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Booking Mileage Ticket Tricks to Europe

I fly over 100,000 miles a year but I don’t play the mileage game (paying more and/or making a stop just to fly one … Read More

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Albino Wallaroo at Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort

39 Reasons to Stay at the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in Australia

I got invited by Destination NSW (tourism marketing company for the state of New South Wales) to go to Sydney, Australia … Read More

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5 Reasons to Fly Qantas Airways

A380

If you ask any of my friends which airline gets me the most excited when we go plane-spotting near LAX (psst, In-N-Out Burger has the best views), they would no doubt say Qantas Airways. I think it’s a combination of several things that make this true: 1) … Read More

SWISS Becomes the World’s First Certified “Allergy-Friendly” Airline

Gluten-free rolls on SWISS

Great news for allergy sufferers since SWISS (Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.) became the world’s first certified “allergy-friendly” airline today. SWISS teamed up with ECARF (European Center for Allergy Research Foundation) so they could offer its guests … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Avoid Newark Airport This Summer (If You Can)

Newark

Avoid Newark Airport This Summer (If You Can) If you'll be traveling this summer, I'd suggest avoiding Newark Liberty International Airport if you can as they'll be closing their Air Train (which connects the airport to the city) between May 1-July 15. That’s … Read More

Travel News: Week of April 16, 2014

Emirates

Top Travel News Italian court bans Emirates from flying transatlantic from Italy Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows United Plans World's Longest Boeing 787 Non-Stop Routes Airbnb Hosts in San Francisco Facing Wave of Evictions Gas … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of April 16, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week's travel contests: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win your dream trip in Switchfly’s Twitter Dream Destination Contest Win a trip for two to Cancun Win a two-night trip for … Read More

Travel Scams Mentioned on The Social TV Show

Toronto | April 15

I’m in Toronto right now, where yesterday I was a guest on The Social, which is Canada’s version of The View. It was fun—even though it was freezing out! Can you believe the temperature went from 72F to 18F (and snow) in about 36 hours? Yikes! Here's a link to … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: Tarriss Jetsetter Digital Luggage Scale

Tarriss

Airlines around the world have been cracking down on the weight of checked luggage for a while now, and if you think that’s bad, I will tell you that many destinations I travel to are cracking down on the weight of carry-on bags as well. For example: Just this … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: Can Cool Be Taught?

Holland

Last summer we featured Holland’s "The Original Cool" video, launched by the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Amsterdam Marketing. The video received more than one million video views in … Read More