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Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Follow the Crowd when Crossing the Street

Don’t Follow the Crowd when Crossing the Street While in New York City last week I saw some tourists almost get killed … Read More

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Inside Amtrak Acela Express train (Business Class)

The Good, Bad and Ugly about Taking Amtrak’s Acela Express Train

Last week I took Amtrak’s Acela Express train for the first time in a few years and I realized I'd completely forgotten … Read More

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Travel Tip of the Day: Last-Night Phone Charging

Charging

Last-Night Phone Charging I'm sure one of the most common things travelers leave behind in their hotel room is their phone charger. I used to be that person, too. Now when I charge my phone on my last night in a hotel room, I put my carry-on bag near the … Read More

The Tuscany Hotel in New York City

The Tuscany Hotel

These days all the major hotel chains are getting so big and dominant that it’s starting to affect my purchasing decisions—and I’m probably not the only one. And that’s a huge mistake. I admit I often have to remind myself that it’s okay to stay at a hotel … Read More

The Good, Bad and Ugly about Taking Amtrak’s Acela Express Train

Inside Amtrak Acela Express train (Business Class)

Last week I took Amtrak’s Acela Express train for the first time in a few years and I realized I'd completely forgotten what it was like. I was traveling from New York’s Penn Station (one of America’s worst train stations) to Wilmington, Delaware. Since it had … Read More

United Airlines the First Airline to Offer Uber Service via Mobile App

Uber

United Airlines just became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, enabling travelers to use the United app for services throughout their entire travel experience. Customers with iOS and Android mobile devices … Read More

Travel Style: Robert Gutierrez & Lindsay Pond

Robert Gutierrez & Lindsay Pond

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: Robert Gutierrez & Lindsay Pond Occupation: Law … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 20, 2014

SeaWorld

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Aloft Hotel to Begin Testing ‘Botlr,’ a Robotic Bellhop John Kerry has flown 519,136 miles to 51 countries in 239 days in 2014! SeaWorld shares dive as documentary #Blackfish spurs attendance drop One of Iceland’s … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of August 20, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week's travel contests includes: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip to Bloomington and Mall of America Win a 5-day trip to Berlin in Trivago's contest … Read More

Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider!

Hawaiian Airlines

Earlier this summer, we ran a huge Hawaii contest with Hawaiian Airlines, one of my favorite airlines—and it went so well that we're doing it again! And this time, the winnings are even better! In our latest JohnnyJet.com contest, you could win 140,000 … Read More