A quick stop in Penang, Malaysia: The Pearl of the Orient

Kek Lok Si in Penang

By George Rajna We’ve been to Penang, Malaysia quite a few times since first visiting the island in 2009, and each time we return only enhances my appreciation for the island known as the “Pearl of the Orient” (due in part to its rich, multicultural heritage). Our original visit focused on the touristy section of […]

Palau: The incredible Rock Islands and Jellyfish Lake

G jellyfish lake

By George Rajna Ever since 2009, when Lisa—my wife and travel partner—and I swam with jellyfish in a lagoon on Indonesia’s Kakaban Island, we had wanted to once again immerse ourselves amidst jellyfish in a place famous for it: a lake located within Palau’s gorgeous and UNESCO-recognized Rock Islands. Our first day visiting the famous […]

Palawan, the Philippines from above and below

Sabang Beach on the Philippine island of Palawan

By George Rajna Having heard that Palawan in the Philippines is a worthwhile destination from a variety of travelers over the years, I was excited to be heading to the island’s capital, Puerto Princesa. Rissa Gatdula-Lumontad and Ricky Tio at Cebu Holiday Tours set up our accommodation and itinerary in advance, and so we were […]

One-stop, non-stop entertainment in Manila, the Philippines

Lisa in Cinderella's Carriage

By Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna During the last fifteen months, my husband George and I have been traveling independently all over Asia. We knew we needed to return to Los Angeles for a family event in October so after being away since July 2012, we began to make our way back across the Pacific. […]

Travel Style: Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna

LGAmed Sunset

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Lisa Niver Rajna and George Rajna Occupation: George and Lisa are the co-founders of We Said Go Travel and […]