Myanmar is officially known as “The Land of Golden Pagodas.” From the thousands of temples in the plains of Bagan, to the magnificent Shwedagon Zedi Daw that is approximately 1,500 years g’old, there is good reason for it to be known for it’s Golden Pagodas.
But as Aaron John discovered in his travels, it should also be called “The Land of Golden Smiles,” because he saw so many happy smiles on the faces of the Burmese people wherever he went.
Let's play Who Wants to Be a Zillionaire, right now!
The $500 question starts us off, here we go.
Founded in 1727, “the Pink City” is the nickname for what city?
Hey Toters, what’s Athen-in’?
Back in 2019, travelers Eileen and Lesley visited Athens, Greece. They loved it so much that they wanted to encourage you to visit “the city of the violet crown” someday too. If you ever get the chance to go to Athens,
…you Odyssey the Porch of the Caryatids on the north side of the Acropolis
Traveler Tim Gibson loves seeing new parts of the world. His latest ventures took him to the southwest of France.
From visiting his nephew high in the Pyrenees, to enjoying the glorious mountain views of the region, and to partaking in the spectacular French cuisine.
"Singapore is a country where old and new exist side-by-side.
From walking downtown through the streets lined with gleaming skyscrapers, to stumbling upon temples that are over a hundred years old, and to discovering a carefully preserved city block of traditional shop-fronts that date back to colonial days.
Traveler Harriet had a beret good time exploring France.
One of her favorite places was Sault, a small town in the heart of lavender country.
Here is what she had to Marseille about her visit:
"Sault is a small, charming, Provençal town with a lovely fabric shop—Un Air De Provence.
There have been many famous explorers in the history of mankind (other than Dora and the internet browser of course).
Marco Polo, Lewis and Clark, Neil Armstrong, and many other explorers earned their way into our history books.
In our age of Google Maps and satellite imagery, exploration is a little different. But that doesn’t discourage Aaron John from going to some of the least known places where few travelers ever go.
Well, it's Valentine's Day and I'm sure you've already been bombarded with messages about romance, love, and all that mushy stuff. So why not talk about something different instead?
Perhaps one of the longest relationships you'll ever have is the one you have with planet Earth.
We know it’s still a week away, but we wanted to send out a special message before Valentine’s Day!
This one is for the person who rocks your world,
Uganda isn’t called the Pearl of Africa for no reason. It's full of breathtaking views, tasty food, and awesome people. And it's also where the idea for Taaluma Totes sprang from!
Traveler Carli recently got to experience the awesomeness of Uganda when she visited her college roommate.
Traveler Tim recently visited one of his favorite places in the world, a small village near Bamako, Mali.
Back in 2017, Tim helped open a middle school with a foundation called Mali Rising, which focuses on building schools in remote areas to spread education to the youth.