Wakayama: Japan’s Pacific Coast Pearl

Tourists to Japan’s main island, Honshu, tend to gravitate to major cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, or historic sites such as Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Kyoto. Understandably so. The cities are rich and varied in both cuisine and culture. You name it, you will find it. But what about the lesser known areas of the great Pacific island? … Continued

Mexico: The Different Cancun

Enjoy this post on The Different Cancún: Another Side of Paradise from our Travel Writing Contest Judge, Richard Bangs. Share your story of where you find awe and feel gratitude! $1,000usd in cash prizes! The pearls of praise for the place called Cancún often sheen to dizzying effect. There is no refuting that this stretch … Continued

Myanmar: Hindu Festival and Rainbow Restaurant (video)

WATCH: 42 Mandalay at night Hindu Festival and Rainbow Restaurant, Myanmar (Burma) http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ We Said Go Travel October 24, 2012 We were invited to participate at the Shree Ambika Hindu Temple for the last night of a festival. We thought Durga was returning to Shiva. But then we learned the row of cars was taking Shiva … Continued

How to Make Friends While Traveling Solo

Most people who travel alone will tell you that they couldn’t imagine traveling in any other way, and they’re the kind of people that thrive on being by themselves. However, it’s a simple fact of life that people do need other people, and even the most independent of solo traveler knows that they need company … Continued

Oahu: Oct 3rd Travel Talk Story

Travel Talk Story with We Said Go Travel: Living without Regret Have you dreamed of long-term international travels across Asia? Considered quitting your job to become a travel blogger and book writer? Want to connect with travel-minded community members? Festival of the Pacific is a celebration of travel and transformation hosted by We Said Go Travel. The theme, … Continued

Thailand: Have You Been Spotified?

Before departing to Asia for the year, I dutifully loaded my ipod with hundreds of songs to accompany me overseas. I deemed my decision prudent, in that I would be armed with a variety of music from genres diverse as heavy metal, bebop jazz, and hip hop music. However, three months into our trip, I … Continued

Cambodia: Three Days in Phnom Penh

Three Days in Phnom Penh Even the weather was perfect-cloudy skies, a cool breeze and little rain. As the plane flew over the rice fields of Cambodia, dipping through clouds and finally emerging over the confluence of the Mekong and the Tonle rivers over Phnom Penh, I gazed at the flying countryside and city below, … Continued

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