Greetings from Afghanistan

“Greetings from Afghanistan” is written by our friend, Shane, who is working with USAID. He was in the Peace Corps with George in Paraguay. We hope he will send us many posts from his experiences; here is his first one: Hello friends and family, I have arrived in Kandahar, after a long week in Kabul. … Continued

Uttaradit to Sukhothai

  Our Thailand adventures in 2008 including meeting Alanna and Atom at the falafel cart on Koh San Road in Bangkok. George and I met so many wonderful vagabonds, travelers and explorers on our journey. We will be bringing you more and more of their stories on our expanded site. Enjoy Alanna’s adventure: Uttaradit to … Continued

Wandering the Westside

A Wonderful Weekend in Downtown Manhattan Arriving in style from JFK to the Upper East side with Groundlink, I knew I started my weekend well. I loved my airport pickup with Richard in his brand new Mercedes. Groundlink’s app is easy to use and their service will be starting soon in Los Angeles, I can’t … Continued

Wanderlust and Volunteerism

“Wanderlust is a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about,” as defined by Dictionary.com. Traveling is a requirement for George and I and right now we are in Hawaii. Lucky for you, Christine Maxfield offered to share about her recent year of volunteerism around the globe. I know you will be inspired by her … Continued

Lisa in her first shoot!

Metamorphosis: The Website and I

“Just when the caterpillar thought her world was over, she became a butterfly.” I have always felt connected to science, transformation, and especially to the process by which fuzzy caterpillars become butterflies. Butterflies and their metamorphosis were even the focus of my Bat Mitzvah speech at the age of thirteen. I just did not realize … Continued

Penghu: The Hawaii of Taiwan?

Lonely Planet Taiwan calls the Penghu Islands the “Hawaii of Taiwan.” Might Penghu be like an old-time Hawaii? And as a place known for its fishing industry, Penghu seems like a destination far from the tourist trail, a place with a major Matsu festival and therefore a tantalizing prospect for exploration.In search of the festival … Continued

Luxury Spiritual Quest to Bali, Special Savings!

Special Travel offer for friends of We Said Go Travel Visit BALI in APRIL or SEPTEMBER 2012 for a luxury spiritual tour to Indonesia. See the sites where Elizabeth Gilbert found love and adventure! Book by March 17th and mention We Said Go Travel for this incredible discount: The Eat Pray Love Bali: Dates: April … Continued

Lisa is a L.E.A.N Traveler!

Staying Fit and Lean Recently I was interviewed for L.E.A.N. Traveler about staying fit while traveling. I lost sixty pounds from when I first met George to when we got married! Here is part of the L.E.A.N. Traveler interview: What are your top three tips for staying lean while traveling?My top three tips for staying … Continued

Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning

Here is the beginning of my review of Marc Prensky’s book: Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning.  Reading Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning by Marc Prensky was a fantastic experience. This book details the importance of real learning is our students. As a teacher, I am always looking to share connections with … Continued

International Educator: Lisa Niver Rajna

Dr. Jessie Voights interviewed me for the Profiles in International Education Section on her site Wandering Educators. Read about me on Wandering Educators! Here is the beginning of the Interview: Lisa Niver Rajna is our Geography Awareness Editor, a world traveler, and a science teacher in Los Angeles, California. Think that science isn’t international? Think … Continued

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