Islamabad- The Beautiful City of Pakistan

Islamabad- The Beautiful City of Pakistan

“There!” I exclaimed, firmly holding the steering wheel with one hand while my other hand pointed outside the car’s window. My sister Arooj’s gaze followed the direction and a smile spread on her face. I gradually pulled the car on the road side to have a bird’s eye view of Islamabad. We were on our … Continued

Guam: Flight Paths

They were stationed in groups along the shores of Tumon. The Japanese. The American military. The Russians. The Russians? This was not 1944. There was no war. Nearly seventy years after the US military liberated Guam from three years of Japanese occupation, here I was. An American-living-in-Japan traveling with the Japanese to vacation in America. … Continued

Limitless Power: Waterfalls and Romance in Argentina

You are 17 years old, and it’s the first time you’ve left the country. You are standing at the base of a 200 foot tall waterfall, staring up. You feel a strong mist caressing your face and arms. You feel the power in the sound, a constant pounding, a never-ending collapse and explosion of energy. … Continued

London: One of the great European Attractions

When people plan a trip to Europe, one iconic city always pops up at the top of the list of cities to visit. It is Western Europe’s largest city and one of it’s oldest as well. With a population of over 8 million people, London has always been the starting point for many trips to Europe. From history museums … Continued

River Gods: Confessions of a Grand Canyon Guide

Richard Bang is the judge for our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest! We hope his story inspires you to share yours! It all began, for me, at a meeting of the Canoe Cruisers Association, the Washington, D.C. chapter. In the midst of the button-down capital there is an underground of cutoffs and t-shirts that each weekend … Continued

Traveling as a Single Woman in Dubai

While I now travel with my husband, I have spent the last 7 years travelling alone, and as a woman I am a huge advocate for travelling solo.  I was never willing to forgo a trip just because friends didn’t want to come along, and the experiences I gained from travelling solo have done wonders … Continued

Barbados: A great place to visit year round.

Ah, the Caribbean. The name alone conjures up daydreams of relaxing on the beach under a palm tree with your feet buried in warm, white sand and a nice sea breeze coming off the clear blue waters ahead. With thousands of islands spread out over the Caribbean Sea, there are many options of islands to … Continued

France: One Souffle At a Time

We are honored to have an excerpt and share a review from One Soufflé at a Time: A Memoir of Food and France by Anne Willan and Amy Friedman. Amy Friedman is an award winning writer and will return in 2014 as one of the judges for our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest. THINGS I’VE SMUGGLED … Continued

Exploring the fascinating Maldives

One of the most beautiful countries in the world and one that is most affected by global warming are the Maldives Islands. Located just to the south and west of mainland India on the equator, the nation of the Maldives consist of more than 1,200 islands, which are made up of 26 atolls. Only a … Continued

Guatemala’s Children: From Forced Labor To The Classroom

From Forced Labor To The Classroom: Maria and Carmen’s Second Last Chance Guest Post by Luke Maguire Armstrong Today, everyone reading this has an opportunity to not just travel the world, but make a difference in the lives of those in need they encounter along the way. It is difficult to believe that I first … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel