Twisted Travel and True Crime

If you love travel and true crime, this is the podcast for you. Sandi will tell you true crime stories or crazy travel stories and a little bit about the history and landscape of the places where they occur. Support this podcast:

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 31 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 hours 6 minutes


episode 31: Bobbing in the Bay- Oba Chandler

On what started as a beautiful June day in 1941, a small group of people were taking a short sail in Tampa Bay when to their shock and horror they sailed right by a body, bloated and bobbing in the bay. They called the police to retrieve it and shortly after 2 more bodies were found floating the same way.  They were three women, a mother and her two daughters...



episode 30: The Ogre of Fez - Moulay Hassen, the murderess who fed her victim to her cats.

Moulay Hassen, also known as Moulay the Nightingale and the Ogre of Fez has quite an interesting history. By the time Moulay had reached 47 years old she had been running a fairly exclusive harem in one of her three homes in Fez, Morocco. For many years, there had been whispers about this woman who was once beautiful but now had a face and a heart as hard as the jewels she wore all over her body...



episode 31: The Mermaids Couldn't Save Them- Possible Fugitive Tomas Gimeno

Thomas Gimeno planned and secretly plotted the worst  and most spiteful “revenge” possible against his ex-wife.  He set sail with his two daughters who were only 1 and 6 years old, on April 27th of this year.  The next day his boat was found adrift with no one aboard.  He was up to no good. His actions that night were despicable and authorities are still searching for him by land, sea and air...



episode 30: The Mignonette, Cannibalism at Sea

Is murder ever justified?  Yes, you say, it it's self defense.  I agree but what if you take self defense out of the equation?  Maybe you are thinking, well if the person is a murderer themselves and that person is sentenced to death. That might be ok, too.   Are there more instances where murder is justified?   The sailor in the story I’m about to share with you believed that it was. He hoped others would believe him too...


 2021-06-19  27m

episode 29: Juliane Koepcke, the amazing survivor story of a girl who fell from a plane and then survived a harrowing trek through the Amazon.

Some survival stories are so incredible that they are almost unbelievable.  This  is the case with a young girl who survived a devastating plane crash which left her stranded and alone in the middle of the Amazon jungle.  How could she have survived not only the miracle of a fall from almost 2 miles above the earth but a second miracle of surviving for 10 days in one of the wildest and most dangerous places on earth.  This is the story of Juliane Koepcke. DONATE: One time: https://venmo...


 2021-06-10  24m

episode 28: Something Fishy is Going on Here. Carole Packman

Sam Gillingham believed her mother had walked out on her at 16 years old.  The full story only begins to emerge when  her father falls overboard while chartering a yacht, but it’s what she finds out  after her father disappears that is so shocking and so unexpected.  It turns Sam's world completely upside down.  You don't want to miss this episode and I don’t want to spoil this one because it’s got some twists and turns! DONATE: One time: https://venmo...


 2021-05-25  30m

episode 25: Buried Alive! Survivor Story

Michelina Lewandowska, 27 years old and a young mother, was tasered with a stun gun multiple times.  She was then bound and gagged and shoved into a cardboard box. Her one-time fiancé Marcin Kasprzak taped the box closed and attempted to murder her by burying her alive. Then  Michelina, incredibly brave and strong-willed, escaped from her shallow grave in the woods...


 2021-05-19  23m

episode 24: Genius, Murderer, Master Manipulator or all three? This is John McAfee

Genius, murderer, inventor, rapist, these are all words that have been used to describe John McAfee. His tale is scandalous, violent, and has more twists and turns then most could come up with in a fictional story. Yep, this one is a doozy. DONATE: One time: Monthly: The link is  at the very bottom of this page. Social Media Links: https://www.instagram...


 2021-05-12  24m

episode 23: Crime and Punishment in St. Lucia, The murder of Roget Pratt

Margaret and Roger Pratt planned for years to make their retirement plans come true.  They dreamed of a retirement which included living aboard their sailboat full time and sailing all over the world.  They had sailed for years, decades really, on weekends and  long vacations. Their time and experience sailing led up to the purchase of a beautiful 41 foot steel cutter.  A sailboat named the Magnetic Attraction...


 2021-04-29  22m

episode 22: Incest, Molestation and Pedophilia on Pitcairn Island

Incest, pedophilia, and rape are not the things you want in your mind when your are thinking of an island paradise.  More likely, cold drinks, warm sand and sun are at the top of your list.  Sadly, what many believe to be an island paradise was rocked with allegations of sexual depravity when several young local  girls came forward with information about several of the men living on Pitcairn Island...


 2021-04-21  40m