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Misadventure Monday: Erik from “On my Feet and on my Mind”

Tunnel View, Yosemite National Park

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, Erik Smith from On my Feet and on my Mind shares his Masada hiking disaster. Erik from “On my Feet and on my Mind” Tell me a  little about yourself and your current trip: I’m 39 years old and I traveled all over with my family growing up. After a few years break in college where I didn’t travel- I rediscovered my travel bug in 1996 when my family took a three week cruise to … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Kim from “So Many Places”

Kim and Brian from "So Many Places"

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, Kim Dinan from So Many Places, Finally the Time shares some funny misadventures and words of wisdom.   Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip: I’m a 30 year old writer and runner.  On May 15, 2012, I will walk away from my 9 to 5 job and my cubicle and set out on a trip around the world with my husband, Brian.  In the past two years … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Peter and Susana from “Always Twirling”

Peter and Susana at Angkor Wat

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, Peter and Susana from Always Twirling share their story of a miserable bus ride through Thailand. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip:   We are a married couple that got tired of filling our bank accounts with money but having no time to spend it. We decided to stop dreaming and start doing and quit our jobs to travel the world. We are currently on a year-long trip around … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Suzy Guese

Bad Hospitality [1]

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, Suzy from Suzy Guese shares her tales of traveling woe . Tell me a little about yourself: My name is Suzy Guese, redheaded traveler extraordinaire. While born and raised in Denver, Colorado, I always find myself away from home, usually gorging on a pizza in Italy, freezing in Eastern Europe or in search of the “world’s largest” items across the United States. I just got back from said frozen trip in … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Jamie from “Breakaway Backpacker”

Jamie from Breakaway Backpacker

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, Jamie from Breakaway Backpack shares his tale of being robbed at fun point in Costa Rica. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip: My name is Jaime, and I decided to breakaway from everything and backpack the world. I have been working since I was 15 and felt that I was a slave to Corporate America and needed to get out. I quit my job sold just … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Katie from “Katie Going Global”

Katie from "Katie going Global"

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, Katie from Katie Going Global shares with us her story of getting scammed in Cairo, Egypt. Tell me a little about yourself and your current trip: I am a thirty-something former attorney from Chicago who quit her job in university alumni relations & development to spend a year traveling and volunteering. My focus is on the 15 countries of the former Soviet Union – so far, I have run a … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: John from Travel Rinse Repeat

John from Travel Rinse Repeat

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, John from Travel Rinse Repeat shares with us his story of a breakdown in Argentina. Tell me a little about yourself: I’m a perpetual traveler, constantly on the road for both business and leisure travel. Currently, I’m working in in the American South with frequent visits to Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Atlanta, and Hampton Roads, but this will all change in the next couple months. For personal travel, my upcoming destinations include Santa … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Hannah from “Further Bound”

Dubious holy water

This post is part of a new 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, Hannah from Further Bound shares with us her stories of troubles in India.  Tell me a little about yourself and your current/ next trip: I am a 32 year old graphic designer from England, in the midst of selling everything I own in preparation for a round the world adventure with my boyfriend Lee. I took on extra work to enable me to pay off my debt and save enough … Read More

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Misadventure Monday: Audrey from “That Backpacker”

Audrey from "That Backpacker"

This post is part of a new L’appel Du Vide feature, Misadventure Monday. In each segment, I’ll ask one of my favorite travel bloggers to share one of their Travel Misadventures. This Monday, Audrey from ”That Backpacker” shares with us the story of some bad rickshaw luck on the streets of India.  Tell me a little about yourself and your current/ next trip: I am a Canadian girl who was raised in South America and has an insatiable desire to explore the world. Even though I consider myself to be a city girl, I love exploring Latin America’s rural side, driving down … Read More

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New Blog Feature: Misadventure Mondays

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I am very excited to announce a new blog feature that I will be rolling out starting next week: Misadventure Mondays. In this segment I will invite some of my favorite travel bloggers to share their stories of trips gone bad. Getting robbed on the streets of foreign cities, suffering a bout of food poisoning in a hostel bathroom, loosing their passport on an overnight bus. Real people. Real trips. Real stories. You’ll find out what they learned so hopefully you won’t have to. I’ve got a lot of great bloggers lined up that I will be featuring in the coming weeks. So … Read More

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