Sophie Dodd

About Sophie Dodd

Sophie Dodd was born in NYC and raised in suburban Connecticut, where she dreamed of city lights and public transportation until she graduated high school a semester early and moved in with her best friend in the Big Apple. She spent her first semester of college abroad in London and began to blog and Instagram obsessively about it under the name @sickofsuburbia. Now a sophomore at Skidmore College, Sophie is spending her next semester in Paris, where she plans to improve her French while consuming her weight in baguettes and writing for Johnny Jet.

Incredible footage of Air New Zealand contest winners’ two-week mission in Antarctica

Michael pulling up ice core samples (Credit: Jason Edwards National Geographic)

Late last year, the increasingly innovative airline Air New Zealand commenced a competition that would afford one lucky (dedicated, crazy, brave, whatever you want to call it) environmentalist the opportunity to spend two weeks on a mission in Antarctica with globally renowned National Geographic photographer Jason Edwards. Beyond furthering the company’s reputation as an environmentally […]

KLM Airlines to allow social media payment options

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, known for its innovative uses of social media in simplifying travel for their customers, has just become the first airline in the world to allow their passengers to pay for flights via social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Previously, customers were able to use these sites for services such […]

Aloft Hotels and MasterCard Offering Sweet Valentine’s Day Discounts

Leonid Mamchenkov from Limassol, Cyprus | Wikimedia Comons | CC-BY 2.0 | 2005

This Valentine’s Day, the luxurious Aloft Hotels group is helping MasterCard holders (and wallets) everywhere feel the love by offering them a variety of sweet discounts. Book a one night at any of 75 Aloft locations now through February 28th, and receive a 40% discount off the second night of your stay. As Valentine’s Day lands on […]