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Hangin' with the Minions

Mayhem for All Ages at Universal Studios Hollyowood

I was recently asked to cover the new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride at Universal Studios Hollywood. With my … Read More

Where’s Johnny?

Boca Raton Resort & Club

Hotel Review: Boca Raton Resort & Club

Last week I spoke at the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.  The entrance was … Read More

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Why the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is My #1 Travel Credit Card

New Chase Sapphire card art

Editor's note: As of September 2014, you can earn 40,000 miles with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, as Johnny's written before. The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is my number one travel credit card because it awards two miles per dollar spent on anything … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: When One-Ways are Better


When One-Ways are Better Usually, it makes sense to book roundtrip flights when you can—but not always, like if you're booking flights and you aren’t completely sure of your plans. If there’s a chance that you might not take your outbound flight but you're … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Sign Documents on the Road


Sign Documents on the Road Don’t you hate it when you’re on the road and you get an email that requires you to print, sign and scan a document—and they need it ASAP? It’s not only going to ruin part of your day to track it all down; it’s going to cost you a … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of September 24, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel contests include: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! ( contest) Win a trip to Bloomington and Mall of America Win a six-night trip to San Francisco Win a seven-day … Read More

Travel Style: Rebecca S. Robbins

Rebecca S. Robbins

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Rebecca S. Robbins Occupation: Co-Author of "Sleep for … Read More

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of September 24, 2014

Air Canada

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Bag fees coming for Air Canada domestic flights to pax traveling on the cheapest economy class Tango fares Spirit raises bag fees for holiday flights Los Cabos Airport Expected to Be Operational by Nov. 25 United … Read More

My Weekend a Napoli

WAN windowsill

The trending opinion from Italy is that the only attractions my beloved Naples has to offer her visitors are crime and graffiti. My mission is to correct that myopic notion. In a city that dates back to the 2nd millennium BC—and was named a World Heritage Site … Read More

New York’s Finger Lakes, Part 3 — Soaring Mark Twain Country

Glider planes at Harris Hill Soaring

This is part 3 of Georgie Jet's three-part series on New York's Finger Lakes. For the rest of the adventure, check out part 1 and part 2. Elmira, New York, rumored to have been named after a tavern owner's daughter, has a fascinating history. Among many … Read More