Germany’s Condor Airlines is a pleasant surprise

Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines is not a company that strikes a chord with most international travelers. But, its loyal German fan base (it’s a German company) and an expanding roster of international travelers are taking notice of this company’s growing international presence. As a partner company of parent Thomas Cook Travel, this airline focuses on selling leisure […]

Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is My #1 Travel Credit Card

New Chase Sapphire card art

Editor’s note: As of September 2014, you can earn 40,000 miles with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, as Johnny’s written before. The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is my number one travel credit card because it awards two miles per dollar spent on anything related to travel and dining (that means everything from taxis to hotels to airlines to restaurants). Given […]

Earn 30,000 Miles with the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express

Gold SkyMiles

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. For many years, the credit cards in your wallet were seen as a status symbol, but these days, the credit card choices you […]

The Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, in Mexico

Pool Shot

Mexico is awash in destinations offering everything from party-central activity to laid-back family enjoyment—plus everything in between. That’s why I jumped at the chance to explore the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, a new luxury property south of Cancun, in the Riviera Cancun area, that offers a bit of everything for vacationers needing a break from […]

7 Surprising Things to See and Do in Buffalo

IMG_4436

If you thought you knew the Buffalo/Niagara Falls area, well think again. New York state’s second largest metropolitan area has been undergoing somewhat of a renaissance that’s given it a new urban vibe in both its downtown core and throughout its system of outdoor parks and growing-in-stature art galleries. Plus, 3.1 million Canadians cross the […]

Mexico’s Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: An Upscale All-Inclusive

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

The thought of an all-inclusive resort automatically conjures up images of drunken college groups or families with a half-dozen kids splashing loudly in the pool. But the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is a unique alternative that caters to a largely high-end and upscale crowd; in fact, it’s a member of The Leading Hotels of the […]

Inside: The Star Alliance Lounge at LAX

Entryway

Los Angeles International Airport finally has a respectable terminal that it can be proud of when welcoming travelers from across the globe. Beautiful shops, eateries, and numerous club lounges (mostly grouped by alliance) are part of the new offering. We recently took a tour of the beautiful Star Alliance lounge and were impressed with the […]