Funny Travel Stories

Travel stories exploring the gap between where we came from, where we’ve traveled and where we are now. Escape with these funny, moving travel stories written for true travel lovers, then share your own travel stories in the comments.

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The Western Blogger and the Eastern Blogger

Dear Long, It was great to meet you and your lovely wife and daughter, Mei-Lee and Mei-Hua, during my trip to Shanghai. I can’t believe it was a year ago.

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Travel story oktober fest hitchhiking

Hitchhiking, Camping and Kitchen Towels

The Australians we’d met in Greece were flying from Athens to Munich for the Oktober Fest. An annual event which attracts beer swillers from around the world

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Travel stories and personal travel writing

Naked in Greece

I’m still not sure what really happened to me but I don’t think it was drug-related. According to the Dream Doctor sleep paralysis seems to be more likely. I particularly

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Travel stories and travel writing to make you smile

Revealing the Naked Travel Stories

Are you here because you like writing, travel or stories? If so I can help. You like all three? Then it’s a match made in heaven. But in the unlikely event you really

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7 Blog Post Links

My 7 Links Post for Tripbase

Tripbase is running a My 7 Links project to unite bloggers in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a

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Christmas Spirit Alive and Well

Christmas Spirit Alive and Well in Sunrise Beach

An ordinary person doing extraordinary things. Have you done anything extraordinary lately? If not put it at the top of your agenda for next year.

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Leo Babauta and Annabel Candy at BlogWorld

BlogWorld Bonanza and Other Ambitious Plans

BlogWorld blew my mind. Seriously. I’ve been home for five days now and I’m only just starting to recover and piece things together. Many thanks to all the wonderful guest posters, commenters and tweeters who kept things humming along here while I was away. You’re marvelous and it was wonderful to see things tick

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Why Social Media Rules: Readers Sponsor Blogger to BlogWorld in Vegas

Why Social Media Rules: Readers Sponsor My Trip to BlogWorld in Vegas

I’ve been dying to go to BlogWorld for months. I want be with 4,000 bloggers of all shapes, sizes, colors, talents and interests. I want to meet as many of my readers, blogging buddies and blogging

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Mount Cooroora. Photo by J.L. Hammond

8 Secrets of Mountain Climbing and Life

Mountain climbing, like life, isn’t just about getting to the top and taking a photo to prove you did it. Although that’s a part of it, you also have to make sure

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why people love to travel

Why People Love To Travel

Since we’re all self-described travel nuts I thought it would be interesting to explore why we love to travel. I knew I owed it to you to live up to my promise

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Traveling Close To Home

Last weekend we went to camp in Coolum, a 15 minute drive from our home. There, in the Coolum Campsite, I discovered an entire race on the brink of

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Going For a Walk in Rural Zimbabwe

Lessons From An African Witchdoctor

Everyone likes a story with a moral, something that teaches us a lesson. Look at how Aesop’s Fables, like The Hare and The Tortoise, have stood the test

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An eastern water dragon posing

Best and Worst Things About Living in Australia

A quick run down on the advantages and disadvantages of living in Australia. Includes lots of great readers comments.

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Racism in Australia

Thought-provoking essay on racism in Australia with excellent insights provided in the comments by my intelligent readers.

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Wicked Winter on the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Wicked as in wonderful. Includes information on How to Kill a Cane Toad Humanely. You never know when you might need to know!

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Author: Annabel Candy