Nepal: Jubilation and Revelation

Nepal: Jubilation and Revelation on the Annapurna Circuit We are hiking up a steep slippery path in early morning darkness when George slips, rolls over and pukes three times. With the light of my torch I see how pale and sick he is. George has been struggling with altitude sickness for the past few days … Continued

Myanmar: Birthday Wishes (video)

Tomorrow is my 46th birthday, October 18, 2013. Last year, I donated my birthday to raise money for Solar Cookers. I asked friends in Myanmar to help me have 45 people say Happy Birthday to me in 45 languages! What do I want for my birthday this year? I would love you to BUY OUR … Continued

Montana: Shimmering Still

Montana: Shimmering Still The light in the mountainous bowl shifted so tenderly, dusk seemed to last for most of the afternoon. After three months of being on the road, putting on my backpack for a trip into the subalpine terrain of Glacier National Park felt like a welcomed break. The hours of yellow and white … Continued

Mozambique Swimming with Dolphins Adventure Part 2

Mozambique Swimming with Dolphins Adventure Part 1 The skipper quickly gained our trust as he effortlessly negotiated the breaking waves. When clear, he cut-off the engines so we could remove our life jackets. And we all began our eager search for dolphins, and there they were, a pod of 14 bottlenose dolphins swimming close to … Continued

#LosAngeles: See you TONIGHT October 16

SEE YOU TONIGHT at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel 7pm RSVP: Click here! Please join us LIVE October 16 at Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles for a travel talk! If not, join us October 23 for an  online webinar with the University of Pennsylvania on Exotic Burma! More of our recent news: Aloha Hawaii, Hello Los Angeles Our recent … Continued

Cambodia: Back to the Heart

Cambodia: Back to the Heart of Youth Work People have asked me “Why? Why teach abroad? You have everything at home. A support system: family, a girlfriend, a job. Why do it?” Nowadays, with company cut-backs and layoffs, seniority is no longer a factor. It’s about the business’s survival not yours. Job security is dead. … Continued

Nepal: Dance Practise

The girls sit in a line in front of me, eagerly watching the instructor as he starts to explain the task. He walks around the open hallway in front of them carrying a handful of items that the girls know well, such as an embroidered scarf, a ceramic round water jug and a metal plate. … Continued

Water-Borne Love in Varanasi

Water-Borne Love in Varanasi Awe. It’s not a three-letter word. More like a three-letter feeling that is known to inject rapid bursts of Faith, Hope and Love, into disillusioned grown-ups and children. Now the story I am about to narrate does not involve ravines, Burning Men or shooting stars. This particular story is simpler, shorter but … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel