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Donegal, Ireland: A Place I Love

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Mary Mac from America. Thanks for your entry Mary! Inish Eoghan, County Donegal, Ireland Scientists say that the sense of smell can bring back a rush of memories.That’s why smells, feelings and memories become so easily and intimately entangled. More than … Continued

For the Love of Burma

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Victoria Milner from Australia. Thanks for your entry Victoria! Love is such a strong word, and one that is used way too indiscriminately these days. There are however some places you visit that inspire love from the get go. Burma is such … Continued

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The Quintessential English Village

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Prachi Joshi from India. Thanks for your entry Prachi! Have you ever built up a place so much in your imagination that you wonder whether the reality will turn out to be a disappointment? And the relief when the place surpasses your … Continued

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Istanbul, the City that Straddles Two Continents

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Jack Scott from England. Thanks for your entry Jack! No trip to Turkey is complete without tasting the wonders of Istanbul, entertainment, media, cultural and economic capital of Turkey with a population of 13.5 million (and counting). The political capital, Ankara, … Continued

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Love is All You Need in Liverpool

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Sarah Humphreys from England. Thanks for your entry Sarah! Wandering through the centre of Liverpool at 9am and overhearing a Scouser, as the locals are known, say to his mate, “Do you think it’s too early for a pint?” I really … Continued

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Sydney, Australia. A Place I Love.

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Sara Hardman from England. Thanks for your entry Sara! Is it possible for a city to break your heart? If it is, it’s Sydney and it took mine in July. I moved to Australia on the Working Holiday visa at the … Continued

Nepal: Learning to be a Trekker!

From our latest Newsletter: We Said: Hello from Nepal Hello from Pokhara! Our time in Nepal has been filled with wonderful people and incredible views. We hiked UP! to Sarangkot from Pokhara. This stair climb began at the lake (884 m) to Sarangkot (1590m). It was about 4 hours uphill but the views at the … Continued

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Thailand: Finding Friendship and Tea Above the Clouds

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest  I sat waiting in the back of the truck; the heat subsiding slightly as a storm hovered above, the beat of raindrops on metal creating watery melodies. In twenty minutes the clouds had passed, but the air still hung heavy with humidity. I … Continued

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Turkey: The Paradise on Earth

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Shodiyakhon Toshkhujaeva from Uzbekistan. Thanks for your entry Shodiyakhon! I was a bit frightened when the plane took off: I shut my eyes. Plane was shaking bringing warm excitement and at the same time, fear of unexpected and unknown surprises to my … Continued

Safari time in South Africa

When people hear the words ‘South Africa,’ the first thing that comes to mind most of the time is safari. Travellers who visit South Africa often do not leave without joining in on one or more safari tours. As they say, you have not really experienced South Africa until you join in on a safari … Continued

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