A Weekend Break in Dorset

A Weekend Break in Dorset

Dorset is one of England’s most charming counties, located on the South Coast of England, it is a perfect destination for a weekend or even weeklong break.   There’s no shortage of things to do, but a car would be recommended to get the best out of Dorset. Top of the list has to be … Continued

George is a Chalkboard Champion!

George Rajna: The Chalkboard Champion Who Promotes Multi-Cultural Awareness Many hardworking educators give unselfishly to causes near and dear to their hearts, and chalkboard champion George Kenneth Rajna is a fine example of this. George is an elementary school teacher, bilingual speech and language pathologist, Peace Corps volunteer, musician, and travel writer who has traveled … Continued

Italy: The Oltrepo Pavese

Located 40 minutes south of Milan, the capital of the Lombardy region, is the town of Pavia, home to one of the oldest universities in Europe (1361). And, just across the river from Pavia sits the region of Oltrepò Pavese, which means just that. It is “on the other side of the Po River from … Continued

A Short Break to Cyprus

Cyprus is a fascinating destination that despite it’s small size, has an abundance of activities and things to see. It’s long, rich history has helped shape it’s landscape over the centuries so that ruins and buildings can still be seen to this day, coexisting harmoniously with modern day Cyprus. The third largest island in the … Continued

The Day I Got Soaked in the Tent…in Budapest

It was the best of times. July 2011 and our first trip to Budapest as a couple. On a lowish budget, we figured we’d have more money to spend in the city if we stayed in a tent. We found Haller Camping close to metro station, easy to get to from Keleti pu and close … Continued

Spain: Rejuvenate in Majorca

Located a few hundred kilometers south of Barcelona, Spain, Majorca is a longtime favorite getaway for many Spanish tourists. Travellers visiting the small Mediterranean island of Mallorca spend the majority of their time enjoying world class sailing, rock climbing on cliffs overlooking crystal blue ocean waters, swimming at secluded beaches and breaking out the binoculars … Continued

Malaysia: Ghost Stories of Taman Negara

I walk in the treetops of the oldest rainforest in the world, balancing on wobbly bridges that sway with every step. I stare into the trees, looking back in time. If I squint a little and let my imagination take over, I can see majestic dinosaurs stomping under the canopy. Located next to a winding … Continued

Dreams come true: a trip to London

I am pretty certain everyone- especially a person who loves to travel – has a bucket list. I’ve always had one and there were three major “entries” there: New York – blame Anthony Bourdain for that- , London – thanks to my English teacher back in general school- and Athens – thanks to The Legends … Continued

The Slow Travel Movement

Travel, of course, suggests movement, and adventure implies a well-planned trip gone wrong; yet when my partners and I started Sobek Expeditions, back in 1973, it was a radical departure from the typical travel provider train station, something perhaps akin to the Glacier Express, which bills itself as the slowest express train in the world. … Continued

Reasons to Spend This Christmas Season in Istanbul

  Istanbul is probably not on the forefront of many peoples mind when it comes to a Christmas vacation destination, but give this post a read and I might just convince you otherwise.     Despite not celebrating the Christmas holiday  itself, Istanbul is still more than alive for the festive period. There’ll be decorations, … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel