Sometimes the best way to remember moments is through photography. There are times I’ll pick up a photo album or an old post online and only remember its finest details through imagery. A sunset photo in the Negev Desert in Israel helps me recall the taste of warm Bedouin tea in tents that evening, or a photo … Continued

For our first ever 2017 Best in Travel Photo Award, share your favorite shot! Why do you love it? How did you create it?  Submit a photo taken in the last two years. Thank you for your participation! Lisa Niver, We Said Go Travel Date: Enter from August 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017 Theme: Your Favorite Photo Deadline: Enter by … Continued

The west has some amazing parks and the diversification is mind blowing. In 1872 when Ulysses S Grant declared Yellowstone as America’s first National Park, the nation preserved a treasure. Containing the majority of the world’s geysers, Yellowstone is a massive park and a one stop destination for exploration. Ask potential first time visitors what they … Continued

I came to wander almost every city street in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Africa because the hotel receptionist said to me, “A map? You don’t need a map, getting lost is half the fun.” She was right. And there was no map anyway. Calling the narrow passages that were also unofficial obstacles courses ‘streets’ might have … Continued

The challenge posed by this site is to make sense of the scattered remains of a former strong Southeast Asian empire’s capital.  The historic city of Ayutthaya gained global importance due to its strategic trading location and strong diplomatic networks that were highly prized by the Chinese, Indians, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, and even the British. … Continued

The evening sun – a vivid and striking shade of orange – descended behind a passel of skyscrapers, making way for the night that imperceptibly drew a blanket of darkness over the Hong Kong sky. As I stood there by the roadside, a lone figure cast in the shadow of dusk, I allowed the street … Continued

I had to go to Paris because I’m going somewhere else. Yes, I needed a Schengen Visa and (they say,) the easiest way to get a multiple-entry visa is via the French embassy. And so the Paris trip happened. Honestly, I never really thought it would be a good idea to be roaming around Paris, … Continued