The web is full of weird and wonderful travel material, I decided to sift through it to find some examples of travel gone wrong. We've all experienced travel fails, lets embrace them...

Wandering Earl


Blogger Derek, aka Wandering Earl, lists some of the dumbest (and funniest) things he's done on the road.

The Burke and Wills Expedition

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Australia, 1860. A fascinating story of exploration during which pretty much everything went wrong.

Travel photography fails


Expectation vs reality. Something I relate to, i'm cursed by scaffolding.

Naughty tourists 


An interesting article listing some  funny, bizarre and quite sad tourist behaviours.

Suzy Stories


From Stonehenge to Bath and Bristol, all whilst contending with the British weather and train network, Suzie shares four examples of travel gone wrong.


Don't go there


The first book I read by Adam Fletcher. Written in his witty and engaging it's fair to say that several things go wrong. 

Expensive selfie


It went really wrong for this photo hungry traveller.

More travel photography fails


Some more amusing images taken by hapless travellers.


Jennifer Schlueter brilliantly lists 10 of her travel fails