I was honored to work with Visit Solomon Islands and spend two weeks meeting the people and learning the history of the area. To learn more about the Battle of Guadalcanal and World War II see my articles, videos and photos below. Thank you to SMITHSONIAN for sharing my story, “75 years after the Battle of Guadalcanal, walk … Continued

July 2017 NEWS: Winner at the Award Ceremony I won second place for my print column at the Jewish Journal for the Southern California Journalism Awards! There were 1200 entries for the 59th annual awards and I was a finalist in two categories. Where did I travel recently? I flew with JetSuiteX for a one day adventure to … Continued

June 2017 NEWS: Finalist at the Award Ceremony I am a finalist in two categories for the Southern California Journalism Awards! The ceremony is June 25 at the Biltmore. I am honored to be included. There were 1200 entries for the 59th annual awards. Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club for my nominations. I will … Continued

This article was first published at Sheknows as:  Being 300 feet in the air can give you the change in perspective you need: Get out of your head by climbing and dining in tall monuments Zig Ziglar said, “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” Changing perspective can bring a surprising new view of … Continued

September News: 748,000 video views I am so grateful to everyone who has supported me on my journey with We Said Go Travel. Thank you! My journey with video began in Taiwan in 2011 with a Cisco Flip Camera. One of my 5th grade students taught me to use iMovie at recess. I am now 2,000 views … Continued

Going to a conference can test your ability to remain calm. There are options for excess and overwhelm everywhere you look. Just opening the schedule can send some immediately to a panic attack or a xanax. But step away from the pills and drama, I have five suggestions to calm your mind and help your … Continued

The original version of this article “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” was originally published in Jewish Journal. Please share your story of finding freedom in our We Said Go Travel Award. “Merriam-Webster defines brave as ‘having or showing courage.’ Courage as ‘mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.’ I have come … Continued

A version of this article called “Why you should try Japanese Teppanyaki for dinner tonight” was originally published on SheKnows. What is Teppanyaki? Teppanyaki ((鉄板焼き ) is one of my favorite things for dinner! I love when this Japanese style dinner is the show! The Japanese words literally mean grilled on an iron plate— teppan … Continued

Happy 2016! Expedia selected We Said Go Travel for their “Best Bloggers of 2015” List! I feel honored to have such an incredible and supportive community. 2015 was amazing! And 2016 has begun with a ROAR! See the 22 videos from my Viking River Cruise with #VikingSocial from the Romantic Danube sailing December 2015 in Hungary, Austria & Germany. In … Continued