First Night in Yangon, Myanmar (video)

George and I arrived in Yangon at night and took a taxi to the center of town. We had read about many hostels before we left Bangkok, but were not sure where we would stay in Yangon. We did not change money at the airport as the Lonely Planet says not to, but that would … Continued

Thanks Kred! Elite Influencer in Travel

What is Kred? “Kred, created by social analytics leader PeopleBrowsr, measures influence in online communities connected by interests. Kred celebrates the personal influence and generosity at the heart of human relationships-tight groups of friends and subject matter experts. Kred is based on 1,200 days of social data and offers completely transparent score calculation. For marketers, … Continued

The Urban Jewel in Tenerife’s Crown

Tenerife is not the kind of place you would associate with going on a city break but the largest island in the Canaries boasts the stunning city of La Laguna. A UNESCO World Heritage City since 1999, it has undergone extensive work in the past few years to become a lively, cultural, modern city that … Continued

Write A Post: Travel Literature for You, Part 2

Winter 2013–We Said Go Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes, Raffle WeSaidGoTravel.com invites you to enter its 2013 Travel Writing Contest with a $200 first-place prize and no fee for entry. The theme for the Winter 2013 contest is “Inspiration: A Place you Love.” We hope your article will encourage others to consider going … Continued

Music made from Trash: Landfill Harmonic in Paraguay (Video)

WATCH: Music made from Trash The Landfill Harmonic in Paraguay is an orchestra with incredible spirit and sound. The instruments are all created from recycled materials found in the trash. The story is going to blow your mind. From the movie: People realize that we shouldn’t throw away trash carelessly. Well, we shouldn’t throw away … Continued

Australia: The Working Holiday Way

From barbies and billabongs, to kangaroos and koalas (hey, I know it should be A to Z, but B to K seemed easier) Australia ticks a lot of boxes when it comes to travelling. The famous carefree Aussie spirit is somehow in keeping with just buying a plane ticket, slinging a backpack on and taking … Continued

6 Years Together! Dreams Do Come True!

Six years ago, on January 18, 2007, I had the best first date of my life. However, the get-together almost did not occur. I signed up for The Onion Personals online site, but George was not a member, having signed up at an affiliate site, Salon. Fate intervened again when an automated email triggered by … Continued

Revolution 2020: Does Life Imitate Art?

Reading Chetan Bhagat‘s Revolution 2020 in December 2012 while traveling by bus throughout India, it has seemed that art imitates life. The newspaper has been alive with the protests in the street with the “pink revolution.” The people of India are angry about the mistreatment of women and the lack of government response and protection. … Continued

The Cayman Islands: Fifty Shades of BayPart 4

It’s the final afternoon in paradise, and I head for Hell. Hell, it turns out, is a flash in the road near West Bay, named for a swatch of spiky, tortured, black, ironshore that looks like midday in the garden of evil. There are just a few structures in Hell: a bar named Club Infernal; … Continued

How to Write a Bad Travel Story

  We asked David Farley for permission to share his article from World Hum: How to Write a Bad Travel Story. We hope it inspires you to read, write and share your stories with us! Join in our Travel Writing Contest: Free Entry, Cash Prizes and a Raffle for great travel books! Despite popular belief, … Continued

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