Winners: Gratitude Writing Contest 2014

March 11th, 2015

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Thank you to all the writers who participated in the 2014 Gratitude Writing Contest! I hope you will choose to share your stories. The 2015 Independence Writing Contest will open in May 2015 and close on July 4, 2015.  The 2015 Inspiration Writing Contest entries are being published and the winners will be announced in June. Over sixteen hundred … Continued

We could never get there fast enough. I still feel that way, even today. We had to make the sandwiches, tuna fish on sliced sourdough. The canned tuna had to be mixed with the right ratio of mayonnaise, finely chopped red onion and dill pickle relish. Always dill relish, never sweet. My mom didn’t like … Continued

We Said Go Travel Latest News: Navigating NYC & Nicaragua Our third and final country for Central America is Nicaragua. After two weeks in Panama, 10 days in Costa Rica and a few weeks in Nicaragua, we are on our way back to Malaysia. Being able to speak Spanish and communicate easily has been extremely … Continued

Last year, around this time I wrote an article about an experience I had when I traveled to Granada, Nicaragua in 2011. I remember the positive and negative feedback that I received from some of the readers. I wrote the article to inspired individuals to observe the similarities that some Americans have with some Nicaraguans. … Continued

Taylor from US City Traveler asked us and 33 other travel bloggers: What’s the one thing you wish you’d known before you started traveling? Enjoy the article for great advice from many travelers from all over the planet. CHECK OUT THE EASY DOES IT SECTION for our answers! 6. George: “How easy it was to travel independently.” Lisa: “Before … Continued

  In 1972 an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck Nicaragua and destroyed its capital city, Managua.  The events following this devastating natural disaster contributed greatly to the Sandinista Revolution a few years later.  I visited Nicaragua at the beginning of the civil war.  My first inkling of trouble occurred at the border, where … Continued