Question of the Day: What do you do when something goes wrong while traveling?

Kristin Hugo

When you’re in a foreign country or just on a road trip, things go wrong. No matter how meticulously you plan your itinerary you are often met with unexpected challenges inherent in the process of traveling and experiencing new surroundings.

Maybe you lost your passport, or there were language barriers, or an impromptu tomato fight went horribly awry. Maybe you’ve had a vacation that was the quintessential picture of Murphy’s Law. But, at least you got out alive. What kind of misadventures have you experienced, what did you learn, and how did you overcome them?