Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 20, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Aloft Hotel to Begin Testing ‘Botlr,’ a Robotic Bellhop John Kerry has flown 519,136 miles to 51 countries in 239 days in 2014! SeaWorld shares dive as documentary #Blackfish spurs attendance drop One of Iceland’s Biggest Volcanoes May Threaten European Aviation Again British Airways launches cute animals […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 6, 2094

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: NY Post: Everything freaked-out fliers need to know about Ebola Wellesley Hotel in London charges man $127 for three bottles of water A private contractor has 300 days to search one of the most remote places on Earth for MH370 American Airlines ends meals for premium fliers […]

Travel Tip of the Day: British Airways Seat Selection

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British Airways Seat Selection I recently came back from a whirlwind trip to Scotland and London for Wimbledon on British Airways. I’ve flown BA dozens of times, and along the way I’ve picked up a few tricks for flying with them. My number one tip? Instead of paying a fee for an assigned seat, set your alarm for […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 2, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Flying July 4? Be Prepared for Busy Airports New fear terrorists are planning to bomb flight from Europe Southwest Airlines has begun flying overseas for the first time Robot valet to park cars at German airport FAA bars model planes/drones within 5 miles of airports JetBlue Has […]

My Weekend Trip to Glasgow, London and Wimbledon on British Airways

Johnny Jet at Wimbledon!

My eyes almost popped out of their sockets when I received an invitation from British Airways to go to the U.K. for a long weekend. First stop was Glasgow for the night to check out what’s happening there as they get ready to host the Commonwealth Games. Then we flew to London for a couple […]

British Airways: Toronto to London and Glasgow

British Airways 787 at YYZ

My eyes almost popped out of their sockets when I received an invitation from British Airways to go to the U.K. for a long weekend. First stop was Glasgow for the night to check out what’s happening there as they get ready to host the Commonwealth Games. Then we flew to London for a couple of […]

Travel Video of the Week: British Airways’ “Go further to get closer”

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I really love this British Airways video, and I’m not surprised that it went viral. It’s not even five-minutes long, but it gives you a little insight into what it’s like to be part of an arranged marriage in India and not really be able to know your spouse, before and even after marriage because of family […]

Travel Video of the Week: Little Britain Travel Agent Spoof

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Whenever I fly British Airways (like I did last week) I almost always watch their in-flight entertainment, which includes reruns of a hilarious English show called Come Fly With Me. I guess it’s a spinoff of a show called Little Britain, which features actors Matt Lucas and David Walliams playing all the main characters in […]