You’re Ugly!

Prologue: When a guy considers himself a feminist, he faces a lot of challenges no matter what culture he is in. I’d say there are even more challenges for straight…

How do you prepare for a trip to India?

By Megan I decided that there is no one way to properly prepare for a visit to India. You can read novels, guide books, ask other travelers opinions, but in…

Bluesfest!

Big news for Go Girl. Marianne will be representing our writers at the Byron Bay Bluesfest in Australia! The festival will be taking place on April 1-5, 2010 and will…

Saying Goodbye

By Beth December 17, 2009 On my last full day in São Tomé, the sun is blazing. My boyfriend, Kilson, and I spend the day at the beach, swimming off…

The Toxic Lake of Phnom Penh

By Lillie Catch more of her posts at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com There is a toxic lake at the heart of Phnom Penh. If you swim in it, your flesh may sizzle, or…

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…

You Can See The Stars

By Beth My friend Alessandro is visiting the USA for the first time while I am in São Tomé (see included picture; he is on the left). I met Alessandro…

Gaudi’s Barcelona

By Megan My first visit to Barcelona was only a few short days, but Gaudí’s work inspired me so much that it pulled me back to the city to live…

35,000 Dobras

By Beth “35,000 dobras????”  Kilson looks at me in disgust. “Can you believe that?” I’m out getting beers with Kilson and his cousin and they are in absolute shock over…

Vienna Art

By Megan The train took two hours longer than expected and really would not have been that bad if we understood what was going on.  And maybe it would have…

Boleia!

By Beth “Boleia!” the men shout to me from the sides of the road as I whiz by on my blue Suzuki motorcycle. This is how you flag down a…

Get Yourself a Girlfriend, or Two (Part 2)!

By AJ Last month, I focused on the parts of male culture that I saw in South Africa that promoted infidelity and having multiple girlfriends, or cherries (http://letsgogirl.wordpress.com/2009/12/27/get-yourself-a-girlfriend-or-two/).  There is…