Where in the World are Lisa and George?

Are you wondering where in the world we are? George and I arrived in Kolkata, India on Friday, November 23, 2012. The best way to follow us is to sign up for our newsletter! It comes out the first and third Tuesday of the month and arrives by email. SIGN UP HERE In the last … Continued

Suzdal, Golden city in the Golden Ring

Brilliant autumn weather in Moscow. Far too brilliant not to leave, I decide. Oh yes, it is true, the leaves on the Moscow trees are very colourful as well. But the concrete and the asphalt are simply too overwhelming to be able to really appreciate all these colours. And so I gather some stuff and … Continued

Give Yourself Time: The Joy of Taking a Break

Friends and family ask us, “How do you do it? How do you manage to leave for a year?” Others say, “You are crazy; I would never do that!” These people usually think of the dictionary definition of a vagabond as “…a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job.” I prefer Ralph … Continued

Suprising Surat Thani, Thailand (video)

Video: Suprising Surat Thani, Thailand Katun from Katun’s Guest House in Hua Hin suggested we take the train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani. We had a long journey of nearly twelve hours on the bus from Patong to Hua Hin, the week before so the train seemed like a smart choice. The train was … Continued

Visiting Prachuapkirikhan, Thailand (video)

Jeremy, George and I went on a day trip from Hua Hin to Prachuapkirikhan. We went on a mini bus that you find near the clock tower. Our goal was to get to Ao Manao (Lemon Bay) before it rained. We met James Knight, your First friend in the Thailand Tourist Police. Students from the … Continued

A Taste of Immortality – Part 3

One of the tombs of an Achaemenid king at Naqsh-e Rustam. All four tombs are carved out of the rock face. A pool view of the Eram Garden. The colorful patterns of a mosaic at the Eram Garden. Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan is surrounded by small fountains. Considered once a pivotal stop in the … Continued

Terrorized By My Bicycle in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

Terrorized By A Bike — 5 years Before I’m 50 “I did this to myself,” I mumbled. I kept thinking, “This is my fault. I am stuck on this bike in this heat in Bagan to celebrate my big birthday. I chose this. I must be crazy.” I wondered, “Why am I torturing myself? Are … Continued

Jeremy Kidd in Hua Hin, Thailand (video)

We visited our friend from Los Angeles, the famous Artist, Jeremy Kidd at Ocean Mountain View in Hua Hin, Thailand. He is living in a complex surrounded by pineapple plantations. He has a roof deck with a barbeque and a hot tub and a pool just steps from his living room. Jeremy and George jammed … Continued

Skiing In Austria with the Family

I didn’t really know that much about skiing in Austria before we went. I knew that Austria regularly produces some of the best ski racers in world, that they hosted the winter Olympics sometime in my youth, and that the Alps have some of the best skiing anywhere. I was going as part of a … Continued

Hua Hin School Children say Hello! (Video)

During September 2012, George and I were in Hua Hin, Thailand visiting friends. We went to the Hua Hin School and met the children. They loved speaking English with us and showing us their school! The children loved to shake hands and say, “Hello!” Video: Hua Hin School Children This movie is from our month … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel