Friday Favorites : Travel

I have travel fever, lately, and nothing to do about it, besides post about how travel crazy I am. And as soon as I've been somewhere a few days, I know I'd get homesick.
This is one of the only foreign places I've been, besides Canada. This is the day that Greg almost dropped his GoPro (camera) in a Jamaican river. I also got a cool scar from when our tubes slammed together going down the rapids, and I ripped a piece of skin off my wrist.

It didn't hurt that bad, but I admit I couldn't stop thinking of horror movies where alien parasites take over your body.

So here are my Friday favorites, travel edition:

TRIPS:
17 Amazing Trips for Animal Lovers
Volunteering to work with pandas. Hugging and feeding pandas every day sounds like a place that I would love to be.

Vadim Petrakov / shutterstock.com
Angel Falls, Venezuela. The real life inspiration for Up! All of these places are incredible. I could daydream about them all day.

REVIEWS:
Tripadvisaargh
This site is hilarious; it's a stockpile of weird and funny reviews from TripAdvisor.com, such as:

"the weather was a big disappointment first off- it was cold, wet, rainy, windy - felt like being back in UK. Then you only get to POKE a dolphin, the whole thing is so restricted, it makes you think, “I’ve payed a grand for this, and they arent letting me even give it a proper hug or whatever. Also, the guy went nuts when my finger was within 30cm of its blowhole." - jadedghiacand

Quote:
Honestly, I am lost. I have a terrible sense of direction. Abominable. But this quote makes me feel better. Maybe I am just enjoying my ride.

Advice:
Just don't do this:

Linking up with Amanda for Friday Favorites.


Are you traveling this weekend?
Where's the next place you want to go?
Any weird travel experiences?

8 comments:

  1. Love the themes Faves! I love travel too and I was supposed to travel this month but boooo to that! Your quote is perfect!

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  2. omg that last pic, dying.
    i have travel fever alllllll the time. oh your poor wrist!!! ouch! alien parasites! haha.
    i want to visit real life fairytale places. the castle in germany (first on that list) is my dreeeam.

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  3. That last pic is too funny! I would have freaked out if I had ripped my wrist open in a foreign country. Scary! Fun post!

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  4. bahahahhaah oh my Lord.....that last pic!!! What a great post and I need to check out the trip "advisor" site because that looks hilarious!!! Thanks so much for linking up!

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  5. omg that last pic hahahahahah! what part of JA were in you in?

    -kathy
    Vodka and Soda

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  6. Bahahaha... the only "out of country" place I've visited is Canada, too! Only about 45 mins away... sooooo... haha

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  7. Oh my that last picture! That website about TripAdvisor is fantastic! Thanks for posting about it.
    Best, Mree

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  8. So jealous you have been to Jamaica, I would love to go one day! Also those pandas are too darling and those falls are dreamy! Couldn't imagine seeing a view that beautiful in person, I've never seen a real waterfall before.

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    Cecilia
    Dearest Lou

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