“This Week in Travel” with We Said Go Travel

“This Week in Travel” with We Said Go Travel

It was an honor to be included on “This Week in Travel” with Gary, Jen and Chris. Thank you for inviting us on your show! Gary Arndt is the man behind one of the world’s most popular, independent travel blogs. He has been traveling non-stop since March, 2007 and has visited over 60 countries and territories. Jen … Continued

Finding Freedom

As July 4 approaches, I have been thinking about liberty. Is war the opposite of freedom? Is love the opposite of hate? I believe that apathy is the opposite of love. I am pondering the opposite of autonomy. I challenge myself to make selections that will make me proud. Owning a bikini from the 2012 … Continued

Black Rock City, Nevada: An Oasis of Dreams

A man in a bubblegum-pink crushed velvet suit and matching top hat stood along side a woman dressed like a gypsy in layers of colorful silks and linens, joyously waving to Jim and me as we rolled slowly to the checkpoint that emerged from the afternoon dust. We stopped the truck and our brightly clad … Continued

Books in America: Of Lost Boys and Wall Paintings

In July, the heat rolls off the streets in waves, bounding down the asphalt and nipping at the feet of vacationers in our tourist- trap central. Most come for the books; that lazy, dreamlike juncture one acquires in running their fingers over leather bound spines as gingerly as they might fondle a newborn, breathing in … Continued

Utah: Freedom from Mind

NATURE FIX  acquainted, survived, camping trip; seventeen in 69; high school; five crazed; a mass deed Frisbee flaps backpacks, footing sand; old beast’s rock dinosaur footing; flying discs; some caught what I knew; I was lost; where I was; feeling freed we found charm, passion play, bathing warmth; agreed fifteen years pass; never knew where … Continued

St. John: Finding Freedom in Paradise

St. John: Finding Freedom on the White Sands of Paradise Many people have an ideal picture of an “escape to freedom.” For some, it is a hidden bed and breakfast in the big city. For others, it is an adventurous hike through a remote jungle. My idea of freedom is to be on the open … Continued

Freedom: Kept Together by the Bars Between Us

Amy Friedman, our Independence Travel Writing Contest Judge and award winning writer of Desperado’s Wife, offered to share her story. Kept Together by the Bars Between Us When we met, he had already served 7 years of a 13-years-to-life sentence for murder. He was once a drug dealer and had shot and killed another dealer … Continued

Washington State: Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane

People all have their special place where they feel alive. When peace is felt all around and you have a glance at what it means to be free. For me, that special place is camping in the woods. No cities or towns, no highways, just you and your family with your imagination. When I was … Continued

America: West Coast Road Trip

5 Highlights of a Honeymoon Road Trip Napa Valley With some of the very finest food and wine to be found in the United States, it’s no surprise that the Napa Valley is a hit amongst newlywed gourmands and wine connoisseurs. Newcomers to the ways of the grape will feel equally at home; here the … Continued

Virginia: Riverside Park on the Mount Vernon Trail

Some people find freedom by traveling all across the world, from one continent to another continent, and one ocean to another ocean. Yet, for me, all it takes is a three hour drive down from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Lynchburg, Virginia to find freedom. I discovered Riverside Park on the Mount Vernon Trail with my girlfriend, … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel