Serendipity & Slip-Ups: Running from the French Police and (Almost) Being in the Tour de France

The first installation in the Serendipity & Slip-Ups Series is the story of how failing to research current events can lead to a near miss with the French police, some good old fashioned impromptu urban parkour, and the closest I’ll ever come to participating in the Tour de France.

Your Ultimate Solo Trip Prep Guide: Part 1

This has saved me when I had no internet access and kept me from losing my luggage (and it could actually save my life). Here’s my method for avoiding disaster overseas.