When traveling, the differences in the mundane and familiar are often what brings about homesickness the quickest. Think about an uneven bed at a hotel, lack of your favorite toiletries, or different way that water tastes. Or, think of the can – wacky bathrooms that is, and the travelers who take pictures of them. Here are 27 of the strangest bathrooms from around the world.
When Nature Calls
In Thailand, you can indulge your inner Tarzan and pee like the King of the Jungle. (via Flashpacking Life)
Waterfall urinal at the Madonna Inn, San Luis Obispo, California – it’s like you’re urinating on nature! (via Kevin and Chris)
Trust me – these fish in Seoul are wondering how they got there just as much as you are. (via tomcensani)
Dunno what it is, but this bathroom in Honduras kind of makes me want to go on my quest for the Ring – or at least go home to the Shire. (via MacAllenBrothers)
Least Subtle Innuendo
Brighton, England bar (via Elsie esq)
Beijing, China – Wow… just, wow! (via Alberto ..)
Most Reflective – Come on, Vogue!
Bruce Lee toilet in Cape Town, South Africa (via dplanet) Don’t know why it’s Bruce Lee specific, but best not to ask questions.
Germany: this is the very first time anyone has taken a photo of themselves in a bathroom – true story! (via Daveybot)
Wow. I had no idea such palatial bathrooms existed in Kansas City – the more you know. (via AA)
Would you be able to pee if it felt like someone was watching you pee? Gives a whole new meaning to a shy bladder, or “performance art”.
It started at the Tate Modern in London – a two-way mirrored loo outside the museum, where you can’t see in, but the user sure can see out (via MSNBC)
Here’s the inside view – can you imagine going number two while some local checks to see if there’s spinach in his teeth? Nope! (via Dreamscapearts, Photobucket)
Even the Dutch got in on it – here’s a reflective toilet box in Rotterdam, Netherlands public toilet (via FaceMePLS)
Urinals in the men’s bathroom of Zeta Bar, Kuala Lumpur (via MyLifeStory)
Bangkok airport (via arvindgrover)
Don’t know where, but we’re starting to see a trend (via joetelling)
From Whence it Came
Nothing is more appropriate than peeing into the thing that makes you pee in the first place – keg urinals at this brewery in New Zealand (via ghewgill)
Boogeyman Bathrooms or, Potties from your Nightmares
This is from Valhalla bar at Rice University – probably an awesome place, but kind of makes one slip into an LSD flashback (via pthread1981)
Sure, I’d love to take a seat on a skeleton face in the women’s bathroom on a Pirate ship tour in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (via Jillian2012)
Don’t let the cuddly cross-eyed tiger sculpture fool you – this image is from Vampire Bar in Barcelona, and is probably un-deadariffic (via yuriono)
Berkeley, US: Dante specifically wrote that hell would involve painted flames and old textbooks. (via Pip R. Lagenta)
Not quite the same as a Applebee’s Gift Certificate
American Airlines honors their outstanding employee of the year in a very, ahem, discreet manner (via cote)
Just in time for the Tron Movie
Seattle’s got your right angles covered (via Lauren Elyse Photography)
I probably couldn’t use this restroom with saying “Pew Pew!” under my breath. (via Bomba Rosa)
Fun for looking, not for using
Do not ask for a Cosmo at this New Orleans bar, just don’t do it, cuz you probably fit perfectly in this body outline. (via infrogmation)
Let’s play find the door in this loo in London, because I can’t find it under the grafitti. Tip: WASH YOUR HANDS. (via karlfrankowski)
Turkey: There is nothing wrong with unzipping in front of a wall of stuffed animals, right? (via Darcy McCarty)
Do you feel lucky?
Disneyland, USA. ‘Nuff said. (via PrincessAshley)