To Costa Rica With Love

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To Costa Rica With Love

 This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Naomi Fino from America. Thanks for your entry Naomi! 15 years ago, I fell passionately in love, not with a person, but with a place.  On my last night in Costa Rica, while sitting on the balcony of a hostel in … Continued

New Nomads: My Life Before and After Travel (video)

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I first spoke about my round-the-world trip to We Said Go Travel! I had just come back from a solo adventure providing work exchange (a form of volunteering where I worked for local hosts in exchange for food and lodging) for the entire year of 2011, and … 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

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

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

Top Irish Restaurants Across the US

Those of you who have ever been to Ireland, have ever had your grandmothers Irish stew, or tried out some fare from a local pub, know that Irish cuisine can be amongst the most delicious and hardy.  Although authentic Irish restaurants serving traditional Irish dishes can sometimes be hard to find, this list will give … Continued

6 Years Together! Dreams Do Come True!

Six years ago, on January 18, 2007, I had the best first date of my life. However, the get-together almost did not occur. I signed up for The Onion Personals online site, but George was not a member, having signed up at an affiliate site, Salon. Fate intervened again when an automated email triggered by … Continued

How to Write a Bad Travel Story

  We asked David Farley for permission to share his article from World Hum: How to Write a Bad Travel Story. We hope it inspires you to read, write and share your stories with us! Join in our Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes and a Raffle for great travel books! Despite popular belief, … Continued

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