Choosing: Cruising or Resort Holidays

What will you pick? A Cruise or Resort Holiday? All-inclusive cruise and resort holidays allow you to sit back and relax on your getaway without having to spend time and energy worrying about planning and logistics. Both are very popular, as they offer the opportunity to make friends with like-minded people, and relax in a … Continued

Disregarding Inhibition in Bulgaria

I am an overly cautious person. I religiously wash my hands, never jaywalk, and always obey posted rules and regulations. That changed when I moved to Bulgaria; this is not a country for the cautious. I came here for the year as an English Teaching Assistant through the Fulbright program. Two weeks of orientation, which … Continued

Philadelphia, USA: Steeped in History

Bill and I have been RVing in North America for a couple of years. We have the freedom to be who we want to be, where we want to be, and what we want to do. Pennsylvania is a beautiful state. In Chocolatetown, Hershey we became children all over again. In Pittsburgh we were charmed … Continued

Laos: Taking a wrong turn.

The road wound for miles in front of us. I could see the shadow of the bike and its two riders stretching out on the road next to us. Something came into view ahead, at first just a blurry shape, slowly coming into solid form. A lonely cow ambled towards us, and we adeptly maneuvered … Continued

Turkmenistan: The Gates of Hell

Surely there is nothing that can make a person feel more independent, more truly in charge of their own life, than the opportunity to drive around one of the most closed and unknown countries in the world. Separation from civilisation won’t always and doesn’t necessarily make a person feel free, but this is my story … Continued

Peru: Shamanic Awakening

Peru: Shamanic Awakening “Oh, winds of the South… breathe upon us…blow upon us…touch our hearts now. . .” The voice is soft. Musical. As feminine as its source. With outstretched arms, she turns first to the sky and then to me, her brown hair sailing in the jungle breeze. I am sitting deep in the … Continued

Healthy Habits on the Road

Backpacking around the globe is a tough job but someone’s gotta do it. On a slightly more serious note however, I find it is super easy to fall into bad habits while  travelling, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Staying in a small hostel in the middle of say, Bangkok, is not very conducive … Continued

Myanmar: Exploring Bagan Day Two (video)

WATCH: 25 Exploring Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) Day Two  ABOUT BAGAN: I read that at one time there were 13,000 temples, pagodas and religious structures in Bagan. There are now about 2000 temples from the 11th to 13th century. On October 11, 2012, I took an afternoon walk to see more temples. I found Gu-byauk-nge and … Continued

Poland: The Magic of Discovering Legacy

The Magic of Discovering Legacy By Esther K. Meyers My trip grew from a seed planted in the earliest of my days. It gradually took shape inside me and finally demanded to bloom into reality. My parents’ stories about this place populated my youthful dreams. Six decades before I was to walk it, I imagined … Continued

India: Time stops at Kasauli

There are so many hill stations in India to contemplate upon that one is spoilt for choice while deciding to visit one of them- more so when one is in the beautiful city of Chandigarh from where the hilly places are not too far away. This time we decided to explore the sweet little town … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel