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

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

Peru: To the Cloud Forest from Cusco

One of the most exciting journeys you can make anywhere in South America is to go from the mountains to the rain forest, either headed east to the Amazon from the Andes, or, in Colombia and Ecuador, toward the west and the Pacific lowlands. The route in Peru from Cusco to the Manu Reserve area … Continued

Ice, Ice Baby! Discovering Iceland

Kate Jarvis offered to share about a recent visit to Iceland, and as this is a place both George and I have never been and want to visit–we were excited to learn about a new destination. Enjoy! City breaks are great fun. I came to realise this after my first one this January, when I went … Continued

San Francisco: Modern California Style and Elegance by the Sea

By Kit Herring As a great American city, San Francisco combines both modern California style with an elegance born of its unique location near the sea.  Its skyline is recognized world-wide and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is a testament to American ingenuity and engineering. The city is a melting pot of styles and cultures … Continued

Projects in the Peruvian Amazon: An Interview with Davarian Hall

By Kit Herring After 10 years of road trips across the USA and sailing to islands of the Caribbean, Davarian Hall visited the country of Peru in 1982 as a travel writer and photographer. His work was subsequently published in publications such as National Geographic Traveler Magazine and, with the advent of the World Wide … Continued

Beach Bliss at Playa Langosta, Costa Rica

Thank you to Micki for her post about her family journey to the beaches of Costa Rica. We hope she will share more of her adventures with us on our site. Costa Rica is everything that the tourist brochures claim: lush, steeped in adventure, and chock full of amazing wildlife. But we’re beach bums. All … Continued

On the Road to Ojai, Ruach Nashim 2012

We asked Dina Bernat-Kunin to share about her recent trip to gorgeous Ojai, California for a powerful and fun Women’s retreat.   The road to Ojai is very familiar to me. I call it freedom road. I usually avoid being the driver because I just hate driving. Being the passenger allows me to relish the relief … Continued

The Temple of Isis at Philae

By Halle Eavelyn Experiencing dawn at the Temple of Isis at Philae should be a part of everyone’s holidays in Egypt. However, usually only people going for spiritual travel will get to have this incredible opportunity. We take a bus from our cruise ship, arriving in the pitch black at the ticket booth, and then … Continued

LegoLand: A One Day Vacation – Worth Every Minute

  Lori Tessel shares how a vacation does not have to be to a destination far away to be memorable and important. Traveling with your family and creating precious memories is what children will remember. Inspire your child, inspire yourself, go somewhere that feeds your passions! This weekend, my husband and I took our kids … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel