Race to the Moon! Will ISRAEL be country #3?

Race to the Moon! Will ISRAEL be country #3?

Recently I was invited by the Jewish Journal to write about the RACE BACK TO THE MOON!! My article begins like this: I have always wondered who will be the next to land on the moon. My parents remember vividly when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon in 1969 and said, “That’s one small step … Continued

BALI: Planes landing on the BEACH?

FROM JULY 6, 2012 Our FIRST week of OUR BIG ADVENTURE (A year in Asia): Are the Planes Landing on the Beach in Bali? It sure looks like it to me! I liked watching and recording the planes landing.  

BUSTED in BALI

BUSTED IN BALI I keep saying. “RELAX and see what happens!”— but when my laptop busted in Bali I was so not calm. I actually felt ill and really thought I might throw up.  I knew that taking so many different kinds of electronics in a backpack on a trip with so many islands  could … Continued

Travel the World for FREE? or is it BARTER?

Can you really travel the world for FREE? Seems unbelievable.  Here is how my review of Michael Wigge’s book, How to Travel the World for Free begins: Michael Wigge’s book cover (How to Travel the World for Free) says, “I did it and you can do it, too!” Having spent a year traveling in SE … Continued

The Viceroy, Luxury Hotel and A Gem in Santa Monica

There’s a gem on Ocean Ave, only steps from the beach. As the website says (and we agree): “Find an exceptional luxury hotel in the Viceroy Santa Monica, the finest California beach hotel offering exceptional accommodations & an ideal location.” Our outdoors evening event, held at the Viceroy, was tasty and enjoyable. Chef Justin explained … Continued

Why SHOULD you TRAVEL?

By Lee Abbamonte Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world. Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view. Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people. Travel makes you smarter. Travel is the best education you can receive. Travel enables … Continued

Not Wasting Time: Meet Plan Go Career Break Style

  In October 2011, George and I were the hosts for Meet Plan Go Los Angeles, part of 17 cities hosting events about Career Breaks, Mini-Retirements and Long Term Travel. We had traveled for nearly a year in 2008-9 and this month we left again for at least a year. Meet Plan Go National recently … Continued

Is Bali Ready for YOU? What will you do?

We asked Suryani about people who have never been to Indonesia and might be concerned about conditions there. She said, “For the guests who have never come to Bali before, please tell them we have professional tour guides on all our package tours. Once they arrive at the airport, the professional guide will explain all … Continued

Kailua Beach, A Tropical Oasis in Oahu

Thank you to Johnny Jet for posting my article about Kailua Beach. George and I really enjoyed our time there. Here is how the article starts: Should you visit the Hawaiian island of Oahu, don’t miss meeting Carol, the wonderful owner at Mani Mele Bed and Breakfast, a tropical oasis steps from the beach on … Continued

Budget? How do they travel for a YEAR?

Budget or How do they travel for a YEAR? Traveling in Asia long term is different than a week’s holiday in Hawaii or somewhere else close to home. One important thing to consider on long-term travel is visa requirements and how long are you allowed to stay in different countries. Travel with a USA passport … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel