How do you discover the Spirit to travel?

How do you discover the Spirit to travel? Lisa Niver picks six spiritual spots

How do you discover the Spirit to travel?

After traveling to over 100 countries I am often asked, “Where is your favorite place to travel?” My answer depends on what you searching for.  I have favorite places to go SCUBA diving, skiing, to get away from technology and places I cannot wait to explore. I want to share six places that when I … Continued

Why I’m Going to Burma (Myanmar)

Richard Bangs is a judge in our We Said Go Travel Writing Contest. The contest is extended for two weeks to December 10, 2015. Please share your story of gratitude! When word got out I was thinking of taking a group to Burma this November, I received this email: Dear Mr. Bangs: I strongly advise … Continued

Exploring Myanmar: Traveling the Dusty Roads of the New Burma

We waited somewhat impatiently for our complimentary transport, from our hotel in Mandalay to the highway bus stop, for our overnight journey to the Inle Lake area. We had a lovely VIP bus ride from Yangon to Mandalay, with only three seats across, air conditioning, private TVs with English movies and a welcoming hostess to … Continued

Mountain Travel Sobek: Adventure Talk with the Rajnas!

Thank you to Mountain Travel Sobek for interviewing us for Adventure Talk! We are honored to be included in their adventure series! Avid travelers and entrepreneurs, Lisa and George fell in love while exploring the world, and have continued to strengthen their bond while reaching out to inspire others to live their dreams.  They are … Continued

Mae Hong Son province, Thailand

Illegal English Lessons: Volunteering With Refugees

Only dust remained on the chalkboard, a wispy reminder of the lessons that covered it moments before. Outside, the motley assortment of sandals that lived on the front step were hurriedly dumped into the closet and the water basins cleared of dirty dishes. Rickety wooden shutters were slammed closed; overhead lights were switched off; five … Continued

Myanmar: Exotic Burma Webinar Oct 23 Join us!

Penn Alumni Travel: Explore Exotic Burma Join Penn grad Lisa Niver Rajna (C’89) and her husband George Rajna, founders of We Said Go Travel, for a special inside look at Myanmar travel. Myanmar holds a special place in the hearts of Lisa and George. They met online because Lisa told George, “The Shwedagon Pagoda is my … Continued

Myanmar: Birthday Wishes Part 2 (video)

Today is my 46th birthday, October 18, 2013. Last year, I donated my birthday to raise money for Solar Cookers. I asked friends in Myanmar to help me have 45 people say Happy Birthday to me in 45 languages! What do I want for my birthday this year? I would love you to BUY OUR BOOK! Traveling … Continued

Myanmar: Birthday Wishes (video)

Tomorrow is my 46th birthday, October 18, 2013. Last year, I donated my birthday to raise money for Solar Cookers. I asked friends in Myanmar to help me have 45 people say Happy Birthday to me in 45 languages! What do I want for my birthday this year? I would love you to BUY OUR … Continued

Myanmar: Leaving Mandalay For Thailand (video)

WATCH: 43 Leaving Mandalay and Myanmar (Burma) For Thailand http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ We Said Go Travel Our scheduled 7am taxi came at 6:40am. We ate a quick breakfast and got in the shared taxi. The new toll road stole land from farms. There are no traffic lights or merge, and we went over train tracks—that could be messy. … Continued

Myanmar: Hindu Festival and Rainbow Restaurant (video)

WATCH: 42 Mandalay at night Hindu Festival and Rainbow Restaurant, Myanmar (Burma) http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ We Said Go Travel October 24, 2012 We were invited to participate at the Shree Ambika Hindu Temple for the last night of a festival. We thought Durga was returning to Shiva. But then we learned the row of cars was taking Shiva … Continued

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