Ethiopia: Bet Giorgis at Lalibela

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

Climbing Mt. Tallac at Lake Tahoe

Planning a visit to Lake Tahoe in the near future?  Nothing like a refreshing nine-mile hike from the lake (at 6000 feet above sea level) to the summit of Mt. Tallac, altitude 9700 ft.  This hike is one of the most popular in the area and will reward the patient walker with spectacular views. My … Continued

Exploring the Outlying Islands of Macau

By Ryan Gibson Ask people what springs to mind when they think of tourist attractions in Macau and it’s likely you’ll hear one word spring up time and again – casinos! The Chinese special administrative region is one of the world’s gambling meccas. In recent years, big names such as Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts … Continued

Why SHOULD you TRAVEL?

By Lee Abbamonte Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world. Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view. Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people. Travel makes you smarter. Travel is the best education you can receive. Travel enables … Continued

The Waldorf Astoria Indulging in the Good Life

The Waldorf Astoria: Indulging in the Good Life by Terrance Richardson New York City is home to eight million people and a must-see destination for countless tourists. Composed of five distinct boroughs and endless eclectic neighbourhoods, there is no way to see everything in New York in a single visit. However, the idea is to … Continued

Yosemite National Park

“It is all very beautiful and magical here – a quality which cannot be described. You have to live it and breath it, let the sun bake it into you“- Ansel Adams describing Yosemite As a yearly tradition, a few friends and I embark on a 5-day camping trip in Yosemite National Park.  Although just … Continued

TOMS Style Your Sole at Avalon Hotel

WeSaidGoTravel is headed to the STYLE YOUR SOLE with TOMS Event at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills. TONIGHT! Thursday, July 19th from 6-9 PM Purchase a pair of TOMS on the day of the event and get them customized by a local artist. And, of course, with every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a … Continued

10 Questions from Contiki!

Thank you to Contiki Blog for a wonderful interview asking me TEN GREAT QUESTIONS including: When and where did you first travel by yourself, and why did you choose that particular destination? Will you be shocked to know it was ARIZONA! Which destinations are you consistently drawn to, and why?  (Places you’ll always come back … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel