Working from anywhere in the world with OFX

Working from anywhere in the world with OFX An Irish pub in a small backstreet of Dublin.  A bustling ramen shop in Tokyo.  A quiet hotel room in Sydney.  What do these seemingly random places all have in common?  They are all places that people might be able to call their office.  This kind of … Continued

Manhattan Beach’s Zinc at Shade Hotel

Manhattan Beach or “Westport” as us east coast transplants like to call it is a beachside community filled with gorgeous dreamy California mansion-style homes all nestled together hanging over the creamy sand with sparkly rolling waves. For those of us in central Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach offers an escape from the madness to a small … Continued

Finding Freedom: Why is God Laughing?

Where do you find freedom? For me, traveling and reading books have been ways to find the experiences of freedom. In Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey’s recent 21 day meditation experience, I listened to Deepak talk about the ways to experience freedom. In my new Travel Writing Award, I invite you to share where you … Continued

Brian Monnin & the Galapagos Kids

Some years ago I put together a book, Paths Less Traveled, for which I dispatched well-known authors to adventure destinations and asked them to write of their experience. Tom Robbins reported from Tanzania; Bobbie Ann Mason from New Zealand; Edward Hoagland from Yemen; Roy Blount, Jr. from the Amazon, and on. For the Galapagos I … Continued

Make International Money Transfers Easy with OFX

  Make International Money Transfers Easy with OFX Transferring your money internationally can be expensive and stressful. We Said Go Travel has partnered with OFX to secure preferential rates and no fees on international money transfers. OFX services can be used for transfers such as salary, purchasing a home, family support, managing investments, and general relocation … Continued

May 20th: Writing opportunities from Hourglass, Writer’s Digest and more!

As another week comes and goes, let’s take a look at some of the exciting writing contests, events and opportunities out there! WSGT’s new Travel Writing Award July 4, 2016 We’ve been busy promo’ing our new Independence Writing Award! It’s been shared via Johnny Jet’s Contest Round-up, USA Today’s Best Current Travel Contests, and through institutions like the … Continued

Relax and Renew at Santa Catalina Retreats, Panama

Tranquil.  Remote. Simple.  Peaceful.  These are the perfect ways to describe a fantastic and perfect yoga, surf and wellness retreat.  Where is such a place that can meet all these criteria?  If you were imagining a quiet surfing town on the Pacific coast of Panama, you’re right.  Santa Catalina Retreats specializes in soothing the mind and bringing … Continued

An interview with Christine Gilbert @cb_gilbert: Author of Mother Tongue

In honor of the new WSGT Independence Writing Award, we will be interviewing Christine Gilbert, the recent author of Mother Tongue: My Family’s Globe-trotting Quest to Dream in Mandarin, Laugh in Arabic and Sing in Spanish. This journey began after Christine’s Grandfather passed away from severe dementia; she was determined to discover the link between bilingualism … Continued

Finding Freedom For Passover in Los Angeles

The original version of this article “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” was originally published in Jewish Journal. Please share your story of finding freedom in our We Said Go Travel Award. “Merriam-Webster defines brave as ‘having or showing courage.’ Courage as ‘mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.’ I have come … Continued

68 years old! Israeli Independence Day

By Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback in Israel this week with his sixth grade students When the Eternal returned us to Zion, we were like dreamers! – בְּשׁוּב ה׳, אֶת-שִׁיבַת צִיּוֹן–הָיִינוּ, כְּחֹלְמִים Psalm 126:1 The State of Israel turns 68 years old this week, and you can feel the joy in the streets of Tel Aviv, where … Continued

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