Ian Livingston

About Ian Livingston

Ian Livingston has traveled to 42 countries and six continents, carrying an unkempt, neck-heavy beard through many of them. Now living in Brooklyn, he has parlayed his passions for exploratory travel and the linguistic lens into his responsibilities as Editor here at JohnnyJet.com. His work has been featured in both local and international publications, in digital, video and print media, and he aspires to be able to continue sharing the world as he discovers it for many years to come. Get in touch at iantlivingston@gmail.com or on Google+.

Make-A-Wish come true by donating your airline miles

Six-year-old Ryan surfing, as per his wish, the waves of Hawaii

Causes don’t get much better than this. Make-A-Wish—which famously grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses—is right now in the midst of its “Wishes in Flight” campaign, and it’s calling on travelers everywhere to help out. And to do that, all that’s required is a few unused frequent flyer miles. With “Wishes in Flight,” Make-A-Wish […]

Huge summer savings at Jamaica’s Half Moon resort

Half Moon resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Warm weather anywhere is great. Warm weather in Jamaica? It doesn’t get much better. Actually, it does, as luxurious Half Moon resort in Montego Bay is currently making summer visits to Jamaica more affordable than usual with a wave of huge summer discounts. The offers—headlined by the incredible Ultimate Summer package—include: Summer Suite Sale — 35% off […]

The ’96 Hour Sale’ on big-time skiing (and Jamaica) vacations—now with 48 hours to go

Vail

The weather may be warming, but fortunately ski season is still in full swing out west, where the snow continues to fall generously on its famously world-class terrain. Even more fortunately, a collection of the regions’s finest resorts—including Vail, Beaver Creek and Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly—is making one last ski weekend out west a little easier […]

Great beers and great everything in French-speaking Belgium

Beer stacks up well against the many time-honored charms of Wallonia

Wedged like a time capsule inside the cobbled heart of central Brussels, the Grand-Place is breathtaking. Three-hundred-year-old façades of former guild houses and royal residences, delicately fashioned with gold and from stone and worn at the corners, run 360-degrees around the old town square, breaking only to grant entry to a few meandering, café-lit streets. […]

Boston launching first-ever Hotel Week February 16-23, 2014

The Revere Hotel: One of 20 Boston hotels offering discounts February 16-23

All year long, Boston beckons visitors from near and far with a careful blend of American history, clam chowder and cartoonish accents. From February 16-23, though, the offer will be even better than usual: As part of the first-ever Hotel Week Boston, the city is throwing in 30% discounts on stays at some of its finest […]

Sun, golf and rental cars at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show

National station on Demo Day

A month into 2014, paralyzing cold fronts continue to paint life blue across much of North America. Flights are being cancelled. Classes are being cancelled. If not for the efforts of unsung heroes like beet juice, life itself may just have been frozen still. Yes, things are pretty bleak—but not in Florida! And so without much knowledge […]

American and US Airways offering 50% mileage bonus through March 2

US Airways and American Airlines

Today marks another milestone in the post-American Airlines-US Airways merger world: the first phase of a codeshare between the two airlines. What this means, on a basic level, is that both American and US Airways can sell tickets on flights operated by the other, and that customers will be able to include flights from both […]

Beat the polar vortex with Booking.com’s 5 best airport hotels

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

2014 has not been kind to travelers. On-time departures, flights and even entire airports have been frozen like the rest of us in the insane, polar vortex-level cold that’s gripped most of North America thus far. And it’s not over yet. With forecasts suggesting more of the same may be on the way next week, Booking.com (which I’ve […]