As with the rest of my dares, this was more a matter of pride than money.
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“Dare Me!” is a compilation of all the bets I received and what happened when I tried to win them.
In 14 months of traveling the world, I received 17 dares. Family, friends, former coworkers, and plenty of readers I’ve never met were happy to challenge me to step even further outside of my comfort zone than simply putting myself in the middle of a new country or culture. As a result, I had a […]
#17 – From Matthew: Ok here’s one for South Africa. Try an apparent South African delicacy called Skop: ” Skop. Head of a cow, sheep or goat. The head is first scrubbed with a sharp instrument like a razor to remove skin and unwanted parts like ears and the nose are then cut out. The […]
In order to win a bet, Dave goes cage diving with Great White Sharks off the coast of Gansabaai, South Africa.
#15 – From Jay: I dare you to take a Walk In Muay Thai class for one day. It will be the best workout of your life, and it is fairly cheap! Since you are in Phuket, may I suggest Rawai Muay Thai, or Tiger Muay Thai? They are the most Americanized. I’ll buy ya […]
#14 – From Erica: You knew someone would dare you to eat dog while you were in Vietnam, didn’t you? Reward $20 Status: Completed At some point in Thailand, I resolved to skip traveling through Vietnam to hasten my departure from the Asian continent. As a result, I targeted Cambodia as my best shot […]
From Jeff: I dare you to eat an Indian dish called Vindaloo in India. Reward: $10 _____________________________ As my journeys in India have already come to a close, you might be wondering why I’m just now touching on the vindaloo dare. My attempts to find the fiery curry dish from Goa towards the end of […]
#9 – From Dan: Looks like you’re running low on dares. Now that you’re in China I dare you to ride a scooter (as a passenger or driver) down a ridiculously crowded street. Just like in the pictures. Seems to me you could do this in either China or India, but you can do it […]