The Independents’ That Summer column has now been running for a decade. Writers contribute holiday tales where the only criteria is a memorable experience.

From awkward fumbles with French exchange students to getting arrested in awkward places, the tales vary in nature (and quality) but ultimately sex and danger are the common factors. The best stories tend to be those combining both.

To celebrate the column’s tenth birthday, Simon Calder (the Indie’s travel section editor) has collated the best into a book.