Posts tagged with ‘Funny Travel Story’

  • Van Bathroom Breaks in Mardi Gras | New Orleans, Louisiana

    By Sean Bowes on February 10, 2015
    DISCLAIMER: Story is NOT for the faint of heart or for those with an aversion to bathroom bloopers. For a little more than one month out of the year, drinkers of all calibers come to the Sin City of the south to get trashed in the streets, litter its sewers with decorative beads and flash various body parts in public. In […]
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  • Scammed at the Honduras Border

    By Dean Moran on December 22, 2014
    Honduras has the highest homicide rate on the planet, police corruption, and great SCUBA diving. With that being said, and SCUBA out of the budget, we decided to just drive straight through. It was a three country day. We planned to leave El Salvador, blaze through Honduras, and then arrive to Nicaragua. Central American countries were all very similar. If […]
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  • And This Little Tourist Swam With Piranhas | Amazon, Peru

    By Emese Simm on November 21, 2014
    Following the outline of the Madre de Dios river on the far outskirts of Puerto Maldonado, our tour group trekked through eight miles of a jungle so thick it was right out of “Planet of the Apes.” Spider monkeys and other primates in Caesar’s family swung along the Rio, mocking us non-natives below. Overgrown brush and dangling vines framed the […]
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  • Ninja Pussy Blow-Dart | Bangkok, Thailand

    By S. Bedford on October 8, 2014
    What Vegas is to forty-five-year-old businessmen with cul-de-sac hairlines and cocaine-ravaged septums Bangkok is to twenty-five-year-old backpackers with sun-kissed skin and alcohol-soaked livers (and cocaine-ravaged septums if they’ve traveled through Latin America). The same rules apply: what happens in Bangkok, stays in Bangkok… unless you were threatened by a blow-dart-wielding vagina, in which case you write an article about it. […]
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  • Police Cars are Cheaper Than Taxis: How to Seduce a Panamanian Cop | Bocas del Toro, Panama

    By S. Bedford on July 24, 2014
    Her name was Zarra, which should’ve been my first clue. If she’d been a Millicent, our evening would have proceeded differently. Millicents don’t seduce Panamanian policía for a ride to a nightclub, and then perform cunnilingus six paces from the dance floor—at least, none of the Millicents I’ve ever met do. My (platonic) friend Paul and I arrived in Bocas […]
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  • I got scammed in Budapest | Hungary

    By Josh Ferry Woodard on April 8, 2014
    I felt my cheeks burn red as I started to panic…. I remembered reading about a scam a few years ago before I visited Riga… This couldn’t be happening to me… I wasn’t looking for that kind of thing. *** Let’s get one thing straight. I’m not the kind of guy that goes around chatting up women on the street. […]
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  • The Nagging Question – Cancun, Mexico

    By John Floydous on March 11, 2014
    Ever find yourself face-to-face with a question: Is it a he or she? Traveler John experiences this, visiting Mexico & courts a beautiful woman.
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  • All in a Day’s Work for a Holiday Rep: A Barricade in Desenzano

    By Alessia George on June 26, 2013
    I rounded the corner and stopped, astonished at the sight in front of me.  Fluttering flags and hand-written placards blocked the street ahead.  I wondered if I had stumbled upon a very local festival, Italians love their festivals, but already I suspected something more sinister.  It had all the hallmarks of a protest. I gathered up my belongings and carried […]
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  • Is Chinatown still there? | New York City, United States

    By Albert Shin on June 3, 2013
    Many cultural pockets are speckled around the US, and within these enclaves are stories and experiences which will shine a light upon any local's or traveler's differences.
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  • Exhilerating Yet Slightly Nauseating Flashbacks: Absinthe In Prague

    By Shanna Riker on April 18, 2013
    Have you seen the Green Fairy? Shanna might've or not...but she did manage to party like a Czech in Prague!
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