Some of our jocular lingo…Can you add more?


Travel Friend Forever
WST: Well Seasoned Traveler
NewB: AFS First Timer
Bag Hag: Over packer
Big Daddy On Wheels: Refrigerator size suitcase
FOMO/AT: Fear Of Missing Out/AFS Trip
DES: Double down shopper, comes with one suitcase and returns with three
Passport Hound: Desperately seeking more stamps aka Stampofile
A Ginger: AFS fashionista dressed to the nines in Africa bush (see Suzy)
AFS Bragasaurous: Boasts of number of AFS trips done
Clientilicious: Handsome/pretty AFS client or AFS poster boy/girl
Recycled Queen: Wearing same outfits over and over on trip
LCC: Local Currency Challenged
AFS Rainman: Someone who knows currency, weather, distances off the top of their head
A Cliff Clavin: Someone who claims to know more than our professional licensed guide and is always wrong
LOL: Luggage Over Limit
Global Guru: been everywhere
EUO: Europe Only Client
Water Baby: cruise only client
3rd Worldaphobe: needs American amenities
Destination Diva: luxury trips only
AFS Guide Sponge: one who hogs guides attention on group tours
BCNT:  Big Cheap Non-Tripper
Scattered & Smothered: AFS client needing special assistance
AFS Cloneables: fun AFS group members
Mix Master: client masters the art of mixing & mingling
Discovery Dreamer: Only travels by Discovery/Nat Geo channels
GTL’s:  Gracious Travel Leaders aka our trip escorts
Squatty Potty: no western toilet
Target Practice: the art of using a squat toilet
ET: client always trying to phone home
Chainsaw Massacre: loud snoring room mate
PC: Punctually Challenged
PTSD: Post Travel Sadness Disorder
AFS Recovery Wizard: never affected by jetlag
TZS: Travel Zombie Syndrome after long-haul flight
AFS Trip Purgatory: the period one waits until thrilling departure


Can you think of more?  If so email them to Suzy.