• Exploring the wonders of Palau

    The island nation of Palau is located about 500 miles east of Manilla in the Philippines and about a 2 hour flight from Guam. A number of airlines fly to Palau including United, Delta and China Air. … [Read More]

    Exploring the wonders of Palau
  • From the Outside In: My Reflections as a Non-Muslim Wearing the Burqa in Silicon Valley

    My curiosity to try wearing the most conservative Muslim, black Burqa drapery in California overcame my dread that I would be found out by a Muslim who might eagerly approach me as any of us might do … [Read More]

    From the Outside In: My Reflections as a Non-Muslim Wearing the Burqa in Silicon Valley
  • New Orleans

    Welcome to Southern Louisiana! Or if you prefer, Laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll). Here, in the "south" the people are friendly, the food is amazing and music is an ingrained … [Read More]

    New Orleans
  • Undiscovered Brunei

    Brunei Darussalam (meaning an Abode of Peace) is a country that one often cannot even locate on the world map. When I told friends I was coming to Brunei one said "oh, why don't you also visit India … [Read More]

    Undiscovered Brunei
  • Exploring the Diversity of Hawaii’s Big Island

    We boarded the plane leaving for Kona behind a clean cut well-dressed businessman toting a RollAboard with a book tucked in tightly in the back. Only one word of the title showed, "sex" and this … [Read More]

    Exploring the Diversity of Hawaii’s Big Island
  • Afghanistan: Some children only live to beg

    The day before it started snowing in Kabul, the shopkeepers had the wooden snow shovels out for sale, knowing that they would come in handy. And it snowed with a vengeance, massive flakes the size of … [Read More]

    Afghanistan: Some children only live to beg
  • Yosemite

    During our latest visit to "the park" in mid October, Yosemite Falls was flowing like in mid Spring. Sometimes you just get lucky! The shoulder seasons (early spring, mid to late fall) are excellent … [Read More]

  • Relaxing in Ubud, Bali

    Recently we were in Bali for a week. We spent most of our time in the Ubud area and this article focuses on area attractions and information regarding this region. The closest International … [Read More]

    Relaxing in Ubud, Bali
  • Village Life, Romania

    Village Life was founded by Alexandra Vasiliu in 2011 and in part, focuses on connecting travelers in southern Romania with local families in a variety of small villages (much of Romania's population … [Read More]

    Village Life, Romania
  • Pittsburgh Weekend Getaway

    The steel industry vacated Pittsburgh starting in the mid 1980's and by the mid 90's had almost entirely disappeared. With a hold on the industry of Pittsburgh for such a long time the loss of the … [Read More]

    Pittsburgh Weekend Getaway
  • Los Angeles, CA – Museums

    We have personally visited & reviewed the following Los Angeles museums. We are often in the City of Angels, therefore this section is continuously updated with new and updated reviews as time … [Read More]

    Los Angeles, CA – Museums
  • Exploring Bermuda, an Introduction to the Island

    Getting Here There are nonstop flights to Hamilton from a number of cities along the east coast of the USA as well as London Gatwick. It is surprisingly a short flight from many major metropolitan … [Read More]

    Exploring Bermuda, an Introduction to the Island
  • So, Saipan…Surprise Me!

    So, Saipan - we heard there wasn't much to see on your small island and our expectations were low after reading a number of negative reviews online. Sure there is poker in nearly every … [Read More]

    So, Saipan…Surprise Me!
  • Island Escape, Zitahli Resort and Spa Kuda-Funafaru, Maldives

    A stay on a private island in the middle of the Maldives can make the rest of the world seem mundane, pedestrian in comparison. Such is the case of Zitahli Resort & Spa Kuda-Funafaru on its own … [Read More]

    Island Escape, Zitahli Resort and Spa Kuda-Funafaru, Maldives
  • Hollywood’s Latest Studio Attraction

    The Jeff Probst Show is one of the hottest tickets in Hollywood right now - and for good reason. While no stranger to television, this is five time Emmy award winner Jeff's first television talk show. … [Read More]

    Hollywood’s Latest Studio Attraction

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Great Barrier Reef Capsizing &...

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Los Angeles and public transportation seem to be diametrically opposed, but the City of Angels does … [More]

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Reno, NV

For a town of only approximately 200,000, this is truly the "biggest little city in the world". … [More]

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Pilots, Amelia Rose Earhart &...

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Press Releases

Saudia Inaugurates Services at LAX,...

(Los Angeles, California – April, 2014) Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the flag carrier airline of … [More]

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Victoria Falls - April 2014

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How to Barter for Paradise

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Bluffworks New Generation of Pants

Bluffworks founder Stefan Loble recently reached out to me indicating he had released the next … [More]

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