Living Jetset in Santa Monica – Family Style

Santa Monica pier at sunset

Living Jetset in Santa Monica – Family Style

  Santa Monica pier at sunset       Written by Mary Anne Been, Jetset Extra   School was out, summer was here, and my kids were itching to do something fun. A family-friendly weekend in Santa Monica is exactly what the doctor ordered.   Santa Monica is fun in the sun times 10. There … Continued

Mardin, Turkey

Mardin, Turkey – Reclaiming its history for the world to see

  Written by Mary Anne Been, Jetset Extra   My trip to Turkey started out with an incredible flight.  I know that isn’t what most people say about international flights, but mine was amazing.  I flew Turkish Airlines, Business Class, direct to Istanbul from Los Angeles.  The service is second-to-none, and being first on and … Continued

The California coastline just outside of Big Sur

Experience Monterey and give back to the community

                  When I think of Monterey, I get romantic visions of driving up Hwy 1 from Los Angeles and watching the ocean views roll past my window.  I strongly believe that anyone who lives in California should drive up the coast from San Diego to Northern California … Continued

Saguaro Cactus among the pathways at the Desert Botanical Gardens

Arizona – An Oasis of Art and Culture

  Phoenix is not just a place for snowbirds and retired people. The greater Phoenix area is an oasis for many tourists and aspiring artists. If you are looking for a destination that is easy to get to and full of fabulous history, cultural experiences, and great hotels, consider visiting Phoenix. Art and Culture For … Continued

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Flying in Style over Los Angeles

Written by Mary Anne Been The City of Angels is the city that keeps people on their toes.  There is always something exciting around the corner. With so many things to do in Los Angeles, a person never knows what interesting adventure they will find themselves in. A few weeks back an invitation was extended to take … Continued

View of Descanso Beach from Avalon Harbor

Catalina Island – A “Staycation” Haven Near LA

Written by Mary Anne Been Jetset Extra Los Angeles has so many opportunities for people to get away.  It’s easy to forget what is available.   A recent trip to Catalina Island for work brought back so many memories of childhood and family that going back for a local “staycation” with the family will be … Continued

Mystical, Magical Kenya

Written by Mary Anne Been Jetset Extra Africa – for some it’s a fantastic adventure full of excitement and magic. For others it’s a time of reflection and an opportunity to discover something that couldn’t be found elsewhere.  For me, Africa was a lifelong dream, somewhere I have dreamed of going since I was a … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel