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Travel Tip of the Day: Put a Shoe in the Safe

Put a Shoe in the Safe If you like to use the safe when you stay in a hotel, but worry you're going to forget you've … Read More

Where’s Johnny?

Johnny and Natalie at the 2014 US Open

2014 US Open with SPG Amex

Every traveler I know who has the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express loves it! I have it, and I … Read More

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Moon Palace in Cancun for TBEX 2014

I did it!

Hola! If you're following me on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter, then you know I just returned from Cancun, Mexico, where I attended the TBEX conference. The highlight was seeing my beautiful wife (@NatalieDiScala) speak on a panel about Pinterest with one … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 17, 2014

Marriott

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott to Place Gratitude Envelopes in Hotel Guest Rooms Free In Flight GoGo Wifi & Free In Flight Texting with T-Mobile WestJet to charge some travellers for first checked bag Minnesota Man Films TSA … Read More

Travel Style: Dana Newman

Dana Newman

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: Dana Newman Occupation: Still working on figuring that … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of September 17, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week's travel contests include: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a copy of Chris Guillebeau’s “The Happiness of Pursuit” (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a 4-night … Read More

New York’s Finger Lakes, Part 2 — Corning and Hammondsport

Keuka Lake's beautiful wine country

This is part 2 of Georgie Jet's three-part series on New York's Finger Lakes. Check out part 1 here, and tune in next week for part 3! When I first happened upon this part of the country, I was driving west on I-90 during mid-summer traffic and had to get … Read More

Win a copy of Chris Guillebeau’s “The Happiness of Pursuit”—and my quest for Svalbard

"The Happiness of Pursuit," by Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau is a big name in travel. He's still on the move after time in every country in the world (or at least the 193 that he counts), blogging, speaking and tweeting along the way, and his "non-conformist" approach to travel has won him a … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: T-Mobile Personal CellSpot + More

T-Mobile

The big travel news this past week was yet another example of T-Mobile shaking things up in the cellular industry. The latest is their introduction of the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot, which is like having a T-Mobile tower in your house (or wherever you choose … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: Diving into an Active Volcano in Vanuatu

Volcano

Holy cow! Did you see two filmmakers put on heat resistant suits and GoPro camera on their heads and journeyed into an active volcano? Documentarian George Kourounis and filmmaker Sam Cossman traveled to the Vanuatu archipelago (off the coast of Australia) and … Read More