Traveling just wouldn’t be traveling without it’s fair share of bumps and bruises. Every time something crazy, embarrassing, or terrible happens to me my friends just say; “that would happen to you.” I may be the most unlucky traveler that ever roamed this earth. But the good news for you is that they make for a great story!
How I Got Kicked off a Train in the Middle of the Night, in the Middle of Nowhere
It seems that while traveling, I always find myself in crazy situations (read about them here) and I have learnedRead more.
Arriving in South Korea with No Money and No Luggage
While working as an English teacher in South Korea I found the winters there miserable. I know that I amRead more.
Getting a Knife Pulled on me in Myanmar
When your in one of the friendliest countries in the world and still manage to get into trouble.Read more.
How my Broken Bed led to a Broken Toe… Right Before my Trip to Myanmar
I know that I am renowned for having bad luck on trips- but before I even get on my flight?Read more.
Abroad in Mexico- Alone, Scared and Passportless
On my last morning in Tulum, Mexico I accidentally woke up late because my cell phone hadn’t change time zones.Read more.
Give Back us Our Passports!
My friends and I really wanted to visit Vietnam but we heard that the visa process can be a bitRead more.
My Life Changing & Almost Life Ending Dive
Today was one of the scariest yet most wonderful days of my life. Today describes life in a single day. TodayRead more.
When Your Flight is Headed for a Different Country
My travel companion, Karli, and I had created a brief itinerary for our four month trip around South East AsiaRead more.
When I first arrived by boat to beautiful Langkawi Island in Malaysia, I couldn’t wait to grab a bite toRead more.
Getting Groped on Elephant Mountain
After an exhausting week- visiting everything in and around Taipei– I spent my last day exploring Shifen. That evening myRead more.
Fainting in the Sky – My Skydive Gone Wrong
On the plane I looked out the window as I watched the ground get farther and farther away. I wasRead more.
My Stupid and Scary Motorbike Crash in Vietnam
Warning: Mom if you are reading this please press the ‘back’ button. Oh boy, where do I start with thisRead more.
My Most Embarrassing Moment…and it was Underwater
We all have it- that one really embarrassing story that happened to you. If you’re anything like me then youRead more.
I had a Parasite Living Inside of Me & Didn’t Even Know
In case you haven’t noticed from my stories– I am not the most lucky traveler. Having said that, I hadRead more.
Bus Ride From Hell
I am usually an advocate for budget traveling and saving pennies for even more great adventures. In fact- I often find thatRead more.
The Fanny Pack Scandal
When I first arrived in Vientiane, Laos with my two friends- Cam and Karli- I went to an ATM toRead more.
How I Became the Little Mermaid and Lost My Voice
Sit down and grab a nice cup of tea kids – it’s story time. And no – you haven’t heardRead more.