Purple Clover: Our Sabbatical Adventure

September 1st, 2013

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Thank you to Purple Clover for publishing my story about Our Sabbatical Adventure. Five years ago, Apple’s App store opened, Kindle was brand-new, Skype was not yet a verb, and my then-boyfriend/now-husband George and I flew to Tahiti to start a one-year sabbatical adventure. I chose to leap for love and was unsure how a … Continued

WATCH: 36 Boat trip on Inle Lake October 20, 2012, Myanmar (Burma) We asked the team at Golden Empress Hotel to help us arrange a boat trip on the Lake. With Ya and Nop from Bangkok, we spent the day exploring and we saw the famous Leg rowers, local fisherman, and the Weaving Factory. Khit Sunn … Continued

Thank you to Jonny Blair for interviewing us on Don’t Stop Living! WORLD TRAVELLERS: LISA AND GEORGE FROM WE SAID GO TRAVEL It’s time to meet Lisa and George who have recently launched their travel memoir, Traveling In Sin!! Lisa and George also run the highly successful travel site “We Said Go Travel”. It’s a … Continued

An interview with author, Tiffany Hawk How did you go from flight attendant to travel writer? I’ve spent most of my life trying to travel for free or even get paid to travel. After college, some of my friends did the whole backpacking through Europe thing, but I didn’t have anything resembling a savings account … Continued

Hello from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia! After three and a half months in Thailand, we crossed the border during Hari Raya into Malaysia. The end of Ramadan meant the streets and hotels were crowded in Penang. We found space at Hotel Hong Ping, which we would recommend to travelers in the area. The staff was very … Continued

WATCH: 32 Late Night Music Nyuang Shwe, Myanmar (Burma) George played guitar in the streets of Nyuang Shwe with several new friends and old. I liked the song for my birthday! It was the beginning of a great celebration! See more about our happy birthday events with friends especially chocolate banana pancakes in our next movie. … Continued

Penn Quakers Pounce and Reality TV Saves Lives Author: Lisa Niver Rajna, CAS’89 Studying at the University of Pennsylvania, I learned fast and worked hard. As my studies focused on science and liberal arts, I never took a class in finance even though The Wharton School is renowned the world over for business. While watching Shark … Continued

WATCH: 31 Bus from Bagan to Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)   We decided to take the Tourist bus from Bagan to Inle Lake. We woke up at 6:30am, had a quick breakfast at 6:45am and a 7am bus pickup for the 7:30am bus, but we got picked up after 7:30am, and the bus left around 8am … Continued

Thank you to Women’s Adventure Magazine for publishing my story, When Relationships Are Challenged by Extreme Travel. My other title was “Sobbing While Snorkeling.” By Lisa Niver Rajna Five years ago when George and I flew into Thailand for the first time together, I thought I was going to cry in the airport. I gave up … Continued

Watch: 30 Bagan Day Six, Myanmar (Burma) For our sixth day of exploring in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) we again traveled by bicycle. Today we took our bikes to Nyuang U market. George got his shirt fixed and I bought a bag from Mee Mee Tin. We took in the river views at The Beach Bagan and … Continued