Finding India in Myanmar

“Indiaaaa,” he says, dragging out the ends like a veteran ring announcer. “You come from the birthplace of Buddha?” he asks. This is the first time I’ve been pegged as…

Coming of Age in India: A Snapshot

A ceremony of womanhood. Image by Flickr user Savara. Three dozen freshly washed sheets hang over a zigzag of clothing lines. The row of monogrammed bed sheets and pillow covers…

Sand in our pockets

Mr. Kumar, our guesthouse owner, promises us the best deal in all of Jaisalmer — an overnight camel safari under twenty dollars. He toys with the bristles of his caterpillar…

Fish for breakfast

The Kasimedu fishing harbour is located on the northern end of Chennai. The harbour accomodates 1,395 fishing boats and also doubles as a ship building facility. The lonely alleyway bears…

2014: The Women’s Rights Challenge

India’s day of “One Billion Rising.” Image from rawstory.com. There are so many “Women in 2013” lists floating around the web right now, it seems silly to do a recap….

Discover amazing wildlife sanctuaries in Goa

Most people picture white-sand beaches and turquoise waters when they imagine a cheap holiday in Goa – and while you’ll definitely come across these, the Indian region is also home to some…

Midlife Euphoria

By Poonam Kirpal, Guest Writer   A friend of mine and I decided to take a short holiday away from our spouses, children, and household responsibilities. Location was not a…

These Boots Were Made for Walking

When I recently packed my bags to move to Israel, my hiking boots were one of the only pairs of shoes to make the cut. When I pulled them out…

Megan’s Top Ten of 2010

As challenging as 2010 was, I experienced some amazing things as a Go Girl.  I celebrated one year as a writer for this fantastic online magazine with our year anniversary…

Missing Go Girl

I was just passed on the news this morning of Aubrey Sacco, a 23-year old from Boulder, Colorado, who went missing in early May after setting off on a solo…