FALL 2014 GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST, $650 USD to be Won!!
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    Humboldt Peak – A Destination of Relief in the USA

    Friday, November 28, 2014

    When I was 17 and living in Northern Virginia, I ran around suburban bars with a friend two years my senior. She and I would chat it up with the regulars and make up stories based on whatever age they thought we were. I was always the English major at Virginia Tech on my way to be […]

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    Grateful: Sexiest Female Travelers Alive 2014

    Friday, November 28, 2014

    Thanks to Mapping Megan & the voting council for including me in their first ever “The Sexiest Female Travelers Alive 2014!” Description: “We all know you should date a girl who travels; “she spends her weekends jetting around Europe, her holidays trekking through Uganda in search of gorillas, volunteering in a school in Ghana or […]

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    #StirMarket: The Next Generation’s “Cheers”

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

    Walk into Stir Market and realize you are in The Next Generation’s “Cheers!” A place that feels like home and you can enjoy fabulous food with friends and family. They really might know your name here. Ask for Brian’s mom’s babka and Chef Chris’s mom’s chutney! Stop by in the morning for best ever pancakes […]

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    A Visit to the City of Fog: London

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

    A gloomy sky hung above, clusters of clouds moved and rain poured ever so slightly. The murky water of the Thames accepted the droplets of rain, and a concoction of languages were floated throughout the crowded street behind me. It was an experience from a tourist’s point of view; the continuous hand waves to halt […]

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    Gratitude Contest Enter by Sunday Nov 30!

    Thursday, November 27, 2014

    FALL 2014 GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST submit your entry here  Enter until Sunday November 30, 2014 at midnight PST! (Winter 2015 contest will open January 2, 2015) WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its Travel Writing Contest with CASH prizes and no fee for entry. The theme for the Fall 2014 contest is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to Feel Strong and […]

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    Gratitude in Alaska

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    Gratitude in Alaska               As the waves crash over the bow I shut my eyes momentarily while the ocean spray reaches my face. Some days this happens every time I encounter a wave. Some days it doesn’t happen once. The goal every day is the same; to fill the boat, and no day is […]

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    Grateful News: Writing Contest, Articles and Thanksgiving!

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    NOVEMBER NEWS from WSGT: HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I am grateful for your support for me and We Said Go Travel! Thank you! WRITING CONTEST:  The Fall 2014 Gratitude Travel Writing Contest is open. Free entry and cash prizes. Share your story of how you are a hero!  The theme for the Fall 2014 contest is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to […]

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    Thattekad riot of colors, Paradise of Birds in India

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    Being born with a lazy born I avoid every chance to go for birding trips. I would rather sit in 4×4 vehicle for hours spotting a Tiger coz it’s probably easy way out. Birds are super active species and will make you run around the jungle, so I must have done thousand coin tosses to […]

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    Gratitude: Be Brave and Share Your Story

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    Share your story of strength and gratitude in my We Said Go Travel Writing Contest. WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its Travel Writing Contest with CASH prizes and no fee for entry. The theme for the Fall 2014 contest is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to Feel Strong and Hopeful.” We hope your article will inspire others to travel more […]

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    T Shirts for Haiti

    Monday, November 24, 2014

    It was 1984 when my husband of just over a year suggested Haiti as a vacation destination.  He had an acquaintance who recently returned from the popular Club Med resort and suggested I bring T-shirts for the Haitians.  “They need clothing,” he informed me, “and they are grateful for anything you can give.” I dragged […]

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Nov
28

Humboldt Peak – A Destination of Relief in the USA

When I was 17 and living in Northern Virginia, I ran around suburban bars with a friend two years my senior. She and I would chat it up with the regulars and make up stories based on whatever age they thought we were. I was always the English major at Virginia Tech on my way to be […]

Read More
2014-11-10_5460d14ad632a_London.jpg
Nov
27

A Visit to the City of Fog: London

A gloomy sky hung above, clusters of clouds moved and rain poured ever so slightly. The murky water of the Thames accepted the droplets of rain, and a concoction of languages were floated throughout the crowded street behind me. It was an experience from a tourist’s point of view; the continuous hand waves to halt […]

Read More
2014-11-09_545ff5856d603_Boat.jpg
Nov
26

Gratitude in Alaska

Gratitude in Alaska               As the waves crash over the bow I shut my eyes momentarily while the ocean spray reaches my face. Some days this happens every time I encounter a wave. Some days it doesn’t happen once. The goal every day is the same; to fill the boat, and no day is […]

Read More
2014-11-09_545fa4e7db163_Blackandornageflycatcher.jpg
Nov
25

Thattekad riot of colors, Paradise of Birds in India

Being born with a lazy born I avoid every chance to go for birding trips. I would rather sit in 4×4 vehicle for hours spotting a Tiger coz it’s probably easy way out. Birds are super active species and will make you run around the jungle, so I must have done thousand coin tosses to […]

Read More
2014-11-14_546669a30bc97_Haitianwomenworking.jpg
Nov
24

T Shirts for Haiti

It was 1984 when my husband of just over a year suggested Haiti as a vacation destination.  He had an acquaintance who recently returned from the popular Club Med resort and suggested I bring T-shirts for the Haitians.  “They need clothing,” he informed me, “and they are grateful for anything you can give.” I dragged […]

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Nov
24

Mossa’s Wheelbarrow in Haiti

Like many people, I have wondered if I could make a difference in someone’s life. I am just one person. I’m no hero. So what could I really do? I’ll tell you…. I met Mossa. Mossa spends her life curled on an old foam-rubber mattress on the ground in northwest Haiti. Her one-room home has […]

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They Said

Yamen
Nov
17

Hong Kong: Kowloon Walled City Park

When I first moved to Hong Kong in 1990, there was a part of the city that was off bounds. It was an ungoverned slum called the Kowloon Walled City, with layer after layer of tenement buildings so close to one another that daylight sometimes never reached the minuscule alleyways. In the center of the […]

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USA Today Tees
Nov
16

USA Today: Tee’s On the Green

Tee’s on the Green: Tastiest Burger in Tujunga Not only can you see the San Gabriel Mountains, but they feel close enough to touch By Lisa Niver Los Angeles Local ExpertAUGUST 22, 2014 SAVE TO MY LISTS+ Ever wondered where to wander in Los Angeles for a great meal? Go to Tee’s on the Green, […]

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Nov
15

Paris GOODfood+wine On World Radio Paris

by Paige Donner Paris is a world capital. It’s also one of the world’s top travel destinations. Last year France logged over 83 million foreign tourists, placing it at the #1 spot for world tourism destinations, according to France Diplomatie. Not only are those numbers staggering but equally impressive is the revenue this tourism sector […]

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Nov
14

USA Today: The Nice Guy West Hollywood

USA Today: The Nice Guy West Hollywood Looking for a new spot to relax and enjoy dinner in Los Angeles? The living room-style low tables and ambient lighting make the atmosphere at The Nice Guy a perfect choice. The Nice Guy is the latest bar-lounge hybrid experience from John Terzian, Brian Toll, Markus Molinari and Adam […]

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We Said

USA Today Tees
Nov
16

USA Today: Tee’s On the Green

Tee’s on the Green: Tastiest Burger in Tujunga Not only can you see the San Gabriel Mountains, but they feel close enough to touch By Lisa Niver Los Angeles Local ExpertAUGUST 22, 2014 SAVE TO MY LISTS+ Ever wondered where to wander in Los Angeles for a great meal? Go to Tee’s on the Green, […]

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usa today nice guy
Nov
14

USA Today: The Nice Guy West Hollywood

USA Today: The Nice Guy West Hollywood Looking for a new spot to relax and enjoy dinner in Los Angeles? The living room-style low tables and ambient lighting make the atmosphere at The Nice Guy a perfect choice. The Nice Guy is the latest bar-lounge hybrid experience from John Terzian, Brian Toll, Markus Molinari and Adam […]

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Nov
12

Thanksgiving: FALL 2014 GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST

FALL 2014 GRATITUDE TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST submit your entry here WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its Travel Writing Contest with CASH prizes and no fee for entry. The theme for the Fall 2014 contest is “Gratitude: A Place That Inspires You to Feel Strong and Hopeful.” We hope your article will inspire others to travel more and find their inner hero!  Enter […]

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Nov
11

Bermuda Day 4: Rosedon Hotel Afternoon Tea, Gombey dancing, golfing and Romantic Sunsets #RBQuests

Bermuda Day 4: Rosedon Hotel Afternoon Tea, Gombey dancing, golfing and Romantic Sunsets at Tucker’s Point #RBQuests Thank you to the entire#RBQuests Orbitz Team! Especially Richard Bangs, Didrik Johnck, Ashley Moradipour, and Nhuri Bashir  of Burnt House Productions. Video Day 4: Bermuda: Afternoon Tea, Gombey dancing, golfing and Romantic Sunsets #RBQuests  Happy hugs from @FairmontSouthampton #RBQuests […]

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