TELL ME MORE ABOUT: Solomon Islands history, culture and diving

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important? Solomon islands

TELL ME MORE ABOUT: Solomon Islands history, culture and diving

Welcome to my new series: TELL ME MORE ABOUT: where I will be sharing resources from my favorite past adventures around our planet during this time when we cannot travel due to COVID-19. Please enjoy the photos, articles and videos that I produced from these experiences. For now, I hope you find inspiration until we can all … Continued

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important? Solomon islands

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important?

I was honored to work with Visit Solomon Islands and spend two weeks meeting the people and learning the history of the area. To learn more about the Battle of Guadalcanal and World War II see my articles, videos and photos below. Thank you to SMITHSONIAN for sharing my story, “75 years after the Battle of Guadalcanal, walk … Continued

World War II hero story in Saturday Evening Post

World War II hero story in Saturday Evening Post

It was an honor to interview Roy Roush about World War II and the Battle of Guadalcanal. Roush enlisted in the US Marine Corps on July 4, 1942 at 17 years old the day after the end of his junior year of high school. He had dreamed of being a fighter pilot since he was … Continued

What Famous History Happened in Honaira Solomon Islands 75 years ago?

What Famous History Happened in Honiara, Solomon Islands?

On August 7, 1942, the Battle of Guadalcanal began and it was a turning point in World War II. I wanted to explore this area and learn more about the people, the culture and the history for this important 75th anniversary. Where are the Solomon Islands? The Solomon Islands are an archipelago of 900 islands … Continued

Where to Go in Gizo, Solomon Islands?

Where to Go in Gizo, Solomon Islands?

During March 2017, I traveled for my first visit to the Solomon Islands to learn about the World War II history and take part in the spectacular SCUBA diving. This article is one of a series from my adventures and focuses on where to go in Gizo! Of the 2000 Americans that visit each year, most … Continued

Germany: I Remember

“Al! You’re up early. And where’s your ‘shtick’?” I asked, using the word he substituted in place of ‘cane’. He opened the door for me before I put the key in the lock. “You shouldn’t walk around without it.” “Forgot,” he shrugged, waving away my concerns with a brusque motion of his hand. His posture, … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel