Life in Lamai: We Said Go Travel

Published: Tue, 02/04/14

We Said Go Travel Newsletter 43: Feb. 4, 2014
George plays with the band at Rock Island House
Lamai, Koh Samui, Thailand

Hello from Koh Samui, Thailand. Lately we have been enjoying life in Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand. See photos above and below for the band George has been playing with at Rock Island House Bar and our new friends from this visit. When we were here last Poi was a tiny eight-month old and now she is a wandering, talking drumming toddler! We love her smile in the photo!

We have added over twenty-five videos to our YouTube channel at their house but over forty-five new videos since Jan 1! A giant thanks to our friends, Jessica and Ted, for sharing their fiber optic Wi-Fi, gorgeous home, pool and support! We could not have done it without them! 

Jessica also introduced us to all her friends and we enjoyed a block party, Aussie day celebration, Friday night performance with Mimi Moore and afternoon bowling for Chinese New Year. So much of life depends on whom you meet, we are grateful to our friends in Lamai! We are on our way North in Thailand to experience our first visit to Chiang Rai and to get a new visa! But we will be back in Lamai again later this year.

We are grateful to Jessie Voigts of Wandering Educators for hosting our live online Google on Air hangout to announce the winners of our Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. The Inspiration Travel Writing Contest is open, has a first prize of $1,000usd and closes on Valentine's Day! We look forward to sharing your inspiring stories.

In 2013, we released our e-book, Traveling in Sin. The Paperback version is nearly ready for release! We hope to have it ready in the next few weeks.

We thank 1000 Places to Fight for our wonderful interview: We Said Go Kiss!

We appreciate all of you who read our newsletters, articles, website and BOOK! Thank you to everyone for your support of our journey and all our writing. Connect with us on  Facebook,  Google+InstagramLinkedInPinterest,  SlideShare,  Twitter, and YouTube.

Lisa and George (Click here to sign up for this newsletter. )

Bowling in Chewang, Koh Samui, Thailand for Chinese New Year!
Huffington Post Travel Reviews Traveling in Sin
If you're traveling to [Asia], especially independently, Traveling In Sin is a wonderful resource -- like a personalized version of Lonely Planet -- while also being a very entertaining read. If you enjoy living vicariously through travel memoirs, Traveling In Sin makes makes you feel as if you've covered all of Southeast Asia. Read the full review: CLICK HERE
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Enter the Inspiration Travel Writing Contest: FIRST PRIZE $1,000usd. 

Our Gratitude Travel Writing Contest had 289 writers participate! Enjoy the entries published so far: Click here. More are being published each day. We will announce the winners at the end of January 2014. 
Lisa is in Prevention Magazine: See photo above!

Our Memoir is available: Traveling in Sin

We left last July for Indonesia for this one year journey and five years ago in July for our first one year sabbatical! Read our memoir, Traveling in Sin, to learn how we met online, and chose to meander from Indonesia to Mongolia. Along the way, I lost over fifty pounds and we got engaged underwater. This book is NOT a collection of blog posts. We have never published this story before! Enjoy all the colorful characters we met and the tears and triumphs of a Peace Corps Worker and a Princess (cruises employee) finding their way together in Asia. 

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