During our travels over the years, I have always kept a hand-written journal to remind us later where we were, what we did, how much things cost, etc. Later, we would recall certain experiences and laugh . . . or cry about them. “Remember that little guest-house . . .? or remember that great meal we had at . . .? That’s when I started writing these experiences down, recording little stories or what I call “travel tales”, to share with others, either family or friends. So what follows here is an eclectic sample of short anecdotes about our international travels over the years.