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Yangon: Through the Open Window (video)

WATCH: Yangon, Through the Open Window Our night in Yangon began with finding a hotel. After seeing several hostels, we settled for a room at Beautyland II. There were a few issues including the room having broken air conditioning. The two fans kept us cool. The open window did turn out to be an opportunity […]

First Night in Yangon, Myanmar (video)

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George and I arrived in Yangon at night and took a taxi to the center of town. We had read about many hostels before we left Bangkok, but were not sure where we would stay in Yangon. We did not change money at the airport as the Lonely Planet says not to, but that would […]

First Trip Together: Ticket to ROMANCE or RUIN?

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Did your first trip with a new partner not go well? Don’t worry! Neither did ours! Read all about it in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE! Now-experienced Los Angeles traveler Lisa Niver Rajna remembers checking into a hotel on her first trip with her future husband, George, (who booked it) and hearing a dog barking. Later, they […]

Amazing Amed, Bali

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Amazing Amed, Bali We Said Go Ranking (1 not recommended to 10 highly recommended) Amed, Bali: 8   General Information: Nestled in the Northeastern coastal section of Bali, Amed actually refers to at least a dozen small fishing villages that line the coast from actual Amed to Aas.  The majority of these beaches are rocky.  […]

Touring around Amed and Traveling to Tulamben

Touring around Amed and Traveling to Tulamben July 24, 2012- We rented a Motorbike and traveled from Deddy’s Bungalows to Lipah with a black sand beach. See the view from SAILS  and then we went snorkeling on the Japanese Wreck near Amed. The wreck is a famous dive site but not as famous as the […]

Amused in Amed

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AMUSED IN AMED There have been many times when travel has been the right life choice for me but so many people say, “You are leaving again? That is just not normal!” It has seemed unusual that I have spent so many years working at sea or on the road with George, but it is […]

The Viceroy, Luxury Hotel and A Gem in Santa Monica

There’s a gem on Ocean Ave, only steps from the beach. As the website says (and we agree): “Find an exceptional luxury hotel in the Viceroy Santa Monica, the finest California beach hotel offering exceptional accommodations & an ideal location.” Our outdoors evening event, held at the Viceroy, was tasty and enjoyable. Chef Justin explained […]

TOMS Style Your Sole at Avalon Hotel

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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 […]

Bali Bargains? Hunting for the right hotel in Indonesia

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Bali Bargains? While in the town of Kuta in Bali, we stayed for two nights at Bakung Sari Hotel, booked online at Asiarooms.com. On our last trip in 2008, we did not carry much electronics with us — only a digital camera, new Kindle (they came out in 2008) and an iTouch. We had no […]

London: Blooming Beautiful with Flowers and Fauna

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Blooming Beautiful – the Flowers and Fauna of London By Hollie Gibson Last month, Chelsea burst into bloom with a host of the boldest, biggest and most mind-boggling displays of living art. Gardens designed by the brightest minds in horticulture sprung up near Kensington, brought to life with a little help from the sun, rain […]