Travel Betty

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Travel Betty

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Stories by Travel Betty

If the word “fuselage” is any indication, planes aren’t built by people with an appreciation for comfort. Ever since I made...
1. Always carry around a tissue or two (or a whole packet if you’re that well prepared) because not every country has the same love affair that...
The first thing I do when I decide on a vacation destination is buy a guidebook. The second thing is to look for some good narratives about the place...
His second favorite way to pass the time when it was slow was to hide in the tiny spaces flanking the entrance to the cenote, watching the foreigners...
In the second grade, when I first decided I would become a writer, I had a very clear image of myself far into the future practicing my craft. I...
Traveling by yourself is a great experience, but even for the most outgoing girl, there will be times when you’re just finding it hard to fit...
The national wine of Egypt is red and usually (like most Egyptian liquids) syrupy sweet. It is also non-alcoholic. In a devout Muslim country, what...
It wasn’t that long ago visitors to the remote Siwa Oasis (literally in Bum Fuck Egypt, thirty-one miles east of the Libyan border) would more...
Sometimes the idea of an activity is much better than the reality. Sex on a beach or anywhere near loose and abundant sand falls into this category....
The fact that there are 280 cruise ships belching back and forth between a small section of the world’s longest river when there are only a...
This Travel Betty is not a camper. I don’t own a portable stove. I don’t contemplate purchases of dry shampoo. And although I’m...
Just how far would a Travel Betty go to fulfill a childhood dream? If you said, “Maybe about an hour and a half out of her way,” you...
In Bali, I became a little obsessed with the reflexology. Not wanting to chase away all of my loyal readers who prefer other types of spa treatments...
I suffer from panic attacks. They started back when I was in graduate school, but they weren’t too bad then. Usually they occurred while I was...
Call anything popsicle and I’ll want to eat it. Especially if it’s meat based. And especially if it comes with a most delicate of...

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