Funny Women Write From the Road

Edited by Jennifer L. Leo

Including stories by Anne Lamott, Ellen Degeneres, Sarah Vowell, Margo Kaufman, Sandra Tsing Loh, Adair Lara, and many more…

Funny Women Have More Fun…

Travel isn’t always what we dream it will be, but oh…the stories we can tell later! For the 29 women in this book, packing a sense of humor was essential to the success of their trips. From Australia to Zambia, Thailand to Kuwait, the true stories in Sand in My Bra will not only have you shaking your head in disbelief, they’ll induce smiles, groans, cackles, and guffaws.

  • Experience the fear of flying with Ellen Degeneres
  • Lose your panties in Abu Dhabi with Christie Eckardt
  • Waitress at the most dangerous pub in the world with Alison Wright
  • Get chased by a herd of stampeding elephants with Joann Hornak
  • Feel the freedom to be fat in Tahiti with Sandra Tsing Loh
  • Survive being locked out of a lover’s Paris apartment in your underwear with Kate Crawford

About the editors

Jennifer L. Leo is a Chinese American, born with a gift for gab and a hunger for an everlasting craps game. Coeditor of the popular Travelers’ Tales collection A Woman’s Path, her writing has also appeared in Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel, A Woman’s Passion for Travel, The Adventure of Food, Lonely Planet World Food Guide Hong Kong, and Jennifer is the creator of, an online resource for travel writers.

About Travelers’ Tales

Founded in 1993, Travelers’ Tales publishes the best in travel writing from world-famous authors and new and emerging writers. Our goal is to inspire and enlighten readers through true stories by travelers who have explored the depths of their experiences. The series includes: country and regional guides; books which explore the themes of women’s travel, spirituality, food, humor, and adventure; travel advice books; Footsteps: The Soul of Travel, a series of single-author travel narratives; and Travelers’ Tales Classics, a series which introduces out-of-print favorites of travel literature to a new audience.

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Sand in My Bra and Other Misadventures: Funny Women Write from the Road
Edited by Jennifer L. Leo
May 2003, Trade Paperback
ISBN – 1885211-92-9
$14.95 232 pages, 5 1/8 x 8