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

Dubai, UAE: The Fun Factor Depends on You

I constantly hear people talking about not seeing the draw of Dubai.  After visiting the country several times I realize that it is not the city that has a problem, it is the mindset of the travelers passing through.  Dubai has been turned from an everyday city into a booming business and cultural center as … Continued

Unforgettable Cuba

Last spring when I was researching potential places to take my yearly holiday, a number of destinations were put on the table. Costa Rica, Barbados, Cuba and various places in the United States such as Texas, Illinois, Montana and California all made the final cut but in the end, it was Cuba that won the … Continued

Malaysia: My Place in Life

More than a decade after qualifying as a Doctor and having bounced around various jobs in India and the UK, I am now practising in a College in Melaka, Malaysia, charged with sharing my knowledge with budding Doctors and Dentists. Hence, most of the time I spend my days shuttling between classes and clinics dreaming … Continued

Night Diving in Koh Tao, Thailand

Night Diving in Koh Tao, Thailand “Scuba diving is easy! It’s not rocket surgery!” Magnus, our Swedish scuba diving instructor told us with a grin. My fellow PADI classmates looked at one another before I sheepishly asked, “You mean rocket science?” “Ah! Yes! Scuba diving isn’t Rocket Science!” Over the next few days, we learned … Continued

Bhutan a Happier Place With Books

Bhutan a Happier Place With Books (co-authored with Laura Hubber) When Claire Thomsen was 11, her parents pulled the rug out from her comfortable Malibu existence. They sold the family business, rented out the house, and spent the year roving the world, 27 countries in all, with Claire in tow. Instead of entering middle school … Continued

Ghana: Small Victories

I started the morning off with a bucket shower. I attempted to scoop up water that had the least amoeba-like creatures wriggling in it. I always found it a help that not wearing glasses while showering allowed me to employ the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ kind of thinking that was needed when pouring … Continued

Mozambique Swimming with Dolphins Adventure Part 1

The real adventure began when we found ourselves lost in the sand dunes of Mozambique. On crossing over the Kosi Bay border in South Africa to Mozambique, one is confronted with mounds of soft white silky sand – in fact hills and valleys of the stuff. Someone’s car ahead of us had succumbed to the … Continued

South Africa: Finding My Field

The Field I was sitting in the warm sunshine of a secluded field, surrounded by unfamiliar trees and bushes when it hit me. I’d done it. I had conquered my fears and mastered my trepidations, which lead me to have the most powerful moment of my life. I was proud of myself and in such … Continued

Myanmar: Leaving Mandalay For Thailand (video)

WATCH: 43 Leaving Mandalay and Myanmar (Burma) For Thailand http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ We Said Go Travel Our scheduled 7am taxi came at 6:40am. We ate a quick breakfast and got in the shared taxi. The new toll road stole land from farms. There are no traffic lights or merge, and we went over train tracks—that could be messy. … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel