From Flight Attendant to Travel Writer

August 27th, 2013

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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

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Meet up with local travel bloggers and anyone else who is passing through town! We’ll eat at the best banana leaf in town, Nirwana Cafe in Bangsar. 8 o’clock sharp! See you there! 43 Jalan Telawi 3, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar, Malaysia RSVP on Facebook and for more details.   More information about … Continued

Thank you to Greg Rodgers and the Asia Travel section of About.com for publishing George’s article: Top 5 Places to Go in Myanmar 1. Bagan Temples: Bagan, a vast, spectacular desert dotted with stunning varied temples can be toured by bike or vehicle. This extravagant temple complex is the highlight of a trip to Myanmar … Continued