For Goodness Sake: Travel!

For Goodness Sake: Travel!

For a long time, I’ve been on a soapbox about how international travel can be a force for good in the world. I bookmark stories about the positive, transformational impact of travel experiences. Here are three of my favorites: Several years ago, a young college...
Transforming lives – one woman at a time

Transforming lives – one woman at a time

I had to submit a proposal this week – a big one. I hadn’t done anything like this for a long, long time, since most of our new customers come from referrals and don’t require an elaborate presentation to win the business. But this one was different...
Rollin’ on the Ayeyarwady

Rollin’ on the Ayeyarwady

It was the dead of a nearly moonless night when we left our hotel . . . … to catch the 5:30 AM ferry from Bagan to Mandalay. Yesterday, I was up early for a hot-air balloon ride over the plains of Bagan and the day before involved an early morning flight from...
I’m Leaving and It Feels Strange

I’m Leaving and It Feels Strange

  Yeah, that’s right.  I’m leaving and it feels strange.  I’m not used to this. I can hear you scoff.  “You’re always leaving, Marilyn!  You can do it in your sleep . . .” Well, this time is different.  I’m experiencing...