Christopher Rudder

028: Surviving Bringing Weapons Across The Jordan Palestine Border

What To Do If… While crossing the border from Jordan into Palestine the souvenir sword you purchased starts setting off every single security alarm and light? You are accused of carrying a weapon and brought into the office for further interrogation. About The Guest Katherine is a freelance writer covering travel, lifestyle, literature, & culture….

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027: Surviving In The Middle Of Nowhere After The Bus Broke Down

What would you do if… While en route from Dakar, Senegal to Bamako, Mali in West Africa, the bus you’re riding breaks down the minute you reach the outskirts of the city. In fact, it breaks down so many times you are forced to spend two nights sleeping on the bus.  Believe it or not,…

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026: Surviving Getting Stopped And Surrounded By Chinese Police

What would you do if… What would you do if while on route to visit an important Buddhist Temple, in China you suddenly find yourself surrounded by loads of police and a SWAT unit. About the guest Wendy is an intrepid traveler, vegan foodie and polyglot. At The Nomadic Vegan, she  combines her passions for…

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025: Surviving Dengue Fever

What would you do if… While travelling abroad you suddenly find yourself fighting off one of the four strains of Dengue Fever. About The Guest(s) Nora has travelled full-time for 12 years and continues to travel half the year. She’s lived in and travelled through 60+ countries and counting. She is an expert on travel,…

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024: Surviving Getting Sick While Traveling Abroad

What would you do if… Surviving getting sick while traveling abroad. What would you do if you travelled to a foreign country for business. The night before you get so sick that you need to be hospitalized  About the guest Kasia is all about adventure, exploration and discovery with a focus on responsible travel. An…

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023: Surviving Getting Locked Out Of Your Car In The Desert

What would you do if… What would you do if while on route to meet a friend at a national park in the evening you take a break and wind getting locked out of your car About the guest Hilary is the owner of Green Van Go and pursuer of van life dreams since November…

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How to Survive a Natural Disaster: Preparation & Safety Tips

Here’s a sobering factoid: Of all natural disasters, flooding causes the most fatalities. It brings to light something we don’t like to think about. Natural disasters are unexpected and can be deadly. Natural disasters are terrifying. Communications get cut, roads are closed, homes and possessions are lost. And in the worst cases, lives are taken…

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022: Surviving A 20 Hour Bus Ride After The Icelandic Volcano Ash Grounded Flights

What would you do if… While studying in Oslo, you decide to fly out to Croatia for the weekend and back in class by Monday for an exam. The only thing is an Icelandic volcano ash cloud grounded all flights resulting in a 20-hour bus and boat ride in order to get back to Oslo….

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021: Surviving Female Harassment On An Airline

What would you do if… While on a flight the creepy passenger beside you started making unwanted sexual advances and vulgar female harassment. About The Guest(s) Kathryn has had itchy feet ever since she was a teenager. Her parents took her on summer road trips every year across Canada and because of that, she has…

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020: Surviving Breaking Up While Abroad

What would you do if… While travelling abroad with your partner for about three years your relationship starts to break down, resulting in breaking up while abroad About The Guest(s) Nora has travelled full-time for 12 years and continues to travel half the year. She’s lived in and travelled through 60+ countries and counting. She…

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