As a gray cloud hangs over Denver, I bring you this week’s Suzy Stumbles Over Travel. In case you are new here, each week I ask writers and readers to submit their favorite travel post of the week in the comments below. I read each submission, comment, tweet the entry on Twitter, stumble the post on Stumbleupon and post a link on my Facebook page. At the end of the week, I select my five favorites submitted last week to be featured here and the stumbling begins again into the next week.
Just a few things to keep in mind, you must leave your submission in the comment box below. You have until the end of the day on Friday to submit your post. Be sure to follow me on Twitter, subscribe to my stumbles on Stumbleupon and “like” me on Facebook to make sure your post gets the attention it deserves.
The 5 Favorites of Last Week
“Reflections on Egypt in a Time of Turmoil” From Katie Going Global
Submitted by Katie
Katie combines her recollections of visiting Egypt with her former tour guide’s statements on the current situation in the country. The pairing of the two lends a powerful post on being a visitor to the country before all of the chaos and what it all means now.
“The art of adjusting” From Leaving With Lilly
Submitted by Alex
This post brought me back to my days of studying abroad, when certain things start to bother you about the foreign place you are studying in, while at the same time you wouldn’t want to leave anytime soon. Alex shares her thoughts on living and studying in Mexico for the semester as she deals with adjusting to life abroad.
“Day 25: 25 Little, Travel Related Things That Make Me Happy” From Brooke vs. The World
Submitted by Brooke
Brooke examines the little things related to travel that give her that yearn to keep on traveling. From the click of the airplane seat belt to travel sized bottles of shampoo, if you need a few little reasons to love travel, Brooke’s 25 things will get you thinking about those otherwise minuscule items and moments of travel you don’t always keep in mind.
“Three months in our New Home” From No Place To Be
Submitted by Kirsty
When a foreign place becomes no longer foreign, feelings of finding a home across the globe begin to fester. Kirsty and Poi have found a home in Chiang Mai. The traveling duo deal with having to leave a place where you have created a home away from home.
“Surviving an Airport Overnighter” From Floating Spheres
Submitted by Fraser
Finally, for the ultimate travel tip, if you find yourself forced to spend the night in an airport, Fraser’s words of wisdom will help see you through the experience. While it seems to be a particular negative experience, one you would avoid, Fraser turns lemons into lemonade and presents some positives to the airport overnighter experience.
Don’t forget to leave a comment below with your submission for this week. You have until the end of the day on Friday to submit.