Vermont: 50 Shades of Green

Vermont: 50 Shades of Green Beyond its partially-trussed shoulders, and sensually curved back, beyond its juicy, succulent berries, Vermont is a place that emanates a pheromone that smells more pine than Axe. And yet it somehow manages to excite in ways unexpected. The favored car is not a Porsche, rather a Subaru. The state color … Continued

My Journey in Nigeria -Ikare Akoko- Ondo State

I actually did my one year voluntary National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme after graduation in Ondo state, south west Nigeria. The state is five times bigger than Lagos state-Nigeria , the commercial hub of the entire West Africa  and most populous city in Africa. However it is sparsely populated having less than one tenth … Continued

Going Deep In Queens 1 – Flushing

  Question – how do you shoehorn the best Queens has to offer into a single quixotic, mega-hang? Answer – you just do. (I’ll trust that when you read the rest of this article you’ll know the answer to the other obvious question – “why would I want to”.) I write a blog dedicated to … 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

Aquincum – The Roman Ruins of Budapest

The capital of Hungary, Budapest, conjures images of a cruise on the Danube, wine tasting, spicy foods, Sziget Festival and thermal baths, sprinkled with historical places such as the Fishermen’s Bastion. But few travelers know that, not very far from the very well-known sites of Budapest, there is an interesting Roman gem, waiting to be … Continued

Kenya: Holding Elijah

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Ken Budd: This article won a Gold SATW award in October 2015 I’m carrying two-year-old Elijah, seeking shade to escape the Kenyan sun. My wife Julie and I are volunteering for two weeks at the Calvary Zion children’s home near Mombasa, helping (we hope) the home’s three “mothers,” who care for 40 … 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

Northern Seoul – “Rice wine, Monks, and Sheep”

Thank you to Chris Backe for sharing one of his Seoul Itineraries with us from his book, Weird and Wonderful Korea “Welcome to Korea! An introduction: South Korea – home of soju, kimchi, and love motels. Presented here are the weird and wonderful parts of Korea – the places that tourists rarely reach and even locals don’t know … Continued

Greece: Walk On The Wild Side

Greece: Walk On The Wild Side As you’re going up the Asterousia mountains, it occurs to you. What if the car stalls and quits, then what? You check your watch for the umpteenth time. The road sign said thirty k., you’ve been driving for over forty minutes and no sea in sight. Just as you’re … Continued

HuffPostBooks: Sharing the Secrets for Self-Mastery

In his book, Awakened Leadership: Beyond Self-Mastery, Alan Shelton shares stories of his journey of transformation across decades and continents. His self-actualization to become an integrated awakened leader shines as an example of possibility to others. One of his gifts to leadership thinking is the new word: “intellectuality, the ability to be engaged in the shared … Continued

We Said Go Travel

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