Breaking Bad: Triumphs and Tragedies

Breaking Bad: Triumphs and Tragedies

As the 10 days of awe begin, I wonder about good and evil and what is the moral thing to do. As Breaking Bad comes to an end, I wonder “How Can We Empower All People to Fuel Their Passions and Choose Reality Over Drugs?” Triumphs and Tragedies recounts the life story of Karl B. … Continued

Myanmar: Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival (video)

WATCH: 38 Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival in Nyuang Shwe, near Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma) All week the people have been preparing for the Golden Buddhas to arrive for the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival in Nyuang Shwe. On October 21, they finished building everything. From 5am on October 22, there was music. At 8am, people … Continued

Fun in the Philippines

Happy September and L’Shana Tova (Happy Jewish New Year!) Do you get our newsletter? This is from our recent news: Fun in the Philippines Our two weeks of travel in the Philippines have been varied and fantastic! Our visit included sharing the underwater world of Balicasag with giant turtles and a tornado of jack fish as well … Continued

Udaipur: Changing the World One Bottle at a Time

Thank you to Charu at the Butterfly Diary for publishing my article about India: “Raft Building on the Banks of the Lake Palace, Udaipur: Changing the World One Bottle at a Time.” I thought sharing this piece on backpackers changing the world was a good fit for Rosh Hashannah, the beginning of the Jewish New … Continued

Winners: Independence Travel Writing Contest

Thank you to all our writers from our 2013 Independence Travel Writing Contest! One hundred and eighty-eight writers from thirty-one countries participated to write about seventy-three countries for our contest! The writers are from Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Republic … Continued

Myanmar: Biking Inle Lake (video)

WATCH: 37 Biking Inle Lake Myanmar (Burma) Our first stop was to figure out our transportation back to Mandalay. We met friendly five year-old Mimi. On the road, we saw a group practicing their leg rowing. The ride was beautiful—we saw red lotus flowers, fields and many animals. The road was not so good so … Continued

Purple Clover: Our Sabbatical Adventure

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

Myanmar: Boat trip on Inle Lake (video)

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

Don’t Stop Living Interview with Jonny Blair

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

Myanmar: Biking Inle Lake and Village Leg Rowers After School(video)

WATCH: 35 Biking Inle Lake and Village Leg Rowers After School, Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar: Biking Inle Lake and Village Leg Rowers After School(video) We Said Go Travel http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ October 19, 2012 After the biking in Bagan, I was not sure about biking around Inle Lake. I thought, “Can I do it?” It was supposedly thirty minutes … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel