Dave’s Travel Corner: Puerto Princesa, Philippines: Lodging, Eateries, and Sites

Independent Exploration in China?

Independent Exploration in China?  During our first sabbatical year, George and I traveled to several places I had always wanted to see like the Xi’an Warriors in China. After college in 1990, I studied ceramics for several years and learned to throw pots in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. I took class on Tuesday mornings … Continued

Movies in Malaysia

Our latest news from Malaysia: Hello from Malaysia! We left Central America, had a brief stop in Los Angeles and are now in Langkawi, Malaysia. We enjoyed Tune Hotels in Kuala Lumpur and the Armenian Street Heritage Hotel in Penang and will share photos, movies and more from there soon! A year ago, George and I were traveling … Continued

Instagram: Simple Steps to Join the Mobile Photo Revolution

While teaching elementary school, I once remarked, “I have a video camera but I don’t know how to make a movie.” One of my fifth grade students, Hannah, said, “Don’t worry Mrs. R, I will stay in at recess and teach you iMovie.” In case you don’t have a student around, I can highly recommend Instagram … Continued

Curated Quotes: 40 Best Travel Quotes from 40 Bloggers

Thank you to Curated Quotes for including us in THE 40 BEST TRAVEL QUOTES ACCORDING TO THE 40 BEST TRAVEL BLOGGERS Who better to weigh in on the best travel quotes than the bloggers and travel writers that live and breathe travel every day? I reached out to some of the most well respected travel … Continued

Johnny Jet: Palawan, Philippines from Above and Below

Thank you to Johnny Jet for sharing our story from Palawan in the Philippines. Having heard that Palawan in the Philippines is a worthwhile destination from a variety of travelers over the years, I was excited to be heading to the island’s capital, Puerto Princesa. Rissa Gatdula-Lumontad and Ricky Tio at Cebu Holiday Tours set up our … Continued

Navigating NYC & Nicaragua

We Said Go Travel Latest News: Navigating NYC & Nicaragua Our third and final country for Central America is Nicaragua. After two weeks in Panama, 10 days in Costa Rica and a few weeks in Nicaragua, we are on our way back to Malaysia. Being able to speak Spanish and communicate easily has been extremely … Continued

Carpe Datem! Seize the Date!

I almost never met George, my travel partner and now husband. When he first emailed me, I liked his photo and his profile. But I had been on dozens of first dates with not one second date and needed a rest from online dating and unfulfilled high expectations. I sat in my chair, stared at … Continued

George´s Music Review: “Who’s Psychotic Next?”

“Who’s Psychotic Next?” A Critical Review of Pete Townshend’s Memoir “Who Am I” is legendary The Who composer and guitarist Pete Townshend’s autobiographic memoir that he began in May, 1996. The original manuscript was 1,000 pages long but editor Harper Collins shaved it in half to 500 pages. The chronicle delves into Townshend’s upbringing in … Continued

Using Nokia Lumia 925 for We Said Go Travel

Thank you to Nokia Connects for sharing a Nokia Lumia 925 with us and letting us write about it on their site! Seeing the world is many people’s dream, and with inventions like the commercial airliner, taking time out to explore cultures and climates around our planet is very possible in this day and age. … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel