Tokyo, Japan Resources For Your Next Trip

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-Did you know Tokyo, Japan is the largest city in the world with a population of 32,450,000? -Tokyo is an international city and they have every type of cuisine here. -World cup soccer change most language signs so they are now in both Japanese and English – lists all English-speaking businesses, restaurants, services etc. […]

Fan Feedback on “Hot Spots 2012″ on Travel Channel

Shooting Hot Spots

January 1st marked the premiere of my first show on Travel Channel — “Hot Spots 2012.” I am so humbled at all the positive feedback we’ve gotten and wanted to share some with you. Please continue to comment on this page with your thoughts on the show — what you liked, what you didn’t, what […]


Interviewing Sir Richard Branson at Virgin Galactic Spaceport America

Renowned travel expert John E. DiScala (aka Johnny Jet), circles the globe for his first televised special “Hot Spots 2012,” which premiered on the Travel Channel January 1. The show is scheduled to air again Sunday January 8 at 4:00 PM EST (check local listings). During the one-hour special, Johnny Jet gives viewers a ringside […]

Turning your Travel Adventures into a Novel


By Deborah Cloyed: Hi everybody! Remember me? ‘Amazing Debbie’ (nickname courtesy of JohnnyJet and my stint on CBS’ The Amazing Race)? You and me, we go way back. We went to Hong Kong, Macau, Amelia Island, and Temecula together, remember? Well, since we last traveled together, a lifelong dream came true – I landed a […]

10 Tweeters to Follow For Travel News


Since my first list of the top 10 travel tweeters was so popular, I’m back with more! It shouldn’t be surprising that the article generated so much attention – more and more travelers are turning to Twitter. It’s become the go-to place for travel news, deals and conversations between travel enthusiasts. I personally follow over […]

10 Travel Twitterers to Follow in 2011 and Why


Since Twitter continues to take the Internet by storm and is now the go-to place for travelers to turn to, it’s the perfect time to write a column on who I think will be 2011’s top travel tweeters on Twitter. There are plenty to choose from and yes, there are others who travel more miles, […]

Timeshare Juice

Vacation in the Best Resorts for Free with Timeshare Exchange Last weekend, I was showing some friends the photos of our trip to Spain, where we spent 10 days in Madrid and on the coast in Marbella. Photo after photo, we marveled at the beauty of the art and the landscape. It was so wonderful, […]

Best Places to Learn About Volcanoes

She’s moody, unstable, smothering and prone to major outbursts of anger. No, she’s not your ex-girlfriend. She’s someone you need to learn to embrace and respect…she’s Mother Earth. Earthquakes, and volcanoes, and hurricanes oh my! Well, Dorothy, we’re not in Kansas anymore. Then again, if we’re talking about tornadoes we could be in Kansas. Whether […]