This China Airlines Ad Makes Travel Sound Absolutely Dreadful. And It’s a Huge Hit

You might come home chubbier, broke, pregnant or...haunted?

A young woman returns from Bangkok with a few extra pounds—but she's one of the luckier ones in this humorously counterintuitive travel spot. China Airlines

Airlines love to tell you all sorts of reasons to travel more, but they usually don’t mention the likelihood that you’ll get unexpectedly pregnant, injured, inked, married or plagued by a cursed keepsake.

@griner David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."