Johnny Jet’s Top 10 Cruise Tips

Princess Cruise

I just got off one of the cruise industry’s newest ships — The Regal Princess. It was an amazing three-day cruise to the Bahamas and we sailed with the original cast of the Love Boat — they are the ship’s Godmothers. You can see all of my celebrity pictures here. While on the ship, I […]

Love Boat Cast Reunites to Christen Regal Princess

Love Boat cast on Regal Princess

Without a doubt, the hit television show The Love Boat, which ran from 1977 to 1986, jumpstarted the cruise industry and did wonders for Princess Cruise Lines since it was their ship, the Pacific Princess, that was the real star of the show. I remember as a young kid watching the cast and the endless […]

5 Reasons to Visit the Turkish Riviera

Overlooking the ancient city of Ephesus from the Terrace Houses and in the left corner you can see the Library of Celsus which once held 12,000 scrolls

This is part 3 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Read part one on Greece here and part two on Louis Cruises here. Turkey, a peninsula surrounded by turquoise seas and a country rich in history, is a truly unique destination full of vibrancy. Besides history and beauty, your […]

Why You Need an Aegean Cruise

Louis Cruises sails on the Aegean

This is part 2 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Check out part 1 here, and part 3 here. Are you a cultural junkie but yearning for some relaxation? Do you want to experience some local off-the-beaten path spots in addition to the hot spots but don’t want to spend time […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 20, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel contests includes: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip to Bloomington and Mall of America Win a 5-day trip to Berlin in Trivago’s contest to makeover its Trivago guy TV pitchman Win a trip for 2 to Cartagena, Colombia with LAN Airlines Win […]

10 Greece Moments to Live For

The port of Ios

This is part 1 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Check out part 2 here and part 3 here. From ancient history to beaches with brightly colored tavernas at water’s edge and whitewashed houses, it’s easy to see why Greece tops bucket lists ‘round the world. A cuisine with more feta cheese, […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 16, 2014

News

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports Rocket Debris Falls on Cruise Ship in Israeli Port Kenya issues terror alert over travel to UK airports Carnival Bans Smoking on Balconies Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight ‘Amelia Earhart’ Completes Around-the-World Flight Boeing re-engineers […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Pre-Cruise Dinner Parties

Windstar 2

Pre-Cruise Dinner Parties While cruising with Windstar last month, I met a woman named Janet from Mississauga, Canada who told me about a great tradition that she and her friends started when they began traveling on cruises together: Before a cruise, they have two dinners. The first one is to assign a different destination or destinations to a […]