Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 4, 2014

Royal Hawaiian

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Norovirus strikes Hawaii hotel, 100+ guests, employees affected Man stuck in S. Korea after son doodles on passport 787 Dreamliner Set to Land at American Airlines FAA clears Boeing 787 for longer flights United planning nonstop Guam-Shanghai flights Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 24, 2013

Radicondoli is a tiny Tuscan hill town located 30 minutes south of Florence (Firenze).

This week’s travel contests include: Win a Food and Wine Adventure in Tuscany Win a trip for two to Maui (ends July 28!) Win 3 memorable nights with 5 of your closest friends (flights, rooms, entertainment and trendy restaurant tabs included) Win a 5-night stay from Myths & Mountains at Hacienda Cusin in the Ecuadorian Andes Win […]

Bali to New York on Korean Air’s A380

Our seats upstairs

If you’ve been following me on Facebook and Twitter then you know Natalie and I got married in Toronto, then flew to Seoul on Korean Air (in their flatbed seats so it made the trek painless), spent the night in Seoul – Gangnam Style. We then got on another Korean flight and flew 6 hours […]

Park Hyatt Seoul

Park Hyatt Seoul entrance

We stayed at the Park Hyatt Seoul which has everything you would expect from a five star hotel. The 24-story hotel has floor-to-ceiling windows but what’s weird is the windows aren’t tinted so passersby can see everything from the outside. From inside the views are stunning and I loved the room’s natural elements of Myanmar […]

Seoul Korea Tour Guide

Daniel Gray

The highlight of our Seoul trip was going on a Korean Food Tour and there’s no better person to show you where the locals eat than Daniel Gray (see his Seoul City Insider guide). Daniel is a Korean-American adoptee that returned to Korea in 2005 to learn about Korean culture. He then started a popular […]

How to get from Incheon Airport to Downtown Seoul

Seoul, South Korea

Incheon Airport to Gangnam I didn’t make any arrangements for transportation so I asked our flight attendant what was the best way to go from the ICN airport to downtown. She said a taxi would be expensive and taking the train is fastest but not the most convenient since we were staying in Gangnam (the […]

Seoul, Korea

On a food tour

So many people kept asking Natalie and I where we were going on our honeymoon (Yes, we got married two weeks ago) I thought it would be more fun to keep it a secret. I then decided to turn it into a game when Marriott offered 50,000 Marriott Rewards to give away to a JohnnyJet.com […]

Seoul to Bali on Korean Air and Honeymoon Cake

Chillin' in biz class

Trip: ICN-DPS Airline: Korean Air Aircraft: A330-300 Scheduled Departure Time: 6:05pm Push Back from Gate: 6:03pm Actual Departure Time: 6:20pm Actual Arrival Time: 11:55pm Announced Flight time: 6:35 Miles: 3,280 Seat: 8G Honeymoon flight number two! In case you missed it, our first segment was 24 hours earlier when we flew from Toronto to Seoul. […]