Don’t Plan. Just Do.

Don’t Plan. Just Do.

Planning. Oh, planning. The bane of many a traveller out there, planning is the thorn in the side of the beauty of exploring new places for so many. Whether or not you’re a person who’s planning is simply booking a flight or bus to their next destination, or a person who likes to have their … Continued

Turkey: To the East in 1976

I drove across Turkey in 1976 in a Ford Econoline van with two friends and a few new acquaintances, on the way from Athens to Kabul.  Some of this trip’s highlights have been related elsewhere, but events in Eastern Turkey stand out, even after all these years. The western portion of the country is a … Continued

Copenhagen: More than smoked herring

Copenhagen has countless virtues, but who knew one of them would be a hot dog? Andersen Bakery, located on the edge of the historic Tivoli amusement park, has a main store for sales of pastries and baked goods, but take note of its demure walk-in extension. This is where we found the meaty goodness of … Continued

shwedagon pagoda monk walk

Travel in Burma Gets Better

Planning A Trip to Myanmar (Burma) Travelling to Myanmar is unlike other destinations we’ve travelled to on our around the world trip, we needed to do some serious travel planning before our arrival.   If you have this fascinating destination on your bucket list get planning now. There are a few things you need to sort out … Continued

How One Traveler Stumbled Into A Two-Year Plan

You know that moment immediately after you stub your toe, but before eminent pain ensues when you think to yourself: “crap, this is going to really hurt in just a few seconds” With less than two months to go before Vicky and I set out on what is arguably our most important decision to date, … Continued

One of Jakarta's Main Business Districts

Transformation on the Island of Java

Travel transforms us all the time by rejuvenating us from too much work, exposing us to attitudes and opinions different from our own, stimulating us to dream about how much more we can do to make our lives better, helping us get out of a depressing rut, and even finding a place where we feel … Continued

4 Tips to Create Great Travel Videos

By Gaston Blanchet The Everest Marathoners from Humanity.TV on Vimeo. The Everest Marathoners from Humanity.TV on Vimeo. The Everest Marathoners from Humanity.TV on Vimeo. Instead of linking you out to a bunch of studies that show the hockey stick growth in online video, let’s just agree that online video is BOOMING. Especially short-form video. I’d … Continued

Ethiopia: Bet Giorgis at Lalibela

Photos by Ken and Peg Herring Lalibela is a site that must be seen to be fully appreciated.  The monolithic stone churches, carved from the living rock, date from around the 12th century or so, but debate still exists as to the dates of construction. My favorite is the Church of St. George, or Bet … Continued

Laos: The Mekong River, Luang Prabang, and the Plain of Jars

We couldn’t decide if American policy during the Vietnam War had succeeded or failed.  According to a variety of sources, Laos boasts the distinction of being the heaviest bombed country in human history.  A devastated land after the 1970s, when USA bombers turned the areas along the Vietnamese border into a giant practice field of … Continued

Get More From Your Holiday

Looking for something special for your next holiday? Want to try something a bit different to your usual trip? Whether you’re going skiing for your next break or visiting one of the most beautiful of the Italian lakes like Lake Garda, you can get the most from your precious holiday by visiting more than one location. … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel