A Vietnamese Wedding

A Vietnamese Wedding

They told us the wedding was Sunday at six. Later on, we found out that was 6 a.m., meaning not-so-bright and early in the morning. But from the looks of things, it was a big deal. The son of our hostel owner was getting married and all week, the staff had been setting up with … Continued

South Africa: When Lovers Unite

It was May 17, 2012 when my five best girlfriends and I would embark to the far reaches of South Africa as bridesmaids and bride, to rejoice in the celebration of something beautiful. The excitement that filled our hearts was beyond anything I’d ever felt. Three plane rides, twenty two hours of travel time and … Continued

India: Guests at a Wedding in Travel Longer Magazine

Thank you to Travel Longer Magazine – The World’s Premier Extended Travel & Photography Magazine for including our article about India, “Guests are like Gods at an Indian Wedding,” in their magazine! [gview file=”http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/WSGT-.pdf”] FREE THREE MONTH SUBSCRIPTION to Travel Longer Magazine code:  wesaidgotravel  (all lower caps, no spaces) expires at midnight, Friday 28th June.  This is for the … Continued

Canada: The World on the Road with Peggy

The very best thing about the one place that we feel the most freedom is that it is not just one place…it is everywhere we go. Our freedom does not come in the shape of a country, a city, a town. Not a valley, a forest or a waterfall, its not even on the top … Continued

6 Years Together! Dreams Do Come True!

Six years ago, on January 18, 2007, I had the best first date of my life. However, the get-together almost did not occur. I signed up for The Onion Personals online site, but George was not a member, having signed up at an affiliate site, Salon. Fate intervened again when an automated email triggered by … Continued

Pearls of Wisdom for a Happy Anniversary!

PEARLS OF WISDOM 50 COUPLES EACH MARRIED 50 YEARS  As an assistant cruise director on the Love Boat, I hosted a party that included more than 2500 years of marriage.  I asked the couples to tell me their secrets. How did they stay married for over half a century, when most of us can’t even … Continued

The Secrets of Happy Marriages

Article first published as The Secrets of Happy Marriages on Technorati. This recent sunset in Brentwood, California reminded me of the one a year ago when we got married at Casa Del Mar, December 19, 2009. I thought, “We made it! One year of marriage! Thank goodness we both showed up for the first blind … Continued

Skipping down the Aisle

George asked me to marry him on January 18, 2009,our 2 year anniversary, while snorkeling in the beautiful waters of Koh Lipe. Over Valentine’s Day, my parents were traveling with us and we decided to get married on December 19, 2009 at Casa Del Mar where we had our very first date. Our photos were … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel