The Bittersweets of Traveling: Life as an Emirates Cabin Crew Member

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

HuffPost Personal: ‘My Octopus Teacher’ Was Mesmerizing But … 🚫✋🐙

🚫✋🐙THANK YOU HUFFPOST PERSONAL and amazing editor, Noah Michelson, for publishing my story! 🚫✋🐙 ‘My Octopus Teacher’ Was Mesmerizing But There’s 1 Thing That Deeply Troubled Me As a dive master, I just couldn’t stop thinking about the potentially dangerous message viewers might take away from the Oscar-winning film.By Lisa Ellen Niver 02/26/2022 09:04am EST Recently, Jacinta … Continued

5 ways celebrate your birthday in Boracay in the Philippines

5 ways to celebrate your birthday on Boracay

Boracay island in the Philippines is well known for being touristy. But venture away from the crowded area around Station 2 and there’s a bunch of fun things you can to do make your birthday truly special and memorable. This was how those cheeky Nomadic Boys set out to celebrate Sebastien’s 9th 25th birthday on Boracay island: … Continued

Ilocos Norte, Philippines: Paoay Opens Bacsil Sand Dunes

Sure, the sand dunes of Ilocos Norte have been used as the setting for the desert scenes in the movies Mad Maxx, Born on the Fourth of July, and the local blockbuster flicks ‘Ang Panday’ series and ‘Temptation Island’. The sand dunes have always been there. For the longest time, the locals knew it was … Continued

Something Unexpected in the Philippines

Searching frantically for scraps of food, like ants trapped inside a lunchbox, it was that all too familiar look of confusion mixed with a hopeful desperation that brought us together. We were the only Americans in the international terminal of the Manila, the Philippines Airport, five minutes into a four-hour layover on Christmas Eve. There … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel