Who is a Finalist for the Southern California Journalism Awards?

June 19th, 2017

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I am a finalist in two categories for the Southern California Journalism Awards! I am so honored and excited. Thank you to everyone who has supported me in my writing career. What are the Southern California Journalism Awards? The 59th Southern California Journalism Awards honor the best in broadcast, print and online media. There were 1200 … Continued

Will you love the Sugar Sand Festival in Clearwater Beach? I did love being at the amazing Sugar Sand Festival 2017! There is so much to do and discover in Florida. Enjoy my videos from my visit which show you the magical time we had together. VIDEO: 1 Let’s Go to Clearwater Florida for the … Continued

Do you love to wander and write about it? Do you wonder how to get started? I hope you will join in our 13th We Said Go Travel Writing Award. Share where you find freedom in our Summer writing competition. I am honored to be #28 on this list of Top 75 Travel Lifestyle Blogs & … Continued

When I was traveling in South East Asia on two long sojourns (11 months and 18 months), I learned about the fantastic low cost airline, AirAsia. I am happy to report that as of June 28, 2017 AirAsia will be flying to Hawaii. This is such great news. I love everything about AirAsia especially their tagline “Now … Continued

How do you define independence? Dictionary.com says: “freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others.” Share your definition in our Independence Travel Writing Award this summer. Do you want to be completely free from the influence and support of others? I do not think so. I do not want that kind of … Continued

Thank you to Delta Sky Magazine for publishing my article about Fabien Cousteau and what is in his bag!  Third generation aquanaut and ocean documentary filmmaker, Fabien Cousteau, was named one of the world’s sexiest explorers and spent 31 days underwater speaking to 100,000 students on six continents from the bottom of the sea. Cousteau’s … Continued

Traveling to Shanghai I was so excited for my trip to Shanghai to begin. I have been doing new and adventurous things as part of my 50 things before I am 50 project so it is true, I flew to China for the weekend! My group met Wednesday night at 10pm at LAX International Tom … Continued

May 2017 NEWS: Time to TRAVEL! I am writing the news early this month as I will be spending over three weeks in Europe in May and going to six countries. Three of them I have never been to before and they will be countries #97, 98 and 99! I feel so very fortunate that I have … Continued

Do you wonder where to travel next? I love to go to the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show to get inspired for my next journey. Did you know that “L.A.’s Favorite Travel Show is Now the Nation’s Largest!” Put it on your calendar now!  Join me February 24 – 25, 2018 at the Los Angeles … Continued