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My Adventures in Mali

This is an entry to the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest by Sophie Felton of Leeds, UK. Thank you Sophie! Recently, there was a series on the BBC called ‘Why Poverty?’ It looked at different aspects of poverty in different countries and explored what affected it, and what effects it had on others. One … Continued

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Cape Breton Island: This is my Heaven

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Andrea MacEachern, Nova Scotia, Canada. Thanks for your entry Andrea! I know what heaven looks like from many angles. I’ve looked down on it from atop the great mountain to the East.  I’ve admired it from the glorious valley to the West.  … Continued

If You’re Traveling in the North Country Fair… Part 1

  Even though few therapists would agree, sometimes neglect paths to the best possible outcome. Such is the case with the Adirondacks, whose fierce geography, unproductive soil, and hard weather diverted early American settlers to more benign plots. As a result, a state of raw wilderness maintained into the 19th century. Some credit the turning … Continued

Inspiration Travel Writing Contest: Do it Today!

We hope that today, February 14th, you are INSPIRED to enter our contest! We Said Go Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes, Raffle WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its 2013 Travel Writing Contest with a $200 first-place prize and no fee for entry. The theme for the Winter 2013 contest is “Inspiration: A Place … Continued

Park City, Utah in the 70’s

The Park City Rental Company invited me to share my recollections of Park City Past. In 1979, I remember when we finally got to Park City because of the traffic light. There was such a long stretch of nothing where the Red Stone Mall is now, and then we would turn right at the light … Continued

Write A Post: Travel Literature for You, Part 3

Winter 2013–We Said Go Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes, Raffle WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its 2013 Travel Writing Contest with a $200 first-place prize and no fee for entry. The theme for the Winter 2013 contest is “Inspiration: A Place you Love.” We hope your article will encourage others to consider going … Continued

Antarctica: So You’ve Decided to go? Next Steps…

It’s been a lifelong dream, you’ve been inspired by the BBC’s Frozen Planet, you’ve just seen a friend’s photos from their trip or you are a frequent traveller who only has one continent left on their bucket list.  Whatever the reason, the decision has been made: Antarctica will be your next travel destination. Now what? … Continued

Extreme Wine Regions

There are the classic wine-making regions: the Rhône Valley, Chianti, Douro and many more. Prestige has often dictated that the most famous and respected vineyards lie within a relatively small corner of Western Europe, with notable exceptions. However, grapes are being grown in some seemingly inhospitable climates and strange locations all over the world. These … Continued

Books on the Bus: 130 Hours in India

During this sabbatical year in Asia, my husband, George, has inspired me to follow the road less traveled. Over the last seven weeks from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mumbai (Bombay), we have spent nearly 130 hours on buses and trains traversing and learning about parts of the East and West coasts of India. During the 10- … Continued

Best US Road Trips

Think of the USA and you think of road trips, whether it’s Thelma and Louise, On the Road, Easy Rider, the life-changing journey made in The Grapes of Wrath or even the goody-baddy buddies like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid or Bonnie and Clyde. They’re all on road trips of one kind or another. … Continued

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