Whales, Walruses, and Polar Bears in the Russian Far East

Whales, Walruses, and Polar Bears in the Russian Far East

The polar bear sauntered down the beach toward us. My heart pounded as he squinted in our direction, no doubt weighing the nutritional value of the 20 or so tasty morsels wrapped in fleece, down and Gore Tex just 40 yards away. I hurriedly took several photos, then looked around and figured I could probably … Continued

Tips and Tricks for Traveling Internationally with Kids

Traveling internat ionally with kids creates a lifetime of memories and instills a love for adventure and learning about other lands, but there are a few things to keep in mind once you’ve ventured across the oceans. Schedule, but don’t overschedule. Have an itinerary of what you want to see and do, but don’t fret … Continued

5 Travel Photography Tips from a Pro Photographer by Mikkel Paige of Sometimes Home for We Said Go Travel.

5 Travel Photography Tips from a Pro Photographer

Sometimes the best way to remember moments is through photography. There are times I’ll pick up a photo album or an old post online and only remember its finest details through imagery. A sunset photo in the Negev Desert in Israel helps me recall the taste of warm Bedouin tea in tents that evening, or a photo … Continued

My Vietnamese Massage – A Not So Happy Ending

I was in the southernmost part of Vietnam; the Ca Mau peninsula, a remote area surrounded by the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand. The tropical landscape was rich with tamarind and mango trees and mangroves, rice paddies and fish and shrimp farming canals formed every bend. The air was heavy and hot. And, … Continued

Visiting Lisbon Withlocals

Withlocals is the way to visit Lisbon, Portugal

My wife and I have traveled around the world and have been to places such as India, Thailand, Brazil, and Italy.  We have seen all the normal touristy places such as the Taj Mahal, The Colosseum, and Copacabana Beach. On these trips, we were tired of standing in line to see the same attraction that every other … Continued

New Jersey: A Year-Round Destination For Fun, Family and Food

Simply put, there is no place like New Jersey. It has been the home to some of the world’s most famous entertainers, including Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston, Meryl Streep, Peter Dinklage and Jack Nicholson. Countless landmark television and film projects have been filmed there, including The Sopranos, Garden State, American Hustle and many … Continued

International Travel Creates Lifetime Memories for Junior Journeyers

My husband and I traveled and lived all over the world before having kids.  It’s in our souls, and has kept our marriage interesting, challenging and wanting more. So, we want to pass that wanderlust and appreciation for different places and cultures along to our boys. In fact, it’s natural that we’d want to journey … Continued

most recommended travel apps

New Page: Most Recommended Travel Apps

Thank you to Caitlyn for creating a new page for us at We Said Go Travel! Find it below and here under Resources! THESE HANDY ON-THE-GO APP RECOMMENDATIONS COME DIRECTLY FROM BLOGGERS IN OUR TRAVEL INFLUENCER SERIES!   “We use Sky Scanner for finding cheap flights” Linda and Craig Martin of Indie Travel Podcast  “Definitely my go to … Continued

5 top travel tips for CRETE

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Crete Your Next Holiday Stop

With summer just around the corner, you might be feeling the draw of a last minute holiday. But, where should you go? There are many enticing destinations in Europe and beyond, and it’s important to feel like you’ve found the best deal for your money and made the most of your time off work. With … Continued

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