Meet the Nomads: FLIP Interview

December 27th, 2012

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Lisa and George had the pleasure recently to be interviewed on Flipnomad.com. Read the first question: How did you discover your passion for travelling? George: “I learned how much I loved to travel through my parents especially my mom. We took family trips to the Bahamas, Mexico, Hawaii and Israel. It was such a passion for … Continued

George’s first article published on the Huffington Post website!   It starts: A few weeks ago my wife, Lisa Niver Rajna, published an article in the Huffington Post titled, “Terrorized By My Bike, 5 Years until I am 50.” She pondered whether she was still up for adventure at her age and why she was … Continued

My article on the 45×45 Project was featured on the Huffington Post website this December. First Paragraph: During the time around Thankgiving, I always think about gratitude. For my 45th birthday (October 18), I created a project 45×45. For the 45 days before I turned 45 I asked 45 people to donate $45 in order to … Continued

Video: Bangkok in the Rain Watching the rain from Rambuttri Village Inn lobby seemed like being on a movie set. I had never seen it rain so hard for so long. People were walking into the lobby soaking wet. It almost seemed like the movie, The Truman Show, where someone stood over you with a … Continued

My article on the Phaung Daw Oo Festival at Inle Lake was featured in print in The Myanmar Times, the English Language Paper of Myanmar (Burma). It begins: When I arrived in Myanmar on September 28, 2012, I planned our 27 days of travel so that we could see the famous leg rowers and Phaung … Continued

Video: Fire Dancing at Big Blue There are many choices for evening entertainment at Sairee Beach, Koh Tao, Thailand. We met travel memoir author, Torre DeRoche and Ivan at Fizz for drinks and then moved down the beach to Big Blue for our favorite fire dancer. Most of the staff at both places are Burmese. … Continued

Video: Hiking 5 beaches of Koh Tao, Thailand, Janson Bay, Sai Nuan 1, Sai Nuan 2, Chalok Baan Kao, Thian Og Bay We Said Go Travel http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ From September 19-23, 2012, we stayed at Sairee Beach at Pranee Guesthouse (500B $16usd with breakfast and fan). Our first two hikes were to Hin Wong Beach and … Continued

Enjoying Koh Tao We stayed at Sairee Beach at the Pranee Guesthouse (500B $16usd with breakfast and fan) September 19-23, 2012. Day 1 (September 20) Hin Wong, very steep walk from Sairee Town, great snorkeling with clams, puffer fish, stingray in crystal clear water. While the snorkeling was fantastic, there was real beach to relax … Continued

Wipeout! Yard Sale! Knocked Down but I get up AGAIN They say third time is the charm but not sure if that is true if you wind up bloody. In Koh Phangan we went for a walk from Haad Yao to Haad Salad to  Mae Haad and back again. All three bays are pretty but … Continued