Guam: “The Hub of Micronesia” Hafa Adai

As our airplane descended toward Guam after departing Palau’s International airport in the wee hours of the morning, I reflected on how little I knew about the U.S. territory island called Guam. I knew the island of Guam, situated in eastern Micronesia, has had a strong U.S. military background; I also was aware that in … Continued

I Dream of Italy in Rome

The train lurched to a stop and I double checked to make sure this was where I was to get off.  The sign read Colosseo.  I stepped off the train and stopped at a bench to find my map and directions as to what exit to take.  I was still a relatively new traveller, and … Continued

Mesmerising Mauritius

Mark Twain has very rightly said “You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven and that heaven was copied after Mauritius” Way back when I was young, I had visited Mauritius with a brand new husband in tow. As our plane lost height, I caught sight of a lush green jewel … Continued

Australia – The Place to Go

Ask me, “Why go to Australia?” and my response would be “How could one not want to go to Australia!?” As both a country and a continent, Australia is gigantic, encompassing an area of 7.692 million square kilometers/ 2.97 million miles squared, or five percent of the world’s land mass. What it packs into that … Continued

Tonsured in Tamil Nadu, India

Tonsured in Tamil Nadu I arrived in Chennai, India, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, with a head full of curly, brown hair. It was the longest my hair had ever been, falling down to my shoulders in a pyramid of curls, all due to my girlfriend Holly’s move to India. She left the … Continued

Friendly Faces in Colombia

My time in Colombia was brief but certainly very sweet. From admiring street art on the buildings in Bogota, to embracing the peace and beauty in the colonial town of Villa de Leyva, to endless partying in Medellin, every minute of my time there was well spent. Although the country has many positive qualities, and … Continued

Eating and Drinking Around Acqui Terme, Italy

A couple decades ago, when I was just out of college, I moved to Italy to work as an au pair. Unlike most travelers, I did not end up in a city like Florence or Rome but rather a small town in the region of Piedmont where no one spoke English. I knew nothing about … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel