How Not to Travel the World
Adventures of a Disaster-Prone Backpacker
- Imprint: Summersdale
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320
- Price: £9.99
- Publication date: 13 August 2015
- ISBN: 9781849537278
About the book
I had no life experience, zero common sense and had never eaten rice. I suffered from debilitating anxiety, was battling an eating disorder and had just had my heart broken. I hoped by leaving to travel the world I would be able to heal myself.
Instead, Lauren’s travels were full of bad luck and near-death experiences. Over the space of a year, she was scammed and assaulted; lost teeth and swallowed a cockroach. She fell into leech-infested rice paddies, was caught up in a tsunami, had the brakes of her motorbike fail and experienced a very unhappy ending during a massage in Thailand. It was just as she was about to give up on travel when she stumbled across a handsome New Zealander with a love of challenges…
‘A female version of An Idiot Abroad'