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Cappadocia Turkey: Basket Case

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Larry Mathews from America. Thanks for your entry Larry! When I first saw the words, “Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise”, I crossed them off of our proposed itinerary.  Having taken several customized private tours over the years, I’ve learned to … Continued

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My Incredible India

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Fang Wei Goh from Singapore. Thanks for your entry Fang Wei! India is a country that I have been to 5 times since 2009. People visit India for their own various reasons; some are followers of the late spiritual guru Sai Baba … Continued

London Callings: Originality counts?

Originality Counts? London is a city that has been wildly saturated by the global world. The five block radius around my apartment had no less than five starbucks, two pret-a-mangers, two Massimo Duttis, two Ranoush Juices, and I could go on for days. Its almost as much of a transplanted cultural dumping ground as Dubai … Continued

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South Africa: An Alternative Weekend for Me

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Melissa Coleman from England. Thanks for your entry Melissa! After just 2 hours in The Green Elephant hostel, Cape Town, I met an American group who invited me to join them for their hike up Table Mountain. Sunday morning soon arrived as … Continued

Travel and Diet: Are You Ready for Battle Soldier?

Travel and Diet: Can it be done? I lost sixty pounds during my sabbatical in Asia in 2008-9! YES YOU CAN TOO! I reviewed Laura J Wellington’s book for the Huffington Post. Please enjoy my review below: Book Review: The Four Star Diet: Based Upon the Wisdom of General Colin Powell & Other Ridiculously Brilliant … Continued

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Alaska: The Whale and the Trampoline

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Rachel Zimmerman Brachman from Canada and now the United States. Thanks for your entry Rachel! Something puzzled me as I drove my rented all-terrain vehicle through Barrow, Alaska.   Why did so many homes have trampolines in their yards?  In a … Continued

Yangon: Through the Open Window (video)

WATCH: Yangon, Through the Open Window Our night in Yangon began with finding a hotel. After seeing several hostels, we settled for a room at Beautyland II. There were a few issues including the room having broken air conditioning. The two fans kept us cool. The open window did turn out to be an opportunity … Continued

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Venice: A Break From Reality

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Suzi Richer from England. Thanks for your entry Suzi! “The next talk, about Peggy Guggenheim’s life, will be in 5 minutes. We’ll meet just by the steps, people can perch on the wall in the sun if they want to,” shouts … Continued

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A Place I Love: Antwerp

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Sofie Couwenbergh from Belgium. Thanks for your entry Sofie! After discussing the fabulous world of the Efteling, I’m taking it back to a ‘normal’ city today: Antwerp. After four years of studying Literature and Linguistics in Leuven I moved to Antwerp … Continued

Portugal: Land of Pure Delight

by Terrance Richardson  The mention of this beautiful country conjures up images of white sandy beaches, great food, and adventure around every corner just waiting to be discovered.         Lisbon Considered a top destination by many, Lisbon is home to some of the top tourist destinations in Portugal. Gothic cathedrals, monasteries, and … Continued

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