Catalina Island – A “Staycation” Haven Near LA

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

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

Belize: Exploring Lamanai

The year is 2012 and I’ve been seeking illumination about the date of December 21. What better way to find inspiration than to visit a major Mayan site in Central America? So last month we set out for a day trip to the Maya ruins of Lamanai in northern Belize. The route we took involved … Continued

Uluru: One to Remember

I want to go to this mystical destination of Uluru. This article was sent to us from the Southern Hemisphere; written by Nicola Harvey, a traveler and mom of two boys.   Some holidays are jaw-dropping, leaving an imprint for life, with the tiniest memory taking you back to the place that made you stand … Continued

Early Retirement in Hawaii

Today we are honored to present an article from G Kamana from his Hilo office. After knowing this “Healer in the Streets” for many years, I am certain you will be inspired by his literal and figurative journeys. I’ve decided to retire early. At the ripe age of 34, with only 2 days until my … Continued

Cruising in 2012: Free Will at Sea, But What About Free Wi-Fi?t

After spending seven years sailing the seven seas like Julie McCoy on the Love Boat, I was recently back on board with for a family celebration. I agree with Terrance Richardson that to continue to capture the attention of travelers, cruise lines will need to meet their 21st century demands about things like wi-fi! Enjoy … Continued

The Real Troy

Personally I love cities with walls especially ones you can walk on! Some of my favorites include: Xi’an, Lucca, and Dubrovnik. Now I cannot wait to see the real Troy, maybe we can go see it together! A trip to the legendary city of Troy is a real and exciting possibility  and this part of … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel