Me and Mr. Li: A Reflection on Chinese New Year

Me and Mr. Li: A Reflection on Chinese New Year

For four years of my early life, I was what they called a “third culture kid.” For those who have yet to live abroad, a “third culture kid,” or “TCK,” is a kid who has the opportunity to grow up in a completely different place than their parents. My mom was born in Long Island, … Continued

I am a Winner! We Said Go Travel News Sept 2020

Sept News 2020 with We Said Go Travel: I was honored to win in the Southern California Journalism Awards for my print story in Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines about Rembrandt! G6. PRINT MAGAZINE FEATURE, Under 1,000 Words: Any feature.  Lisa Niver, Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” I was a finalist for FIVE Southern … Continued

Travel as a lens for High Holy Day Reflections

A sunset at Falealupo, Savaii, Samoa. When I travel, I imagine that I am talking to strangers from a different culture and that I witness different lives to learn about those same lives, but in reality I always reach hidden treasures; insights into my own reality and dreams. Sometimes the action of travel teaches me … Continued

Using Travel and the Seasons to Gain Perspective

Author Rachel Friedman’s travel memoir The seasons go round and round sometimes without notice, but I like to pay attention. The Labor Day holiday reminds us that summer has almost ended and the school year will soon begin. This year my contemplation of beginnings and endings includes my Aunt Iris’s passing and Christopher Rowe’s (my … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel