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    The Open Air Mall in Zambia

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    It is the beginning of summer and I am at the mall buying shorts. I’ve been here for all of five minutes, and already I can feel a headache starting between my temples. The sales rep comes over. “Are you finding everything alright today?” I look at him and then at the selection before me […]

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    Hollywood: The NICE GUY is OPEN!

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    What is The NICE GUY? The latest bar lounge hybrid experience from John Tezian, Brian Toll, Markus Molinari and Adam Koral of The h.wood Group. John Terzian says, “This is [The h.wood group's] first venture into a restaurant/lounge concept, it was an organic step for our brand, we created a fun and upscale lounge atmosphere […]

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    Uganda: No Place Like Home

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    “And on the eighth day, God created Ugandans!” Anonymous quote In the beginning was money, which money was elusive and had everyone in a cat race pursuit. Armed with reams of paper, several khaki envelopes and a basketful of optimism, i make my way up Apollo Kaggwa Road to the environs sprawled with the sky […]

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    New Zealand: Where My Inner Spirit Soared

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    New Zealand: Where My Inner Spirit Soared  Is your adventurous spirit bogged down from the stresses of daily life, or does your true personality emerge when you travel abroad? I’m sure most would agree that it’s easier to let loose and be yourself when you’re thousands of miles from home. These theories began to prove […]

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    Send me on my way in the USA

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Send me on my way in the USA Declaring that you’re voluntarily taking a 72 hour trip by train is apparently enough to have people question your sanity. But the time between boarding in Detroit, the 20 degree weather having delayed the train right from the start, and getting back on solid ground in balmy […]

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    Seeking Peace in Thailand

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Seeking Peace “We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.” Dwight D Eisenhower The water slapped against the side of my kayak as a wave rolled in from the wake of yet another speedboat carrying tourists to and from Loh Dalum Bay. I paused to redirect the kayak, cutting through the disturbances […]

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    NYSC orientation in Nigeria

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    A bird on hand is much better than many on tree. At times, giving eyewitness account only reduces a story to nothing but understatement or exaggeration. Although, I’ve not lived too long on earth but in my quest to know “what it feels like to be free”, I’d failed, I’d suffered, I’d been ridiculed, I’m […]

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    Of Love and Libertad in Mexico

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Of Love and Libertad A lazy cat napping on the sofa in the galeria A stray dog approaching, head down, tail swaying in an anticipated touch the rooster that knows not the hands of the clock the unexpected play of dolphins breaking the skin of the sea this is the melody of Mexican life -Wanda […]

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    Walking the Planks at Halifax Canada

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Walking along the Halifax waterfront, I don’t see what you see. I can’t describe to you the colours of the small boats and tall ships gently rocking against the docks, the way a sail flutters in the distance as it catches the wind, the looks on the faces of the tourists streaming by. To my […]

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    Visiting the sites of London

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Anyone who visits London will know why it is consistently at the top of the, “Most Visited Cities in the World” list. In 2013, it was the most visited city in the world with nearly 16 million visitors. With attractions such as their numerous museums, Buckingham Palace, and The London Eye, London has something for […]

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Aug
22

The Open Air Mall in Zambia

It is the beginning of summer and I am at the mall buying shorts. I’ve been here for all of five minutes, and already I can feel a headache starting between my temples. The sales rep comes over. “Are you finding everything alright today?” I look at him and then at the selection before me […]

Read More
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Aug
22

Uganda: No Place Like Home

“And on the eighth day, God created Ugandans!” Anonymous quote In the beginning was money, which money was elusive and had everyone in a cat race pursuit. Armed with reams of paper, several khaki envelopes and a basketful of optimism, i make my way up Apollo Kaggwa Road to the environs sprawled with the sky […]

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Aug
21

New Zealand: Where My Inner Spirit Soared

New Zealand: Where My Inner Spirit Soared  Is your adventurous spirit bogged down from the stresses of daily life, or does your true personality emerge when you travel abroad? I’m sure most would agree that it’s easier to let loose and be yourself when you’re thousands of miles from home. These theories began to prove […]

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Aug
21

Send me on my way in the USA

Send me on my way in the USA Declaring that you’re voluntarily taking a 72 hour trip by train is apparently enough to have people question your sanity. But the time between boarding in Detroit, the 20 degree weather having delayed the train right from the start, and getting back on solid ground in balmy […]

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Aug
20

Seeking Peace in Thailand

Seeking Peace “We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.” Dwight D Eisenhower The water slapped against the side of my kayak as a wave rolled in from the wake of yet another speedboat carrying tourists to and from Loh Dalum Bay. I paused to redirect the kayak, cutting through the disturbances […]

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Aug
20

NYSC orientation in Nigeria

A bird on hand is much better than many on tree. At times, giving eyewitness account only reduces a story to nothing but understatement or exaggeration. Although, I’ve not lived too long on earth but in my quest to know “what it feels like to be free”, I’d failed, I’d suffered, I’d been ridiculed, I’m […]

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They Said

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Jul
2

NEWS: Writing for Wharton, Freedom Contest

From the LATEST We Said Go Travel NEWS: Thank you to Wharton Business Magazine for inviting me to write for them! Enjoy my first article: Content Marketing is Conquering Your Customers!! More articles coming SOON! Including one on Angel Investing and Venture Capital Funding. My latest article for the Jewish Journal is about DANCING TO DISCOVER FREEDOM! […]

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Jul
1

Lisa is Writing for Wharton!

Thank you to Wharton Magazine for publishing my article on Content Marketing! I am honored to be included in your site! Hooray Hooray Pennsylvania! Content Marketing Is Conquering Your Customers We are now all in the marketing business. As Jay Baer has pointed out in his book, Youtility: Why Smart Marketing Is about Help Not Hype, […]

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Jun
30

Dancing to Freedom!

Do you have a desire that is so secret it is almost unknown even to you? In Jean Kwok’s Mambo in Chinatown, we have the treat of unraveling the life of Charlie Wong: “My name is Charlie Wong and I’m the daughter of a dancer and a noodle-maker. My mother was once a star ballerina […]

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Work building at Humberstone
Jun
27

Humberstone – Ghost Town in the Chilean Desert

I heard there was a ghost town in the desert. After paying a small fee to walk through a wooden swinging gate I was given free reign to walk almost anywhere I dared.  I had been a bit skeptical about allocating an extra day in Iquequi, Chile to be able to make the trip to Humberstone. […]

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We Said

Puerto Rico
May
31

Puerto Rico: Filming with Richard Bangs!

When Richard Bangs invited me to travel to PUERTO RICO to film with Orbitz and the Puerto Rican Tourism Board: I SAID YES! Please enjoy Richard’s article about our journey and the many videos from our visit! Lisa When Christopher Columbus made landfall in Puerto Rico during his second trans-Atlantic voyage, in 1493, a young […]

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May
28

Wandering in Tuscany this Summer!

Wondering where to Wander this Summer? It is nearly June and I am wondering where to go this summer. My very close friends from my days as Julie McCoy, Assistant Cruise Director on the Love Boat, invited me visit them in Sardinia. I have never been and I cannot wait to go. I am trying […]

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May
27

The Winners of the 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest

Thank you to all the writers who participated in our 2014 Inspiration Travel Writing Contest! We hope you will share more stories with us. The 2014 Independence Travel Writing Contest opens today and closes July 4, 2014. Five hundred and five writers from fifty-five nations participated in this contest. Over one thousand writers from over seventy-four […]

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May
20

Finalists for Inspiration Travel Writing Contest 2014

WRITING CONTEST: Our fourth Travel Writing Contest ended on February 14, 2014 with 505 people from 55 countries involved. The judges and I are happy to announce the fifty finalists! Winners will be announced May 27. The next contest also opens May 27! PLEASE ENJOY THE ENTRIES FROM THE FINALISTS:   Alexander Heaven and Hellhttp://www.wesaidgotravel.com/heaven-hell-day  Amy An […]

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