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Travel Horror Stories Podcast

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The Travel Horror Stories podcast is a humorous show that brings together travel bloggers, travel vloggers, travel writers and travel influencers as well as professionals in the travel and tourism space and everyday travellers. With vivid and gripping storytelling guests recount their, scary, tense, weird, silly sometimes funny and sometimes unsettling stories from their travels. Then we unpack the story to discover what they did right, what they did wrong and what they could have done differently. So you can avoid the same mistakes and travel safely and confidently We always say hindsight is 20/20, right? The goal is to turn travel nightmares into dreams of beaches sunshine and margaritas.

The Travel Horror Stories podcast is a humorous show that brings together travel bloggers, travel vloggers, travel writers and travel influencers as well as professionals in the travel and tourism space and everyday travellers. With vivid and gripping storytelling guests recount their, scary, tense, weird, silly sometimes funny and sometimes unsettling stories from their travels. Then we unpack the story to discover what they did right, what they did wrong and what they could have done differently. So you can avoid the same mistakes and travel safely and confidently We always say hindsight is 20/20, right? The goal is to turn travel nightmares into dreams of beaches sunshine and margaritas.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Travel Horror Stories podcast is a humorous show that brings together travel bloggers, travel vloggers, travel writers and travel influencers as well as professionals in the travel and tourism space and everyday travellers. With vivid and gripping storytelling guests recount their, scary, tense, weird, silly sometimes funny and sometimes unsettling stories from their travels. Then we unpack the story to discover what they did right, what they did wrong and what they could have done differently. So you can avoid the same mistakes and travel safely and confidently We always say hindsight is 20/20, right? The goal is to turn travel nightmares into dreams of beaches sunshine and margaritas.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Surviving A Broken Back In Guatemala (with Lara Hartog) | 33

9/21/2021
What would you do if... While jumping onto a human water catapult you land in a way that breaks your back. About The Guest Lara, a mid-twenty, Dutch, glass is half air, half water type of girl. She is best described as clumsy, down-to-earth, and sarcastic. Just like any other girl next door, she loves travelling, food, learning new things, meeting new people and seeing new places. Website: Both Feet On The Road Resources, Tips & Tricks: Get Insurance when travelling !!Call your...

Duration:01:12:58

032: Surviving A Broken Back In The Amazon (with Dave Bouskill & Debra Corbeil - The Planet D)

7/11/2021
What would you do if... while four days in on tour deep within the Amazon, you slip on the stairs of a skiff boat and break your back? About The Guest(s) Their mantra is: “Adventure is for Everyone” Dave & Deb believe that you don’t have to be an uber-athlete, adrenaline junkie or a part of the ultra-rich to be an adventurer! All you need is the desire to achieve something more. Dave and Deb are the founders of their award-winning travel blog The Planet D and have become experts in the...

Duration:01:19:53

031: Surviving Airbnb Theft Of You Valuables (With Lora Pope)

6/29/2021
What would you do if while travelling you head out for the evening only to find upon returning to your Airbnb, you’ve been robbed? About The Guest Lora Pope Travelling the world has changed her life. Through solo adventure travel, She’s gained confidence, new perspectives, growth, freedom, and joy. She truly believes that adventure travel can change lives, and she wants to help you discover the same joys from it that she has. Whether you want to maximize your paid time off, take a...

Duration:00:48:40

030: Surviving A Scooter Accident In Grenada (With Nora Dunn)

6/15/2021
What Would You Do If.. while riding on the back of a scooter in Grenada? An SUV swerves into your lane and hits you head-on. About The Guest Nora has travelled full-time for 12 years and continues to travel half the year. She’s lived in and travelled through 60+ countries and counting. She is an expert on travel, personal finance (as a former CFP), and lifestyle design and has coined the term financially sustainable travel. It’s not about budget travel (though she’s done a bunch of that),...

Duration:01:08:43

029: Surviving Getting Bitten By A Stray Dog (With Marie-France Roy)

6/1/2021
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF… If one week before your much anticipated & expensive trip to Antarctica, you get bitten by a stray dog in Argentina? ABOUT THE GUEST Marie enjoys soft adventures like hiking or snorkelling, art & culture, trying out different foods, winery hopping, and discovering off-the-beaten-path destinations. She writes for solo travellers in their 40s, 50s or beyond, who are active and curious (or would like to become one), Since August 2013, Big Travel Nut has been helping...

