Paradise in Palau – Kayangel

David Thompson is an incredible intrepid traveler, writer and friend. He has definitely taken us under his wing and helped us with our travels, our website and our events. We are thrilled to be able to share his recent travels to Palau with you. The word “paradise” is truly defined by Palau’s northern most state … Continued

Camels in the Courtyard and other articles around town

Hello from Lisa! I wanted to share some articles I have published recently on other sites. Read Breaking Stalin’s Nose, a great book for students about culture and standing up for what you believe in by Russian Jewish author, Eugene Yelchin and my first article in PRINT for the Jewish Journal. Science and Brain Research: … Continued

Australia: 5 Tips for Sydney Travellers

We asked Tara Blair to share her top 5 tips for Sydney! Tara writes for a number of leading websites and online news sources covering business, finance, her holiday experiences and other topics that are close to her heart. Enjoy her tips! 5 Tips for Sydney Travellers Sydney is located on the central coast of … Continued

Solar Eclipse May 20, 2012: Ring of Fire

An annular solar eclipse can be seen this weekend on Sunday, May 20, 2012. CAUTION– Do not look directly at a solar eclipse without a proper filter! Annular eclipses can be dangerous to your eyes. Because the solar eclipse will block out most of the sun, a spectacular “ring of fire”  will be seen in … 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

The Baths, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Boulder Love – Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

My inner child escaped and scampered through a boulder-strewn playground. The maze of rocks held secrets to uncover and in a matter of hours we were tired and ecstatic with the beauty of The Baths of Virgin Gorda. We’d slunk into the small harbor and moored our hired 42′ Catamarn to the guest dock at … Continued

Friends from the Road

People always ask us,  “How do you know where to go?” And they want to know, “How can you find a place to stay?” When George and I left for our year trip, having booked only two nights of hotel accommodation and one additional flight, my major concern was that we would end up sleeping … 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

Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

Merrie Monarch Festival 2012, Kanaka’ole Stadium, Hilo, Hawaii The elevated wood stage is well lit by the flood lights above. A giant arch serves as the ceiling, giving the feel of being in a wind tunnel as two sides of the arena are open air. Through that wind, comes a bouquet of smells; fresh night … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel