"If you dont pack your sense of humour with your sunscreen, sooner or later you'll get burned !" Lonely Planet knows that some of life's funniest experiences happen on the road. Whether they take the form of unexpeceted detours, unintended adventures, unidentifiable dinners or unforgettable encounters, they can give birth to our most profound travel lessons, and our most memorable - and hilarious - travel stories.
This collection presents 31 globegirdling tales that run the gamut from close-encounter safaris to loss-of-face follies, hair-raising rides to culture-leaping brides, eccentric expats to mind-boggling repasts, wrong roads taken to agreements mistaken. The collection brings together some of the world's most renowned travellers and storytellers with previously unpublished writers.