Caitlin Martin

About Caitlin Martin

Taking the path less traveled has been Caitlin's mantra and now it describes her travels as a contributor for Johnny Jet. From representing her dream clients in travel and hospitality at a top global marketing and PR agency and spending 10 years on the agency side, she's uncovering inspiration on the other side of the table. She's an east coaster at heart but enjoys living the beach life in Los Angeles, laughing loudly and singing in her Mini convertible. Follow Caitlin as she chronicles inspirational places and faces she meets along the way. She can be found on Twitter at @caitlinlmartin or email caitwrites@gmail.com.

Modern-day Macau: A vibrant mix of Portuguese & Chinese cultures

Looking out from St. Francis Xavier Chapel

Thanks to its past, Macau has a unique blend of cultures and entertainment options alive here for travelers of all types. Modern-day Macau is much more than just gambling. There’s rich heritage to explore walking through old Chinese neighborhoods, and ancient ruins, temples, museums and art to see. The cuisine is to die for—Macanese, Portuguese and Chinese. […]

3 Up-and-Coming Virginia Wineries

Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

October was Virginia Wine Month! If I haven’t professed my love for Virginia enough with my last post on Norfolk and its rich and diverse downtown, let me continue with my top three picks for up-and-coming wineries in Virginia. I had the great pleasure of attending the 27th Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival in Norfolk on October […]

Norfolk, Virginia: Where Diverse Downtown Neighborhoods are Booming

Mermaid spotted along the Elizabeth River

Not only is the beautiful waterfront city of Norfolk home to the largest naval base in the country (and more than 100 mermaids!), it’s considered to be the historic, urban, financial and cultural mecca of Coastal Virginia. Tip: You must pronounce this city properly as “Naw-fok.” No other pronunciations are accepted! Water-lovers, you are in luck. […]

Korean Air Dreamin’ with A380 Business Class, Los Angeles–Seoul

Business class check-in counter

On my recent trip to Seoul with Korean Air, I was able to test out one of the airline’s beautiful A380 in Business Class (also called Prestige Class). It was a luxurious experience with nice flight attendants, quick service, great food, and fully flat sleeper seats that made it easy to rest. Flight vitals Flight […]

A look at Radisson, Part 3 — Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview, Niagara Falls

Elements on the Falls lunch view

This is part 3 of Caitlin Martin’s three-part look at three Radisson hotels. Check out the intro here, part 1 here and part 2 here. Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview (6733 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, Ontario; 905-356-1944) happens to hold great value for travelers who want a panoramic view of Niagara Falls from their room without a crazy price tag. […]

A look at Radisson, Part 2 — Radisson at Cross Keys, Baltimore (+ 5 can’t-miss Baltimore experiences)

This is part 2 of Caitlin Martin’s three-part look at three Radisson hotels. Check out the intro here, part 1 here and part 3 here. Radisson at Cross Keys, Baltimore (5100 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD; 410-532-6900) is nestled in a gated community in 72-acre Roland Park. It feels like a remote getaway surrounded by the beautiful park but it’s […]

A look at Radisson, Part 1 — Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront

View of Lake Ontario from the pool and terrace area

This is part 1 of Caitlin Martin’s three-part look at three Radisson hotels. Check out the intro here, part 2 here and part 3 here. The Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront, in Toronto, Canada, just finished a 3.5 million-dollar renovation in April 2014. As I mentioned earlier, Radisson hotels across North America are undergoing a massive brand refresh in […]

A three-part look at Radisson—and their millennial approach

Lobby of Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront

The trend of hotels catering to millennial travelers continues to bring fresh-looking hotel lobbies and smart, functional rooms with a local flare across hotel brands. I recently spoke with Javier Rosenberg, Chief Operating Officer, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Americas, who discussed Radisson’s new brand refresh. Rosenberg pointed out an interesting way of looking at the […]