I Should Have Stayed Home

I Should Have Stayed Home

The Worst Trips of Great Writers

Book - 1994
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An anthology of 50 travel writers, journalists and novelists who tell their worst travel nightmares. It includes stories from people such as Isabel Allende who froze in a battered camper in Paris, Richard Harris under suspicion of smuggling a reptile on the Mexican-US border, Paul Theroux running off a hangover in Zambia, and Jeff Greenwald dunking into an electric bath in Tokyo. Royalties from the book are being donated to Oxfam.
Publisher: Orca Berkeley, CA : c1994.
ISBN: 9781571430144
Characteristics: 256 p. ;,21 cm.


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Feb 14, 2010

Well worth a read - some very funny stories in here. Your basic travel misadventures. One of my favorites is the one with the hotel stay in Guatemala when the Army Ants came through, causing scorpions to fall from the thatched roof into the rooms.

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