Jean Newman Glock, Traveler
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  • Finding “Miss Saigon” in Ho Chi Minh City Today

    Miss Saigon is returning to Broadway next spring.  The revival of this classic musical about the Vietnam War is refreshed and always touching, and has been a major hit in London.  Visiting Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) last week, I met two of the lead personalities, or at least their 2016 incarnation,  “The Engineer” […]

  • Borneo: Conversations About Ecotourism and Headhunting in Sabah

    My grandfather, William Wilson Porter, visited Borneo before I was born. He sent my brothers a shrunken head. My father took it to the hospital to determine if it as real. It was. My mother threw it away. Childhood memories had sparked my interest, but my mission on a recent visit was to learn about […]

  • Where to Travel Next?

    Article from Huffington Post. Original article can be found here. This post was co-authored with Ignacio Maza, Executive Vice-President for Signature Travel Network. Where do two of the travel industry’s most experienced, picky, passionate and peripatetic travelers want to travel in 2016? Combined, we have been to just about every corner of the globe (several […]

  • Holidays at the White House

    House Museums present history and the lives of their inhabitants in time capsules. No house museum in the world does this better than The White House in Washington, D.C.  Home to the Presidents of the U.S. since 1800 when President John Adams and his wife moved in, the rooms of this iconic mansion hold treasures […]

  • An Imperial Journey: Moscow to St. Petersburg

    The trip I want to repeat…again and again. Join me next summer?  Here is a short video of some of the sites and treasures I discovered when cruising the waterways from Moscow to St. Petersburg this year.  Thank you Viking River Cruises.  Well done. (Be sure and click HD on settings!) What sites can you recognize?  Look for […]

  • Where Are You Traveling in 2016?

    Why “should” you travel now? Because it is your world to explore and there is too much to see to wait! Where are you going next? 2016 travels will take me around the world…several times. Castles, deserts, wine, orangutans, sharks, caviar, Bedouin feasts and more wine. Stories coming. ‪#‎TravelWriter‬

  • 20 Top Travel Medical Tips….from Experience

    Thirty years of extensive travel have left me with a wealth of wonderful memories, and a wealth of medical “experiences” and near crises. This is not an exhaustive list of medical tips, but a personal one.  Would love to hear your own.  Share below or tweet me @jeannewmanglock to be included in my next article. […]

  • Colors of Marrakech, Morocco

    Inspiring Travelers for Generations…..

  • An American Pilgrimage: Visiting the DDay Beaches

    I met Chester Furtek on Utah Beach, Normandy, gazing out at a small island barely visible in the distance. He was visiting with his wife and son. It had been 70 years since he had landed on D-Day in the USS Correy. His boat sank about a half mile from the beach and his memories […]

  • An Ancient Roman Masterpiece: Jerash, Jordan

    Walk with me, back in time,  through the ancient streets of Jerash, Jordan.  One of the best preserved Roman Decapolis cities in the world.  Photos taken from my visit in October 2015. Check for the ancient Roman chariot marks in the paving stones.

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I was an invited guest for many of these trips, but I never accept a trip in exchange for any promise of positive​ stories or social media posts​. The opinions and findings are all my own and always... unedited. It speaks for the integrity of these suppliers that they trust their product will shine, without any quid pro quos in exchange for travel. I choose who I work with very carefully for this reason.