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COVID slowed us down for a couple of years, and now a few health issues challenge us.  We're still traveling if not writing about it quite so much. Our goal in 2022 was get to all seven continents in one year... and we did it.

Going forward health issues may not allow us to travel.  No one can take away those memories though.  We hope all of you are well and staying safe... and that you find some inspiration here for YOUR future travels. 

Mouse Travel Stories is a place for you to share YOUR travel stories with us, your friends and the world!

Read stories from others here. They're just below the submission box. You can comment on their stories too.

We've included a few of our own travel stories...

Not ones to tell you about passports, visas, health or packing tips...

Here you'll find some of our travel adventures that don't fit into a convenient category.

So scroll on down, read our stories and those of some of our readers and fellow travelers. Let them inspire you and give you tips.

When you're home from your trip, please come back to this page and share your story here...

If you're ready to share your story now, click here. It's easy, and we'll love to read it!

We've talked about custom tours and how to set them up, and we've given hints that our favorite travel style is no tour at all....

We think sometimes wandering with no set itinerary makes for the best travel of all.... and sometimes the funny or poignant experiences you have from that make for great memories. Stories like travels with the monkey or being touched by a gorilla......

Nepali friends with our toy gorilla
Silverback Mountain Gorilla Rwanda Africa"

We love having the flexibility that this kind of travel gives you.... you can be spontaneous.... take advantage of new friendships or great little cities or beaches you find.

We'll tell you some of the funny or poignant things that have happened to us through our years of travel. You've read some of them like Mark finding the old McEwen Castle in Scotland. Now we want to hear yours too.

Mark at McEwen Castle Loch Fyne, Scotland

Each year we try to write a retrospective of our travels for our friends and family. If you're reading our site and enjoying it, we consider you part of our cyber family... so see our retrospectives for 2007 Travels and years beyond so you can see what we were up to and where we went.

Here are a couple of other stories:

Isle of Skye Scotland Welcome

Travels With The Monkey

Botswana Adventure

Dental Offices Around The World

A Tourist Angel - Expect Good Things

If you have a Scotland or Clan MacEwan story, we have a special page for that...

And we have another page for sharing funny road signs.

Mouse Travel Stories Welcomes Your Stories

Everyone has funny travel stories.... tales of things outside the normal travel stuff, things you didn't think would happen on your trip... funny things, weird things.

We love sharing our travel stories with you, and we'd like to have you share your stories with us and our readers. We have a really easy way for you to do that, and we'd love to read them.

So, have we got you ready to write your own story and share it with us? It's easy... no code to write, just plain English (since that's what I'm fluent in)... include a picture if you want and we'll put your story here. Remembering those stories gets the travel juices flowing and gets you dreaming about the next trip. Add your story to our Mouse Travel Stories..... Here's to dreaming.

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Travel Stories Our Visitors Have Shared

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Eze, a magical town 
While I was in the south of France, visiting Nice, I went to explore the tiny medieval village of Eze. It sits atop a rocky outcrop, half way between …

India 5 months and a bicycle Part 2 
Bicycle journey through India continues.... The moment I left Goa, my journey went back to normal and miracles reconnected with me. An Austrian …

India 5 months and a bicycle Part 1  
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Mousey -- A Travel Adventure 
Once upon a time there was a little mouse that lived with a family of 14. Her name was Emily, but she like to just be called Mousey instead. She was …

The Best of Ketchikan by Sea 
A couple of years ago my wife and I went on a 25th anniversary cruise to Alaska. It was a great cruise and we had a wonderful time. One of the first experiences …

OUR Silverback Mountain Gorilla 
I've been waiting for you to tell the story about when we were touched by a Silverback Mountain Gorilla in Rwanda. Like I said, I've been waiting. …

Uruguay, a Beautiful and Safe Country to Visit in South America 
My husband and I have always wanted to live abroad (we're from the US), but never took the leap. Until recently. When our daughter was about 6 months old, …

Winter fun. Camping on Cape Breton Island  
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Lima as a Gateway to the Highlights of Peru 
There are many options for excursions out of Lima, by far the most famous of which is the Inca citadel, Machu Picchu. You can also visit colonial cities …

Kovalam – The beach destination of Kerala Not rated yet
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A Stroll along the Ganges River -- (part 2) Not rated yet
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A Stroll along the Ganges River.... (Part 1) Not rated yet
NB: To the author, a ‘stroll’ implies necessarily an extensive use of the body, a strong dose of adrenaline, boldness and misadventures. NB2: Shall …

Trip to Rajkot Not rated yet
Rajkot is one of the fastest developing cities located at in the center of Saurashtra region of Gujarat State situated on western part of India. The city …

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Happy travels... even if you don't travel the world... just remember that life is a journey... embrace and enjoy it! Judy and Mark

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