“What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever seen or experienced?”
Gina and Scott Gaille have traveled to more than 100 countries, including many off-the-beaten-path places in Africa, South America, and Asia. Wherever they go, they ask this question. Everyone has a story, and some are truly extraordinary.
Strange Tales of World Travel recounts 50 of these Bizarre, Mysterious, Horrible, Hilarious encounters, including:
Daring Diplomat, who ate the flesh of the venomous cobra bird in the Sahara Desert
Pearl Trader, who survived a fever through a harrowing "human" honey treatment in Oman
Agent Ghost, who was shot and left to die in a garbage dump in Africa
Death-Defying Instagrammer, who stepped on the tail of the world’s sixth most venomous snake in Australia to take a better photo
Human Pet, who became a prince’s prisoner in Qatar
Imperial CEO, who made a minion fly twelve hours to Paris from Abu Dhabi to buy clean underwear
Gorilla Doll, who broke the rules of visiting Rwandan gorillas and got dragged up the side of a volcano
Strange Tales of World Travel presents unforgettable stories that celebrate the unique character of countries around the globe—and the distinctive characters that make travel endlessly intriguing and exhilarating.