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Top of the Stillhouse at Maker's Mark Distillery

A whiskey landmark in Loretto, KY + 5 whiskey facts

Back in March, I hopped on a plane bound for Louisville, Kentucky. The next day, in Louisville, I boarded another … Read More

Where’s Johnny?

Boca Raton Resort & Club

Hotel Review: Boca Raton Resort & Club

Last week I spoke at the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.  The entrance was … Read More

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Travel Tip of the Day: Fill Out the Back Side of the Mexico Immigration Form

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Fill Out the Back Side of the Mexico Immigration Form I just returned from Mexico for the first time in years (I attended the TBEX Cancun conference and stayed at an all-inclusive resort, which I really liked). On the plane ride down, the flight attendants … Read More

What to do, eat and see in Port Jefferson, NY

The Port Jefferson Ferry

I tend to be skeptical I’m going to find anything of interest in most quaint tourist towns. So many frozen yogurt and knick knack shops. With only a quick glance down the beginning of Main Street, Port Jefferson may appear to be just that. But on my second … Read More

Mayhem for All Ages at Universal Studios Hollyowood

Hangin' with the Minions

I was recently asked to cover the new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride at Universal Studios Hollywood. With my nine-year-old daughter in tow, I set off for a day of film-inspired magic and that’s what I got. The new ride fits right into the … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of October 1, 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 trip for two to Chile from Everett Potter Win one of 26 free nights in the Holiday Inn … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 1, 2014

Chicago

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Stay Away From Chicago Airports (for Now) The Air France Pilot Strike Ends With Absolutely Nothing Resolved Airbus to help develop first supersonic business jet American Airlines to honor its predecessors, CEO … Read More

Long layover at Heathrow? Here’s how to kill the time

The Pheasant near LHR

Last month, my wife and I got invited to Southeast Asia thanks to Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas and British Airways. We had a dream trip and for those living on the east coast, British Airways is a fantastic way to fly to Asia—especially if you break up … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: Airport Throw Pillows

Pillow

Are you an aviation lover like me? If so, I bet you'll love these Airportag airport throw pillows (and tote bags and mugs) that use IATA codes—the three-letter codes that designate many airports around the world as defined by the International Air Transport … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: Surprise Icelandair Stopover

Icelandair

One way to save when flying to Europe is to go via Reykjavik on Icelandair. Hopefully, after the video above more people will start taking advantage of their free stopovers. This "surprise stopover" commercial was really well done—which is exactly why it’s … Read More