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American Samoa’s Flag Day Celebrations

by John Wasko (First published in BusyCorner Magazine) On April 17th 1900 American Samoa and the United States of America formally ratified their unifying deed of cession. American Samoa officially became a territory of the United States. Flag Day in … Continue reading

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What’s it Like in American Samoa?

I’ve given you some tantalizing glimpses into what American Samoa has to offer to the adventurous traveler, but many people ask me many of the usual questions people like to know about a travel destination before they decide – like … Continue reading

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Kayaking Around Moody Pago Pago Harbor – American Samoa

By John Wasko John recently launched BusyCorner Magazine Blog as an eco-tourism product showcase which is beginning to play a key role in the rebuilding of American Samoa’s tourism industry. The Great Harbor in Pago Pago is a tale of … Continue reading

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TUNISIA: How I Dipped A Toe In The Revolution

The ignition key to the revolution in Egypt was turned on by tiny Tunisia, in North Africa. The protestors upended the 23-year reign of autocrat Ben Ali, drove him into exile and exacted the dissolution of his corrupt RCD party. In a rapid move toward democracy, Ben Ali’s minions were fired or resigned, and the young people exulted in what, for many, was the first freedom they had known in their lives. Tunisia is one of my favorite countries in the world. I have been there seven times, lived there for 6 months when I was making two films with my husband, and have a deep and abiding affection for the gentle, kind, extremely generous Tunisians. Continue reading

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American Samoa – Hiking Rainforest to Reef in Five Hours [VIDEO]

AgeNation is delighted to welcome John Wasko as a contributor. John specializes in corporate and industrial publications in American Samoa, recently launching American Samoa’s only full color lifestyle magazine, BusyCorner. Since then the BusyCorner Magazine Blog was launched as an … Continue reading

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Despite the Economy, Travel is Still Good for the Soul

Re-posted with permission of the author, Judy Fein It has been my honor in life to engage in heart-to-heart talks with people who were severely ill or at the end of their earthly visitations. In each case, they reached into … Continue reading

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Life is a Trip – Peace

A series of short videos about the book, LIFE IS A TRIP: The Transformative Magic of Travel, in which author Judith Fein takes you with her on voyages that change the way you look at the world and yourself. Here … Continue reading

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Life is a Trip – Vices

A series of short videos about the book, LIFE IS A TRIP: The Transformative Magic of Travel, in which author Judith Fein takes you with her on voyages that change the way you look at the world and yourself. Here … Continue reading

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Life is a Trip – Adventure

Here Judith talks about the rewards of meeting people who are different from you and attending life ceremonies when you travel. Continue reading

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Life is a Trip – Forgiveness

A series of short videos about the book, LIFE IS A TRIP: The Transformative Magic of Travel, in which author Judith Fein takes you with her on voyages that change the way you look at the world and yourself. Here … Continue reading

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