I am so excited that this weekend is The Scuba Show in Long Beach! I went last year and discovered so many great destinations and dive shops. I wanted to share my recent trips with you and a few things I do not leave home without! I could not travel and dive without: LG V20: … Continued

Thank you to Aly Walansky and BravoTV for including me in their Jet Set article on Should You Even Try to Speak the Language Abroad… Or Save Everyone the Embarrassment? My tips are #2, 3 and 4! I have always TRIED to learn the local language. As you can read below from Aly’s article, sometimes it … Continued

Thank you to Nikki Noya and The Jet Set for interviewing me about Transformation Travel! I loved being on your show and talking about my project of 50 new things before I am 50. Thank you to Tammilee who inspired me with her 40 before 40 project when we met at Travel Media Showcase. I spoke … Continued

Welcome to my 2016 Round-up! Where did I go? What did I did I do? What did I love? New Countries I was thrilled to be invited to new places in 2016. I went to the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Vatican City and Bonaire for the first time which takes me to 95 countries on the … Continued

It was my dream for 2016 to travel to Cuba and dive at Gardens of the Queen. Here are some answers to the questions I have been asked about my adventure: Who did I dive with in Cuba? Avalon Cuban Diving Centers invited me to experience Jardines De La Reina (Gardens of the Queen).  Gardens of … Continued

December NEWS: Grateful for a Year of Friends, Family and Travels in 2016 I hope that this holiday season brings you, your friends and family warmth and happiness. Remember that “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” -James Keller We Said Go Travel is a community of travelers and writers sharing their stories and I appreciate your … Continued

I have spent months and months in the Caribbean. I worked on cruise ships for many years and sailed nearly every itinerary in the Caribbean. I would look at the map and every week that we sailed around Cuba, I wondered if I would ever get to visit. The United States embargo against Cuba (called … Continued

A lone, untethered horse wandered down the dusty main drag in the light of the full moon, munching on tufts of grass by the side of the road. There was no other traffic on the road, no one else in sight. The serenity of the scene belied the bloody history of this historic place. I … Continued

From Lenka Traveler: I’m riding “shotgun” in a 1928 Ford Cabriolet along a nearly empty six-lane promenade. A sunny Sunday afternoon was tailor-made for cruising in a classic convertible along the Atlantic coast. If this beautiful road were located in Miami, or any other world-class seaside city, it would have been clogged by expensive cars filled … Continued

My father, usually a quiet man, burst through the door and hustled the family in front of the television set. He said we were on the verge of something terrible and we needed to see and understand. It was October 22, 1962. My father, a career officer at the C.I.A., seemed distressed with things he … Continued