Arizona – An Oasis of Art and Culture

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

Hawaii: Honolulu Sightseeing

by Tara Blair As the largest city on the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu will provide the ideal tropical holiday. The city is the heart of Hawaii’s government, business and transportation. In fact, the city claims an estimated one million residents. Waikiki Beach With its history of being one of the most famous beaches in the world, … 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

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

Phenom300--backview of plane on runway, wideshot

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

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

Hiking Westridge Trail in Los Angeles, California. May 5, 2012

Today, May 5, 2012, on Westridge Hiking Trail in Los Angeles, California we saw three helicopters circling.  A mountain bike rider fell and had a broken clavicle. We saw the helicopter air lift him out. We hope he will be okay. Other highlights from the trail today: Talking with Trisha the ultra runner about BadWater 135mile … Continued

Newsletter #1: did you get it?

Hello! Did you get our BRAND NEW newsletter today? If not, please sign up!! We will send it twice a month: figure out where we are, which articles you missed and have it delivered directly to  your email INBOX!  Click here to sign up! We Said Go Travel News (Issue #1: May 1, 2012) We … Continued

Vanuatu: An Interesting Planet

I have not always been very interested in Earth Science or Volcanoes. I distinctly remember Seventh Grade Earth Science being incredibly dry. I think I could have fallen asleep but I was too much a goody-goody to actually close my eyes in class. During my seven years at sea, it came as a real surprise … Continued

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