Nigeria: Calm Bar

Nigeria: Calm Bar Independence! That’s one thing I had always sort my whole life. I was not born into a life of cream, drug nor violence. But I just grew increasingly dissatisfied about living that right about when this essay began; I badly needed a specialist to keep living. So, as he gazed at me … Continued

Myanmar: Late Night Music Nyuang Shwe (video)

WATCH: 32 Late Night Music Nyuang Shwe, Myanmar (Burma) George played guitar in the streets of Nyuang Shwe with several new friends and old. I liked the song for my birthday! It was the beginning of a great celebration! See more about our happy birthday events with friends especially chocolate banana pancakes in our next movie. … Continued

Colorado, USA: A Gift of Snow

There’s a field off of a growing road in a growing town in central Colorado. For most of the year, that field sits between an underfunded public school and a fire station, within earshot of a busy highway. For most of the year, that field is dirt and dry-brush. A hiding place for snakes and … Continued

A Love Note to Mumbai, India

“Welcome to Mumbai International airport, the outside temperature is 30 degree Celsius…”, the landing announcement came on while my mind wandered off. I was 22, moving to Mumbai, often dubbed India’s own New York, from my small town down in South India. Unfamiliar faces and language was what was ahead, but I was thrilled. This … Continued

Penn Quakers Pounce and Reality TV Saves Lives

Penn Quakers Pounce and Reality TV Saves Lives Author: Lisa Niver Rajna, CAS’89 Studying at the University of Pennsylvania, I learned fast and worked hard. As my studies focused on science and liberal arts, I never took a class in finance even though The Wharton School is renowned the world over for business. While watching Shark … Continued

Birthday in New York

Birthday in New York, NY The trip to New York was a present to me on my fiftieth birthday and a good enough excuse to be extravagant so I booked my stay at a popular expensive hotel in Times Square, the pulsating hub of Manhattan. Over weeks, I’d been jotting entries in my red notebook … Continued

Malaysia: Driving Blind in Kuala Lumpur

We drove to Kuala Lumpur so we could catch a flight to China the next morning. There was no point in staying at an expensive hotel in the city centre. The Family Hotel in Klang was a little old, but the shabby flooring and fixtures were clean. I had arranged to meet a friend at … Continued

Myanmar: Bus from Bagan to Inle Lake (video)

WATCH: 31 Bus from Bagan to Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)   We decided to take the Tourist bus from Bagan to Inle Lake. We woke up at 6:30am, had a quick breakfast at 6:45am and a 7am bus pickup for the 7:30am bus, but we got picked up after 7:30am, and the bus left around 8am … Continued

The Pace of Freedom in Brookings, Oregon

Freedom is slow. It lacks the weariness and worry of the workday. Freedom strolls through the hours as if it had all the time in the world. Every moment seems to matter and to sharpen into clarity. No more the wicked counting of minutes. No more the squeal of the alarm clock. No more the … Continued

Philippines: Biking Bohol

Comprising more than 7000 islands, the Republic of the Philippines offers travellers an extensive catalogue of potential experiences: From hiking the ancient rice terraces of Sagada to rafting the rapids at Pagsanjan; from climbing dormant volcanoes to diving diverse reefs. With so many headline attractions, it can be difficult to decide how to spend one’s … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel