Money doesn't buy love. It doesn't buy class. (It can buy private jet flights; seen here, daybreak over France from a Gulfstream IV.)
Another thing money doesn't buy: true luxury traveler status. The moment of truth: are you a real lux traveler?
To check, take a look at my list of a dozen tipoffs that convey "I'm not a real luxury traveler." Some photographic hints are scattered here. First and foremost: Real luxury travelers never tease the temple monkeys.
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Images of luxury traveler no-nos: Teasing short-fused temple monkeys in Mumbai; Jumping in with the matadors in the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona; Trusting the hotel website and landing in motel hell; Outsourcing all your vacation planning to -- who knows?
All photos ©Karen Tina Harrison except Running of the Bulls ©Pamplona Tourism.