Duration:00:38:30

028: Surviving Bringing Weapons Across The Jordan Palestine Border (With Katherine Parker-Magyar)

5/18/2021
What To Do If... While crossing the border from Jordan into Palestine the souvenir sword you purchased starts setting off every single security alarm and light? You are accused of carrying a weapon and brought into the office for further interrogation. About The Guest Katherine is a freelance writer covering travel, lifestyle, literature, & culture. Her work has appeared in Architectural Digest, Departures, Forbes, The Week, Business Insider, TripSavvy, The...

Duration:00:50:01

027: Surviving In The Middle Of Nowhere After The Bus Broke Down (With Nick Leonard)

5/4/2021
What would you do if... While en route from Dakar, Senegal to Bamako, Mali in West Africa, the bus you’re riding breaks down the minute you reach the outskirts of the city. In fact, it breaks down so many times you are forced to spend two nights sleeping on the bus. Believe it or not, we are only just getting started. About THe Guest Nick is a photojournalist who works in the sports industry. His wife Wendy is an intrepid traveller, vegan foodie and polyglot. At The Nomadic Vegan, she...

Duration:00:35:35

026: Surviving Getting Stopped And Surrounded By Chinese Police (Wendy Werneth)

4/20/2021
What would you do if... while on route to visit an important Buddhist Temple, in China you suddenly find yourself surrounded by loads of police and a SWAT unit. About The Guess Wendy is an intrepid traveller, vegan foodie and polyglot. At The Nomadic Vegan, she combines her passions for travel, veganism and language while showing her readers how fun and fulfilling vegan travel can be. She is an avid traveller who's visited more than 100 countries. Website: The Nomadic Vegan Resources,...

Duration:00:49:36

025: Surviving Dengue Fever (With Nora Dunn)

4/6/2021
What would you do if... While travelling abroad you suddenly find yourself fighting off one of the four strains of Dengue Fever. About the guest Nora has travelled full-time for 12 years and continues to travel half the year. She’s lived in and travelled through 60+ countries and counting. She is an expert on travel, personal finance (as a former CFP), and lifestyle design and has coined the term financially sustainable travel. It’s not about budget travel (though she’s done a bunch of...

Duration:01:00:36

024: Surviving Getting Sick While Traveling Abroad (with Kasia Writes)

3/23/2021
What would you do if... Surviving getting sick while traveling abroad. What would you do if you travelled to a foreign country for business? The night before you get so sick that you need to be hospitalized About the guest Kasia is all about adventure, exploration and discovery with a focus on responsible travel. An exciting way about the world as well as self-reflection and personal freedom. A place for curious travellers, looking for new experiences,...

Duration:00:34:59

023: Surviving Getting Locked Out Of Your Car In The Desert (with Hilary Bird)

3/9/2021
What would you do if... while on route to meet a friend at a national park in the evening you take a break and wind up getting locked out of your car? About the guest Hilary is the owner of Green Van Go and pursuer of van life dreams since November 2019. She shares budget-friendly ways to start a van life without feeling like you’ve completely spent all of your savings and pigeon-holed yourself into the lifestyle. As someone who still wears the same volleyball...

Duration:00:46:14

022: Surviving A 20 Hour Bus Ride After The Icelandic Volcano Ash Grounded Flights (with Christopher James Mitchell)

1/19/2021
What would you do if… While studying in Oslo, you decide to fly out to Croatia for the weekend and back in class by Monday for an exam. The only thing is an Icelandic volcano ash cloud grounded all flights resulting in a 20-hour bus and boat ride in order to get back to Oslo. About The Guest(s) Christopher Mitchell is a Canadian travel writer and content creator based in Toronto but he’s laid roots in Oslo, Seoul, Istanbul and a few other spots. He’s been writing about and documenting...

Duration:00:41:40

021: Surviving Female Harassment On An Airline (with Kathryn Dickson)

1/5/2021
What would you do if… While on a flight the creepy passenger beside you started making unwanted sexual advances and vulgar female harassment. About The Guest(s) Kathryn has had itchy feet ever since she was a teenager. Her parents took her on summer road trips every year across Canada and because of that, she has been hooked on the notion of always being on the move. Now, as a Toronto-based mother, her children are embodying the desire to see the world as well. Today, she is a family...

Duration:00:40:31

020: Surviving Breaking Up While Abroad (with Nora Dunn)

12/22/2020
What would you do if… While travelling abroad with your partner for about three years your relationship starts to break down, resulting in breaking up while abroad About The Guest(s) Nora has travelled full-time for 12 years and continues to travel half the year. She’s lived in and travelled through 60+ countries and counting. She is an expert on travel, personal finance (as a former CFP), and lifestyle design and has coined the term financially sustainable travel. It’s not about budget...

Duration:00:54:25

019: Surviving Trying To Travel The World With Kids Amidst Airline Mishaps & Bad Weather (with Kevin Wagar)

12/8/2020
What would you do if… Your typical flight from Toronto to Jordan suddenly turned into a three-day marathon of stress and fatigue due to the airline's mismanaged flights and bad weather. Oh and don’t forget to add two young children to the mix About The Guest(s) Christina and Kevin Wagar are travel-loving parents who live just outside of Toronto, Ontario in Canada with their two boys. They began their family travel blog back in 2015. They were out of the country on so many adventures with...

Duration:00:38:34

018: Surviving Assault In Morocco & Why Adjusting Your Travel Expectations Is Good (with Erin Hynes)

11/24/2020
What would you do if… while exploring Marrakech Morocco you dip down an alleyway on your way back to your accommodation where you suddenly find yourself fending off a male attacker. Also, why adjusting your travel expectations makes for a better trip. About The Guest(s) Erin Hynes aka Pina is a Canadian blogger, writer, and digital marketing specialist. She was 19 years old when she moved on a whim to Venice, Italy, where she spent many months working in a hostel. It was there that...

Duration:00:39:15

017: Surviving Getting Sick After Traveling (with Brianne Miers)

11/10/2020
What would you do if... You found yourself getting sick after traveling – after a year of back-to-back trips you become ill with a stomach virus that just doesn’t seem to want to go away. Nothing seems to work; acupuncture, expensive meds and even clinical trials at local hospitals. About The Guest(s) Brianne started her blog in the summer of 2015 with the goal of encouraging professionals to take time away from their busy lives to travel. She wanted to share stories of those of us...

Duration:00:40:15

016: Surviving Australia’s New South Wales Bushfires (with Alex & Bellinda Kallimanis)(Part 2)

10/27/2020
What would you do if... while visiting family and friends up by Australia’s you find yourself narrowly escaping Australia’s New South Wales Bushfires. About The Guest(s) Alex and Bell’s mission is to arm you with great travel information, so you get the most from your trips. They also offer great travel hacks that can save you thousands of dollars on flights and hotels in a given year! They cover hidden gem destinations off the tourist trail, in addition to...

Duration:00:44:30

015: Surviving Australia’s Victorian Bush Fires (with Nora Dunn) (Part 1)

10/13/2020
What would you do if… while house sitting in Australia you suddenly find yourself in the middle of one of Australia’s all-time worst Victorian bush fires? About The Guest(s) Nora has travelled full-time for 12 years and continues to travel half the year. She’s lived in and travelled through 60+ countries and counting. She is an expert on travel, personal finance (as a former CFP), and lifestyle design and has coined the term financially sustainable travel. It’s not about...

Duration:00:54:07

014: Surviving Class 6 Rapids In Zimbabwe, Africa (with Talek Nantes)

9/29/2020
What would you do if... while white water rafting on class 6 rapids in Zimbabwe, your raft hits a rock and tips over? Suddenly you find yourself choosing between letting go of the raft and drowning or breaking your arm making it difficult to swim. About The Guest(s) Talek’s blog was created to inspire your travels and to explore experiences in interesting locations. What she brings you are thoughts on how to immerse yourself in local culture, food, history...

Duration:00:31:07