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Travel Agency Says it is First to Book Cuba

According to its blog, CheapAir has become the first travel agency to start booking US travel to Cuba since the Obama … Read More

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Joe's Stone Crab in Miami

Behind-the-Scenes at Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami

I was just in Miami to attend the South Beach Wine & Food Festival as a guest of Certified Angus Beef, … Read More

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2015 is Full of Purchases, Milestones and Travel for Millennials

American Express is an advertising partner of JohnnyJet.com, but the opinions and beliefs in this post are those of the author alone, who makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information. Look out for the big spenders and travelers hitting the … Read More

Santa Fe, New Mexico, Part 5: La Posada de Santa Fe

The pool at La Posada de Santa Fe

This is the fifth and final part in Dennis Kamoen’s five-part series about Santa Fe, New Mexico, which he discovered on a visit to the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Check out the first part here, the second part here, the third part here, and the fourth … Read More

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: The Beach Suitcase/Cooler

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The Beach Suitcase/Cooler Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Karol H. (again!), who says: "When traveling to a beach destination, I bring a zip-up, soft-sided (suitcase type) … Read More

Santa Fe, New Mexico, Part 4: An Art Lover’s Destination

Cool Native American art on the walls at La Posada de Santa Fe

This is the fourth part in Dennis Kamoen’s five-part series about Santa Fe, New Mexico, which he discovered on a visit to the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Check out the first part here, the second part here, the third part here, and tune in tomorrow for … Read More

50,000 AAdvantage miles—for $1,475, or $89 and one purchase

AA miles to buy

American Airlines just sent me an email offering me the chance to "buy AAdvantage miles for [myself] or gift miles to a friend or loved one." Here’s the page they linked, where you can buy 1,000 to 100,000 bonus miles. I think it’s a terrible deal since 1,000 … Read More

Highlights from The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center’s multi-million dollar renovation

Westin D.C. City Center

The 406-room Westin Washington, D.C. City Center (1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC; 202-429-1700) recently completed a $17 million renovation. The hotel made upgrades to its guest rooms, restaurant, lobby, and meeting facilities this past summer, and now, the … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Oakland Airport Parking Promotion

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Oakland Airport (OAK) Parking Promotion Thanks to my colleague Harriet Baskas for alerting me to the parking promotion Oakland International Airport is currently running. From now through April 15, travelers departing from OAK on any airline heading to any … Read More

Prone to Dropping Your Phone on Travels? Gorilla Glass Can Help

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If you are like me and have a tendency to drop your smartphone on travels as you are capturing that important picture, you should know about this new glass on many smartphones to reduce the chance of breaking your screen called Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4. My … Read More