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  • Visiting Mount Vernon after the Nice Attack           Visiting the home of our first president, George Washington, the day after the tragic attack in Nice, I am reminded of our long history of friendship and support. George Washington planted this beautiful fleur de lis boxwood parterre in his Upper Garden in recognition and thanks for France’s critical support for […]
  • Colors of Marrakech, Morocco Inspiring Travelers for Generations…..      
  • Can Social Media “Sell” Travel? Thank you Travel Weekly for asking.   Here is the original link to my interview with Travel Weekly.   Travel Industry Survey 2015 Photo Credit: Illustration by TandaV/Shutterstock Travel Weekly’s Travel Industry Survey 2015 Social life Travel professionals use several methods of marketing — the Travel Industry Survey tracks the relative use of a dozen […]
  • Return to the Gilded Age: Article National Geographic Traveler Why you’ll soon be pining for the splendor and the decadence of a New York City grand hotel. The full article can be accessed here. Or read in print in National Geographic Traveler’s October 2015 issue:      
  • Luxury Travel Advisor July 2015: Jean Newman Glock Article from Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine  July 2015. Original Article can be found here.          Jean Newman Glock of JNG Worldwide has become so successful in the social networking arena, she’s no longer selling individual travel; rather she’s consulting for other travel advisors and suppliers, as well as with the Signature Travel […]
  • 20 Countries, 22 Photos, One Year of Travel Circling the globe, several times last year was exciting.  Compressing my jouneys into one blog post less so.  Winter in Russia, Spring in Paris, Summer in Russia,  Around the World by Private Jet in the Fall (twice), November in Normandy, Paris and Mougins, Holidays at the White House and Christmas in London.  Whew.  I decided to […]
  • Around the World by Private Jet: Three Exceptional Moments Around the World in 24 days with TCS World Travel and Four Seasons Hotels is sold as the ultimate around the world experience.    I have traveled with TCS World Travel on private jet trips before during my work with the Smithsonian and they were all wonderful.  So when invited to join this new itinerary,  I hoped I […]
  • An American Pilgrimage: The Normandy Beaches Omaha Beach, NormandyI 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 […]
  • Impressionist Inspiration at Monet’s Giverny I am a travel writer for both print and social media.  Increasingly, sharing travel via social media is sharing visual sound bites.  My recent visit to Monet’s home in Giverny was magical for capturing these sound bites! Visiting Monet’s Giverny, France  home and gardens in early November was a surprising treat.    I had visited […]
  • What’s New in Russia? St. Petersburg I had the privilege of visiting Russia four times in the past year. Yes, in the midst of the Ukraine crisis, I was exploring Moscow and St. Petersburg under the expert guidance of Viking Cruises, who have vast experience in Russia. If you have visited Russia, or the USSR before, it was probably for a […]