Hula-hooping around the World!

Hula-hooping around the World!

Are you wondering what is in my luggage? I travel with a hula-hoop! I have taught children in a village in Vanuatu, Maasai Warriors in Kenya, hooped at the government house in Palau and at a prison in the Philippines! Every time I bring out my hoop, there are always smiles, laughter and new friends! … Continued

Sunshine Girls Walking Tour of DTLA

Thank you to Jennifer Faust for spending the day with me exploring Downtown Los Angeles! Enjoy the video: Jennifer and I worked on cruise ships and traveled around the world. During the COVID, great pause, we have both been in California and this was our first adventure outside together. We wandered around Downtown Los Angeles … Continued

The joys of a private luxury villa in Maui

When the topic of a family vacation comes up or when friends want to celebrate with an excursion, many places come to mind.  Should they go rent out bungalows in the jungle of Costa Rica?  Maybe booking a private villa and ski trip to Colorado comes to mind or even visiting a few national parks … Continued

Motorbiking Vietnam: Losing Myself

Why do I travel? I’m searching for those moments when I lose myself. When I stop thinking. When my brain shuts off. When I just notice what is around me. I’m zooming around on my rented motorbike, observing the mountains outside of Bac Ha, a tiny town in northern Vietnam. The rice paddies stretch around … Continued

Myanmar: Late Night Music Nyuang Shwe (video)

WATCH: 32 Late Night Music Nyuang Shwe, Myanmar (Burma) George played guitar in the streets of Nyuang Shwe with several new friends and old. I liked the song for my birthday! It was the beginning of a great celebration! See more about our happy birthday events with friends especially chocolate banana pancakes in our next movie. … 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

Dump Life in Cambodia

Written by Tyler Brooks In the smoky distance a small girl with her friends is playing jump rope without a care in the world. On an oasis patch of dying or dead grass teenagers stare at the sky, pointing out elephants, cars, people’s faces and anything else they see in the clouds above. A gang … Continued

Friends from the Road

People always ask us,  “How do you know where to go?” And they want to know, “How can you find a place to stay?” When George and I left for our year trip, having booked only two nights of hotel accommodation and one additional flight, my major concern was that we would end up sleeping … Continued

Meeting the Locals: Connecting on the road and at home

One of the most unexpected surprises of budget travel has been the connection with people. One of my favorite parts of our trips happens not only when we meet locals along the way, but also other travelers back home afterward. Traveling the “five-star” way (having lived on board a cruise ship for seven years) I … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel