wasn't because she was partying into the wee hours of the morning?
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Traveler of the Week: "Bhutan :-)" - Denisa K. 960 1280

  

"Giants Causway, Northern Ireland" - Miguel C. 960 1280

  

"Taj Mahal, Agra, India" - Kristin R. 960 1280

  

"Astarte Suites Hotel | infinity pool | Santorini Greece" - George M. 960 1280

  

"Jama Masjid Mosque, Delhi, India" - Kristin R. 960 1280

  

"Camels - Sahara Desert - Morocco" - Beata M. 960 1280

  

"while on photo safari in Namibia I got out of our vehicle to shoot a series of photos of a family of elephants. it seemed the mother was telling the naughty child NOT to squirt himself with mud, but of course he did. so of course being naughty myself I had to film it." - PurrplePam C. 960 1280

  

"My sister Karen and I in a guest room at the Hotel de Glace (Ice Hotel) in Quebec Canada during Quebec's Winter carnival" - Linda K. 960 1280

  

"heureux sur la Seine" - Hilary H.
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Home of the Connecticut Huskies
The University of Connecticut men's basketball team is unique in the fact that it plays its home games at 2 different arenas. The XL center in Hartford, and Gampel Pavilion (pictured above), which is located on UConn's campus in Storrs, CT.
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Home to over 28,000 students, the university's main campus is located in Storrs, CT. This public research university is located just 28 miles outside of the state's capital, Hartford. 960 1280

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The Mark Twain house, located in Hartford, is one of the more historic landmarks in Connecticut. Now a museum, major works of writing such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper and Huckleberry Finn were written while Twain resided in this home. 960 1280

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The Mystic seaport located in nearby Mystic, Ct is home to some of New England's biggest tourist attractions. Filled with ships, shops, aquariums, restaurants, and museums, the mystic seaport provides a great time for the whole family. 960 1280

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Located in Middlebury, CT, Quassy Amusement Park is the perfect place to enjoy a great family outing. The park offers swimming in Lake Quassapaug, picnicking, arcade games and over 20 rides. 960 1280

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Hinkle Fieldhouse - Butler University
Home to the Butler Bulldogs men's basketball team, Hinkle Fieldhouse, which was built in 1928 and renamed in 1966 after Paul D. Hinkle, is one of the oldest college basketball stadiums still in use. The fieldhouse is also a US national historic landmark.
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Students walk past Jordan Hall on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. 960 1280

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The skyline of Indiana's state capital, Indianapolis. Also known as America's most walkable city, Indianapolis is the second-most populous state capital in the country. 960 1280

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Hop in a gondola or rent a pedal boat and ride down the canal in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis. 960 1280

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Seating over 250,000 people, Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the largest spectator sporting facility in the world. The motor speedway covers over 253 acres and is home to one of racing's biggest events, the Indianapolis 500. 960 1280

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Home of the Kentucky Wildcats
Named after legendary Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp, and home to the University's men's basketball team, Rupp Arena is the largest stadium built specifically for basketball in the United States. Built in the middle of Lexington Center, a convention and shopping facility, Rupp Arena holds more the 24,000 people.
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Used for various lectures and performances, Memorial Hall, located in the center of the University of Kentucky's campus, is a memorial to those who died in World War I. 960 1280

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Known as the 'Horse Capital of the World,' Lexington is located right in the heart of Kentucky. Lexington is home to the Kentucky Bluegrass Festival, the oldest bluegrass music festival in Kentucky. Other famous spots in Lexington are the Henry Clay estate and the Mary Todd Lincoln House. 960 1280

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The Woodford reserve is one of many bourbon distilleries located in and around Lexington, KY. According to the Kentucky Distillers Association, 95% of bourbon, America's only native spirit, is produced in Kentucky. 960 1280

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Whether you want to catch an equestrian event, watch a parade showcasing rare breeds of horses, or spend time with some of the world's greatest retired competition horses, The Kentucky Horse Park has it all. Located in Lexington, the park boasts over 1,220 acres of rolling greens and plenty of beautiful horses. 960 1280

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Home of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams
As members of the Colonial Athletic Association conference, the VCU Rams are coached by Shaka Smart and play their home basketball games at the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Siegel Center. The arena opened in 1999.
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Visitors can take a free tour of the historic state capital building, which is just a short distance away from the main campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. 960 1280

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Virginia's premier amusement park, King's Dominion is home to some of the most thrilling rides in the country. The park is located in nearby Doswell, VA. 960 1280

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To commemorate the Confederate States Army general, the J.E.B Stuart Monument sits on the famous Monument Avenue in Richmond. 960 1280

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Named after King James I, the James River that flows through Richmond is over 400 miles long. There are many activities for visitors to the James River Park system include hiking, biking and kayaking. 960 1280

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