Have to be flexible

My first night aboard the MV Explorer was rough. As soon as we pulled away from the port and Nassau began to disappear over the horizon, the ship began to…

Never Fear Firsts

My new ski instructor, Mark, watches me for a moment. I’ve been practicing my new moves (these consist of walking forward, standing still without sliding down a hill and sometimes-…

Dress For the Job You Want

And if the job you want is as a professional skier in the Japan boom-time 80s, then you’ve come to the right place.  In fact, as stylish and fashion-forward as…

Bonus Day

Last year, around spring break time, I was getting ready for a trip to the Keys to visit Grandpa and enjoy a vacation away from Boston’s grey skies.  Sun, relaxation,…

Sometimes you just have to let go

As I stood in line waiting to board the MV Explorer, I thought to myself, “There’s no turning back now.” I looked around at all the other adventurous, excited college…

Out of Breath

We arrived five hours later than we thought we would in Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal.  Those five hours spent waiting on the train, with no update from…

Varanasi Ghats

On our first morning in Varanasi, we made our way through the streets and down to the Ghats that define this ancient city.  Our interest in the ghats (a series of steps…

Ho Ho Hokkaido

**Greetings, Go Girl readers – I’m happy to be here!  Tune in the last Sunday of every month to check out more tales of gripping suspense and titillating adventure in…

Roadtrip: Lynchburg, VA

As I am taking a road trip this weekend, I know that I have to mentally prepare for the long haul; my mind has to be ready to endure the…

Delhi Extremes

The New Delhi train station is not exactly the most lively locale at five in the morning.  And the journey there from the airport wasn’t exactly what one might consider a…

Hit the Road, Jane

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Do by Lisa You feel the call of the open road. You want to pack up your car, step on the gas, and…

Montserrat

By Megan I knew that Montserrat was supposed to be gorgeous, but I had no idea. I also knew that it was of religious importance because the Black Madonna (wikipedia…