Flying Away: Will you Love me Anyway?

June 7th, 2013

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Meet Author, Tiffany Hawk, tonight, June 7 at 7pm at Book Soup in Los Angeles. In Tiffany Hawk’s novel, Love Me Anyway: A Novel, Emily and KC seek new lives flying towards their unrealized dreams. Approaching their new job as United Airlines flight attendants from different runways, Emily explains, “For KC, picking up and heading … Continued

In The First Rule of Swimming: A Novel by Courtney Angela Brkic, Luka taught his granddaughter: “The first rule of swimming was to stay afloat.” Madgalena and Jadranka, two sisters who grew up on Rosmarina Island, Croatia, must find a path to balance in this novel. Through the details of decades of family history during the war … Continued

{EAV:7e8cb12e92a3df88} WATCH: 19 Monywa Arrival and Night Market, Myanmar (Burma) See video 18 for the 12-hour journey from Hsipaw to Monywa. This video starts with our arrival in Monywa. After our long journey, we needed to find a place to stay. Unfortunately the Shwe Taung Tarn has definitely seen better days and even for $15 with … Continued

Thank you to Deb and Dave of The PlanetD for sharing my story from Myanmar: “Finding Love Through the Shwedagon Pagoda.” Don’t believe dreams come true? It happened to me and it can happen to you!I found love through the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar (Burma). One event connected to another and changed my entire life. … Continued

WATCH: 18 Hsipaw to Monywa by Bus, Myanmar (Burma) A twelve-hour trek in Myanmar: from Hsipaw to Mandalay to Monywa by bus! We had a 4:30am wake-up, for a 5am pickup by bus at Mr. Charles (it was very convenient—there were ten of us going from our guest house). I think bus left town on time … Continued

Sawadeekah from Thailand! We were able to acquire with no hassle a sixty-day visa for Thailand in the Malaysian City of Kota Bharu, which literally means New City. Armed with our extended stay visa, we were off on buses, trains, vans in search of fantastic Thai food. A fellow traveler, John, told us the best … Continued

  Stephen King shares his personal life story and philosophy on learning to write well in his book, On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft. As he says, “I believe large numbers of people have at least some talent as writers and storytellers, and that those talents can be strengthened and sharpened.” … Continued

WATCH: 17 Hsipaw by Bicycle, Myanmar (Burma) From Mr. Charles guest house, we explored Hsipaw by bicycle. We saw a family taking their ox cart to the central market. I loved seeing the ox cart on the street. I almost feel like I traveled back in time to when everyone only used an ox cart. We … Continued

We Said Go Travel was named a Top 1% Influencer in Travel in May 2013! Thanks Kred! What is Kred? “Kred, created by social analytics leader PeopleBrowsr, measures influence in online communities connected by interests. Kred celebrates the personal influence and generosity at the heart of human relationships-tight groups of friends and subject matter experts. Kred … Continued

WATCH: 16 Enjoying Hsipaw Town, Myanmar (Burma)  While in Hsipaw, we wandered the town and saw many changes. The movie theater is gone and there is a brand new bank and store that sells solar panels. Most people still wear traditional longyi and there are many types of trucks and tractors in the street. We stayed … Continued