Part 2: Filled with gratitude for WSGT writers!

Part 2: Filled with gratitude for WSGT writers!

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, theTravel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Stacey Sloughy “I chose to participate in the travel writing awards because I’m an aspiring inspirational … Continued

Stephen Wise Temple enjoying Shabbat at the Beach

Not by Bread Alone: What Moves Your Spirit?

Not By Bread Alone כִּי לֹא עַל-הַלֶּחֶם לְבַדּוֹ יִחְיֶה הָאָדָם. The Rio Olympics just ended. It was a thrill to watch Simone and Michael, Usain and Aly. I love the Olympics and enjoy especially hearing the stories of the athletes and their families and am inspired by the extraordinary effort and commitment that goes into … Continued

Al Hirshen Comes of Age in The Catskills

As a young boy I would run home from school every day to turn on the TV and drink in whatever show or movie was playing. It turned out all my favorite performers were veterans of the Catskills, Borscht Belt comedians, mostly Eastern European Ashkenazi Jews, who cut their teeth in the Catskills at resorts … Continued

Central Park Pedicab Tours

The Best Four Ways to Tour Central Park

The Various Ways You Can Tour Central Park An iconic city park planned by notable landscape architect Fredrick Law Olmstead, Central Park is one of the most notable parks in the entire world. An incredible 2.5 miles long and 0.5 miles wide, the park takes up an area of 843 acres in one of the … Continued

A selfie of someone reading in a park

What do National Parks and Books have in common? #NPS100

Have you visited a national park lately? Did you read a book while you were there? The National Park Service (NPS) turned 100 years old yesterday! NPS oversees 412 national parks, monuments, battlefields, lakeshores, scenic rivers and trails, and even the White House, covering more than 84 million acres across the U.S. In 2015, more than … Continued

Part 1: Grateful for our WSGT writers!

We are very lucky at WSGT to have talented individuals participate in our contests and most recently, the Travel Writing Award. To say thanks, we will be featuring five writers each week who are currently displaying the WSGT Travel Badge. Christianne Noelle de Vera “I hope to be able to translate some of my thoughts, … Continued

Adventure Matters: Sometimes You Have to Eat It to Save It!

It is fady to kill a lemur. The punishment is ill health, and five years in jail. Madagascar, the planet’s fourth-largest island, floats 250 miles off the east coast of Mozambique in the southwest Indian Ocean. The Afro-Indonesian people govern their lives with a series of social taboos, or fadies. And a long-time fady, rooted … Continued

A Mexican Adventure, Part #1

Traveling in Mexico is often an adventure. But in my case, it was getting into Mexico that was the adventure. Or, more specifically getting out of customs. The year was 1984 and I was involved in shooting a series of commercials for Kool Cigarettes. As Exec. Producer of a production company in Hollywood, I had … Continued

Campy! gay bars of Tokyo Shinjuku

The 5 Gay Bars @NomadicBoys recommends in Shinjuk Tokyo

Gay Tokyo is mainly congregated in Shinjuku’s Ni-chōme (Area 2) where all the action happens. Ni-Chōme is a small area in Shinjuku, forming the hub of the gay scene, which is famous for having the world’s highest concentration of gay bars with over 300 crammed together. Gay couple Stefan and Sebastien visited earlier this year and give their … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel