What Important Lesson Will You Learn from Traveling?

8 lessons you’ll learn if you quit your job to travel

What Important Lesson Will You Learn from Traveling?

Thank you to Ladders and Lindsay Tigar for including me in “8 lessons you’ll learn if you quit your job to travel“   My Travel Lesson: “You reap the most reward from being flexible!” When Lisa Niver was working as a teacher, she couldn’t shake the desire to have more adventures. She wanted to scuba … Continued

How to take superb travel videos with your smartphone?

Your smartphone has an amazing video camera, but just clicking record may not result in getting quality footage for your travel videos.  EpicMakers edit your footage and turn them into slick videos ready to share it with the world. While EpicMakers take care of editing your video, here are some quick tips to make shooting … Continued

How I used basketball skills in a Chinese hospital

I once used basketball skills taught to me by my dad to navigate a Chinese hospital.  My son was the basketball and I was the player. We were in Fuzhou, China, a small-by-Chinese-standards city of about 7 million people, on the Tawain Strait  – the sliver of ocean between Taiwan and southeast China. And, our … Continued

Tips and Tricks for Traveling Internationally with Kids

Traveling internat ionally with kids creates a lifetime of memories and instills a love for adventure and learning about other lands, but there are a few things to keep in mind once you’ve ventured across the oceans. Schedule, but don’t overschedule. Have an itinerary of what you want to see and do, but don’t fret … Continued

My Vietnamese Massage – A Not So Happy Ending

I was in the southernmost part of Vietnam; the Ca Mau peninsula, a remote area surrounded by the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand. The tropical landscape was rich with tamarind and mango trees and mangroves, rice paddies and fish and shrimp farming canals formed every bend. The air was heavy and hot. And, … Continued

International Travel Creates Lifetime Memories for Junior Journeyers

My husband and I traveled and lived all over the world before having kids.  It’s in our souls, and has kept our marriage interesting, challenging and wanting more. So, we want to pass that wanderlust and appreciation for different places and cultures along to our boys. In fact, it’s natural that we’d want to journey … Continued

Is Air Asia going to HAWAII? YES! Thanks Tony Fernandes

Can you fly to the USA on AirAsia? YES

When I was traveling in South East Asia on two long sojourns (11 months and 18 months), I learned about the fantastic low cost airline, AirAsia. I am happy to report that as of June 28, 2017 AirAsia will be flying to Hawaii. This is such great news. I love everything about AirAsia especially their tagline “Now … Continued

Did I LOVE Shanghai for the Weekend? Yes!

Did I LOVE Shanghai for the Weekend? Yes!

Traveling to Shanghai I was so excited for my trip to Shanghai to begin. I have been doing new and adventurous things as part of my 50 things before I am 50 project so it is true, I flew to China for the weekend! My group met Wednesday night at 10pm at LAX International Tom … Continued

Should you try to Speak the Local Language?

Should You Try to Speak the Local Language Badly?

Thank you to Aly Walansky and BravoTV for including me in their Jet Set article on Should You Even Try to Speak the Language Abroad… Or Save Everyone the Embarrassment? My tips are #2, 3 and 4! I have always TRIED to learn the local language. As you can read below from Aly’s article, sometimes it … Continued

Why did I choose to trek in Nepal?

Why Did I Choose To Trek In Nepal?

“Choosing to Trek in Nepal” first published on January 27, 2017 at Mountain Travel Sobek. I admit it. I am worrier. I might be addicted to worrying. I am certain there is a seat for me in Worriers Anonymous. I am worried that I am not strong enough, young enough, or interested enough to trek in Nepal. … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel