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Never Have I Ever (Travel Edition)

This Never Have I Ever (Travel Edition) is a fun way to make you look back on your epic adventures in the past. At the same time, this gives you an idea as to what should you look forward to once it’s finally safe to be traveling again!

Try this game over a bottle of wine or a cup of coffee with friends on a Friday or Saturday night. Let’s do this!

Never have I ever…

1. Gone into an international trip

Tell your friends about the first, most recent and most epic international trip you’ve had! You can also count on how many countries have you crossed out in the world map. If none yet, what country do you plan to visit first and why?

Roaming down the streets of Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

2. Tried SCUBA diving

SCUBA diving in San Bauan, Batangas, Philippines

Where did you do it? Or if you haven’t but you are planning to, where do you plan to take your first SCUBA diving lessons?

Related article: Summer Cruise & Diving in Batangas: A New Chill Hub for Ocean Enthusiasts (Guide, Review, Rates 2020)

3. Got lost while on a trip

Traveling around with a map yet still struggling because you also do not have that sense of direction? What’s your story? Actually getting lost is quite a hassle but it is also a story to tell days or few weeks after the trip!

4. Gone solo traveling

a female solo traveler wit h a backpack on

Planning to go solo soon? Here are some safety tips that you should consider!

5. Got stranded in a destination

How did it happen and how long did it take you? How were you able to get out from there? Some things are really just beyond our control, right?

6. Lost my luggage

A mistake where the line, “once is enough, twice is too much,” best applies! This should be one of those charged to experience but also a #NeverAgain.

7. Gotten a tattoo while on a trip

When it was not in your plans but you actually went home with a tattoo from a trip!
Got inked by a traditional tattoo artist, Apo Whang Od from Tinglayan, Kalinga.

8. Missed a flight

While this is one of the worst nightmares of a traveler, this story will give the others a leson on what to and not to do before the flight.

9. Had an upset stomach while on a trip

Going to places also means a new gastronomic experience. But then, it doesn’t always end up good to some! What were your traveling-with-an-upset-stomach stories?

10. Traveled with my best friend

Ever thought of going anywhere in the world with your best friend? Where would it be and why?

A boy and a girl joining hands for a high five at a beach
Jonas and I, just being us at the beach

11. Had a good friend whom I have only met from a trip

Have you ever made friends with a stranger while on a trip and had some of them in your ‘for keeps’ circle?

12. Slept at the airport or terminal

Let’s talk about those earliest and late night flights and trips and how you wouldn’t want to miss them!

13. Tried an exotic food

What exotic food have you tried? Where and when? How was the experience? Of course, it’s quite a story to tell!

14. Traveled by sea through a ship or ferry

2Go Travel’s vessel bound for Manila from Puerto Princesa City

15. Got drunk and wasted in a night out

Some nights you just want to crash into your bed after a long tiring day of going around. But then, there are these nights when you feel so young and you want to go wasted. We’re all ears for it.

16. Slept under the stars

While hotels provide great comfort and convenience, the feeling of sleeping under the stars in a tent and waking up at the summit or next to the ocean offers a different experience!

A slumber under the stars experience at Masasa Beach

17. Attended a grand cultural festival

Here’s a fun way to meet people and know the place that you are visiting! What festival have you attended and where? What were they celebrating with this festival?

18. Been on a road trip

Ever been into an epic road trip where you were out for three days or more exploring a destination one after the other?

A group of people at the back of a black car parked in front of an old church
The Ruins of Old San Pablo Church in Cabagan, Isabela
Isabela Province was part of our North Luzon Loop Road Trip

19. Stayed away longer than planned

Getting stranded is a different story! Have you ever thought of staying longer than what you have planned after seeing what the destination has in stored for you? Tell us about it!

20. Taken shampoos and soap from a hotel

A lot were proven guilty of this one! Are you one of us?

21. Hitch-hiked

Sounds exciting and terrifying at the same time. Have you ever hitch-hiked, at least for once?

22. Traveled with strangers

a solo traveler meeting new friends during a solo travel
Made friends with these Mexicans and French tourists during an island hopping tour in El Nido! We were on the same tour and agency during our trip.

23. Tried skinny dipping

Wasted or not, I know it crossed your mind!

Played this Never Have I ever Travel Edition with my high school buddies!

This Never Have I Ever Travel Edition will surely give you a good laugh as you reminisce your epic travel experiences. This will also make you realize where have you gone wrong and what are the things that you should be excited about on your next trip!

So, go get your friends as here’s something that you can talk about all night!

Anne Elizabeth Gumiran, also known as Queenie, is a 20-something, full-time public school teacher, a part-time travel blogger and a freediver. She started putting her stories of adventures and misadventures into words and pictures in 2017 and continues to do so as she shares her advocacy, Sustainable Traveling.

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