Memories Regarding Virginia

Memories Regarding Virginia

Humble prayers were made on our corner of Highpoint Drive and Windfall Lane. A family of nine, a van in neutral, coasted out of the driveway to save on gas before rolling any further past the red stop sign at the street’s end, paused momentarily in the dark. This is how I remember beginning vacations. … Continued

Nigeria: Discovering Akoo

It was a very long journey travelling from Abuja to my hometown. I was only six years old. We arrived at the village at about 3:30pm. ‘Big Mama’ as we fondly called my grandmother was there to give a warm reception. Exchange of pleasantries with relatives and other neighbours with series of ‘welcome’ that filled … Continued

Whangamata: The flood of memories

I was always lucky as a child. My family were huge believers in travel and from the day I was born my father had already began mapping out a family trip. Being half Filipino it was to first visit my Mothers family back home. However, no matter how many countries we traveled too when I … Continued

France: Evoking Travel Memories with Food

Traveling turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. When we return home from our travels, food can transport us back to that special time and place. Souvenirs and pictures do this too, but food affects our bodies in addition to our minds. Just one taste can carry us to another country especially France. My strongest memories … Continued

Help Greece! Go Travel!

Lindos, on the Island of Rhodos in the Aegean Sea, is by far one of my favorite ocean travel destinations. The ruins are captivating, as are the stories of island’s the ancient cities. I love to wander among the fallen columns and flowered landscapes, to search for clues to understand what happened so many years … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel