Myanmar: Moseah Yeshuah Synagogue, Yangon (video)

WATCH: Moseah Yeshuah Synagogue, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) September 29, 2012 Around 2pm we were off to visit the Moseah Yeshuah Synagogue at 85 26th Street. The man at the desk wanted to know, “Why do you want to go there?” George told him, “We are Jewish and Lisa’s friend, Ellen, knows Moses the caretaker. He … Continued

Phanomsarakham, Thailand: My Grain of Inspiration

 This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Moses Utomi from America. Thanks for your entry Moses! Anyone can write about a meteor hitting the Earth; only a writer could write about a grain of sand hitting the beach and make it feel just as impactful. For us writers … Continued

NOLA Rising!

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Lyna Chon from the America. Thanks for your entry Lyna! Stepping out of the airport doors into the thick summer air of New Orleans, I felt like I was swimming through warm molasses.  Having grown up in Los Angeles, I was … Continued

Take Me Back to the Black Hills of Dakota

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Kelli Mutchler from the USA. Thanks for your entry Kelli! Norbert Mutchler’s name is one of thousands carved into the white headstones that line the Black Hills National Cemetery.  Small plastic flags and individual red carnations are the only decorations.  On … Continued

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Netherlands: The Efteling

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Sofie Couwenbergh from Belgium. Thanks for your entry Sofie! When the people from WeSaidGoTravel launched the contest that inspired me to do this series I think they expected to get articles about interesting countries, vibrant cities and picturesque towns. And that’s … Continued

Montreal: Mon Amour

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Jeff Shoer from Canada. Thanks for your entry Jeff! In true Montrealer or Montrealais (French version) fashion, I am starting my night just before midnight on a Thursday – in this case it’s Valentine’s Day. A city with true, “joie de … Continued

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Mongolia: In Which We Ford a Flooded Gobi River

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! In a country where 100km is a good day’s travel on the earth roads that serve most of Mongolia,  we had just learned from locals at Baruunbayan-Ulaan, a soum center where we … Continued

Nepal: First Month

Click here to READ the entire recent Newsletter: We Said: Hello from Nepal Hello from the UNESCO World Heritage site of Boudhanath, outside Kathmandu (photo above.) The dome of the stupa is 120 feet in diameter, and 43 meter in height. (why the brochure uses both feet and meters is almost as confusing as Nepal’s … Continued

Philippines: El Nido

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Gloria Snyder from the USA. Thanks for your entry Gloria! From underwater, the distant breaking of quiet waves on the beach sound like sand moving, rhythmically, from one end of an hourglass to the other. On the thin beach between the … Continued

Munchausen Syndrome and the Oregon Coast

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Danielle Kitchel from the USA. Thanks for your entry Danielle! Rain. The air was filled with a light mist that didn’t precisely fall but seemed to drift aimlessly under a pearly gray sky. Everything else under that arching dome was shaded … Continued

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