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Scotland: Inspiration in St. Andrews

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Beth Ford from America. Thanks for your entry Beth! Standing on the curve of the land as it juts into the firth, holding onto the cool metal rail, damp with the morning’s rain, the paint peeling from it as if trying … Continued

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I Crash a Horse Race in Mongolia

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! Our route now took us north, down out of the Khangai Mountains, where, for the last night of a two-week camping trip in the Mongolian countryside, we were going to pitch our … Continued

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Bewitching Bangkok

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by CosmoHallitan from America. Thanks for your entry Cosmo! It’s not difficult to find inspiration for visiting Thailand. People wax lyrical about the bliss found on the golden shores of its wind-swept isles, gush about the warm hospitality of the locals, and … Continued

Sun Temple, Konark, India: Are We Slaves to Time?

Thanks to Cox and Kings for publishing my article: “Regrets, Are We Slaves to Time?“ 24 sandstone wheels, one for each hour of the day Walking around the Sun Temple in Konark, India, one can’t help but think about time. The temple has seven horses drawing a carriage, one for each day of the week. … Continued

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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

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