What Happens When you Don’t Live your Passion?

What Happens When you Don’t Live your Passion?

By Karlene Cameron There is a saying, “You can run but you can’t hide”. At some point whatever you have been running from is going to come back to bite you in a tender place. The travel bug bit me way back in 1995 or thereabouts while working in a job/career as a reporter that … Continued

My Chevy Volt Experience

Sometimes in the life of a spiritual person come things that are really, really “of this world.” Things like “Mad Men,” chili cheese fries, and now, Klout.com. Klout is a potentially terrifying yet extremely awesome social media metric site that basically tells you how cool you are.  Not really.  Actually, it tells you how cool other people think … Continued

Planning a TOURific Summer

Where are your vacation plans taking you this summer? Disneyland? A national park? Europe? Having a stay-cation to enjoy your own local attractions? This summer I will get to meet people from around the world as they come to Los Angeles!  I am a tour guide, and I proudly showcase the history and glamour of … Continued

Siem Reap, Cambodia – An Unexpected Evening at a Pagoda

What better way to immerse yourself in Southeast Asian culture than to attend a “chat and meditation” service with monks? I quickly cycled down the muddy dirt road, drenched by the monsoon storm passing through. I hopped off my bike and ran for cover into Karavansara Retreat – a large traditional wooden Khmer house with … Continued

Richard Bangs on Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland. It warms every hand that stretches, and it thaws the frozen seas within us. There is something eternal about the light of this land, a radiance that unshadows the future, like the pillars of a bridge supporting what we see into the delights of what we soon will. So praise this bridge that … Continued

London: Blooming Beautiful with Flowers and Fauna

Blooming Beautiful – the Flowers and Fauna of London By Hollie Gibson Last month, Chelsea burst into bloom with a host of the boldest, biggest and most mind-boggling displays of living art. Gardens designed by the brightest minds in horticulture sprung up near Kensington, brought to life with a little help from the sun, rain … Continued

Santa Monica pier at sunset

Living Jetset in Santa Monica – Family Style

  Santa Monica pier at sunset       Written by Mary Anne Been, Jetset Extra   School was out, summer was here, and my kids were itching to do something fun. A family-friendly weekend in Santa Monica is exactly what the doctor ordered.   Santa Monica is fun in the sun times 10. There … Continued

Botin in Madrid – Dinner at the oldest restaurant in the world!

  After our last Egypt tour, Greg and I stopped over on the way home, for two-and-a-half glorious days in Madrid.  The weather was fine, sunny and cold enough for a jacket but not cold enough to see your breath. We stayed in the wonderful Hotel Praktik Metropol, a class of hotel known as a hostal.  Tiny … Continued

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

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel