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Five Great Holiday Activities You’ve Never Considered

Five Great Holiday Activities You’ve Never Considered Do you have a thirst for adventure and contempt for convention when you travel? If the thought of lounging around on a beach for two weeks fills you with revulsion, panic not: there are alternatives. Whether you want to sculpt your body, hone your intellect or nail a … Continued

Temple of Preah Vihear: Sacred amidst Tensions

When I found out that it was possible (albeit near-impossibility at that time) to visit this sacred temple on a day trip from Siem Reap in 2012, I immediately grabbed the opportunity to see it while it was then — once again — enjoying a short “time of peace”. For a very long time in … Continued

#RedCarpet Ready with @United #FilmFriendly #Oscars

Thank you to United Airlines for inviting me to see the glamour of the OSCARS tomorrow! I will be sharing from the bleachers with FIVE other amazing writers! Follow these accounts below to enjoy what we will be seeing! United Airlines is the official airline sponsor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … Continued

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The Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica is Fantastic!

The Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica is fantastic! I loved my stay in the Presidential Suite Bungalow One. Enjoy these photos and videos and make a plan to see it yourself very soon. From theFairmont Miramar website: “The moment you arrive at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows you will notice the magical transformation that has … Continued

WIDE-OPEN WORLD by John Marshall

Are you ready for a WIDE OPEN WORLD?

Enjoy this excerpt from the Prologue of the book WIDE-OPEN WORLD by John Marshall. Copyright © 2015 by John Marshall. Reprinted by arrangement with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved. From inside the Human Kitchen, I watched the spider monkeys begin to arrive. They … Continued

How to Travel the World – and Make Money Doing It

Do you crave a life of travel and adventure, but aren’t sure how to make ends meet while doing it? Join the club.   In 2006 when I was 30 years old, I was busy running a successful financial planning practice in Canada. I had all the accoutrements of an enviable lifestyle; I had a … Continued

Mountain Gorillas in the Jungles of Rwanda, Africa

With barely a sound the 160 kilo/ 350 pound gorilla walked right in front of me on the jungle hill side. Mountain gorillas only exist in high terrains of south western Uganda and neighboring Congo and Rwanda. For some, having the opportunity to hike to a family of mountain gorillas is the trip of a … Continued

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti: “Be a Change Agent!”

“We can all be change agents,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti at Stephen S. Wise Temple on February 10, 2015. Rabbi David Woznica was a fantastic interviewer and the two spoke about our city of Los Angeles, immigration and security as well as Garcetti’s personal life. Garcetti said, “I am half Mexican, half Jewish with an … Continued

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Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part II

Italy: Blood and Sacrifice Part II (Read Part I) Roma Termini had changed in seven years. It was bigger. There were shops, restaurants and a newness that propped up with new millennium money. Before, Termini was dirty and dank. Prostitutes, vagrants and of course the ever present gypsies lined the outside waiting for the unsuspecting … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel