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About L’appel Du Vide
There exists a psychological phenomenon in which perfectly sane people, with no desire to die, find themselves faced with a steep cliff and experience a strong desire to leap. To jump from their safe vantage point into the unknown. This phenomenon is so common in fact, that the french have a term for it: L’appel du Vide – Call of the Void.
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Monthly Archives: June 2012
This post is part of a L’appel Du Vide feature, Misadventure Mondays. In each segment, I’ll ask one of my favorite travel bloggers to share one of their Travel Misadventures. This Monday, Shannon from A Little Adrift shares her tale of getting lost in Cambodia. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip? Back in 2008 I was living in Los Angeles and decided I needed a change; I needed to follow through with my dream to travel. I set off on a one-year RTW trip, and have never looked back. After that first year on the road, I slowed … Read More
Don’t worry, I’ll be back with my regularly scheduled Iceland coverage tommorow, but for now it’s time for the monthly blog review! As you know, I spent this month doing more travel than I had done in a while. In Mid-May I headed off to Iceland with my friend Holly. Next I did a weekend trip to Nashville, TN followed by a weekend trip to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Overall a very busy month. I won’t have coverage of all of these trips on the blog, but you can always check out my pictures and status updates on my facebook page. I … Read More
I’ve gotten so much wonderful feedback from all of you about how excited you were to read about my trip to Iceland. Based on your comments, it sounds like may of you are ready to start planning your own trip’s to Iceland! Well, now is your chance to win your very own all expenses paid trip to Iceland through a company I was lucky enough to work with during my trip, Iceland Unlimited. They recently launched a fun new facebook game that allows you to compete as the infamous Icelandic Volcano, Eyjafjallajökull. You get to control Eyjafjallajökull as it erupts and … Read More
This post is part of a L’appel Du Vide feature, Misadventure Mondays. In each segment, I’ll ask one of my favorite travel bloggers to share one of their Travel Misadventures. This Monday, Matt from Landlopers shares his tale of getting scammed in Bangkok. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip? Well I’m not a full time traveler. I’m an average professional who I have made travel an important part of my life. That’s the message I share with my readers on LandLopers, that you don’t have to sell everything and quit your job in order to have truly amazing … Read More