The joys of a private luxury villa in Maui

When the topic of a family vacation comes up or when friends want to celebrate with an excursion, many places come to mind.  Should they go rent out bungalows in the jungle of Costa Rica?  Maybe booking a private villa and ski trip to Colorado comes to mind or even visiting a few national parks … Continued

Red O Restaurant: Scrumptious in Santa Monica

Red O Restaurant opened last week at 1541 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica and is ready for you! The distinguished and delightful Mexican cuisine by Chef Rick Bayless was outstanding. It was a marvelous meal with stellar service and fantastic friends. You may be familiar with the restaurant’s other locations on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood … Continued

Culver City: Eating at Sāmbār is like traveling to India

I loved dining at Sāmbār in Culver City. Eating here reminded me of my three months of travel in India–see the 57 videos below from my 130+ hours of travel on the public bus all over the subcontinent. The tastes and smells brought back memories of incredible meals because the food here is authentic and tasty. It … Continued

July 2015: Inspiration Winners & WSGT Updates

FROM THE JULY NEWS for We Said Go Travel: Inspiration Writing Contest winners! AND THE WINNERS ARE: First Place Winner:  Stephen Fabes, Don’t Look Down in Bolivia Second Place Winner: Christina Mehriary, Marine Eyes in Iraq Third Place Winner: Sheefa Kasar, Fulwa, India Honorable Mentions: Nitya Pandy: Right across the river in Nepal Jamie Williams: Taking the Stairs in the USA Robin Bortner: Beautiful Ugly Rome, … Continued

Finding Unexpected Joy in Turkey

I never expected to be able visit Turkey. Although everyone I knew that had been loved it, they all said how they thought it was too inaccessible for me. You see, I can’t walk much because of my disabilities, and generally use a wheelchair scooter to get around if we don’t have our car handy. … Continued

Tempted by Tart? Sleep with the Farmer’s Daughter!

Yes I did sleep at the Farmer’s Daughter Hotel. I did not get to swim with the ducks but I will go back to do that! I decided to taste the new tempting summer creations at Tart restaurant and Chef Keith does not disappoint. I loved the grilled trout. I highly recommend it but honestly … Continued

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