Travel Contests: Week of November 5, 2014

Pathfinder

This week’s travel contests include: Win a 22″ Wheeled Carry-on Duffel and 32″ Wheeled Duffel from Pathfinder Luggage! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a 12-day hiking adventure in New Zealand Win a 6-night trip for two to Portugal Win a trip to see polar bears in their natural habitat Win a trip for two to Dominica Win a […]

Fish Tales at Deep Water Cay, Bahamas

Fresh off of snorkeling

Upon my arrival at Deep Water Cay, the legendary Bahamas fishing resort, I was amazed at how a place so magnificent in natural splendor and tranquility could be so incredibly accessible. Located about 300-feet east of Grand Bahama Island, this two-mile long private island has a paved runway that can handle all but the largest […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 29, 2014

Pathfinder

This week’s travel contests include: Win a 22″ Wheeled Carry-on Duffel and 32″ Wheeled Duffel from Pathfinder Luggage! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win trip for two to Fiji Win a trip for two to Iceland Win one of two family beach vacations to Caribbean Win a seven-day trip for two to haunted Dublin Win one of five seven-day […]

Travel Contests: Week of June 25, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel includes: Win 120,000 HawaiianMiles plus a two-night stay at The Modern Honolulu! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to Rio de Janeiro from TAM Airlines Win a trip for two to Los Angeles from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to Montreal from Tourisme Montreal Win a 6-night Kenya safari from The Explorateur […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 11, 2014

United

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: United Airlines to Award Miles Based on Ticket Price American Makes a Few More Minor Changes Record number of firearms seized in a day by TSA Budget Airline PEOPLExpress Returns to the Skies This Summer Hilton Launches Curio, a New Brand for Independent Hotels Travelers to Polio-Ridden […]

A sailing escape in NYC…and Florida, and the BVI, and…

NYC sail

Today, on a dreary Thursday, on the Hudson River beside Tribeca, I joined the Offshore Sailing School for a quick two-hour sail. And it was great. The views were insane—with the top of the Freedom Tower lost to the clouds—and the air was salty and fresh(er). The school’s special edition 50th-anniversary sails snapped blue and red and white […]

Travel Contests: Week of February 19, 2014

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a first class trip for two to Europe from American Airlines Win a trip to Aruba from Popcorn, Indiana (on Facebook) Win an 11-day trip to Greece for two from The Greek Gods (must […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Get Deals, Get Insurance

FL

Get Deals, Get InsuranceYesterday’s tip was on the timing of hurricane season—in both the Atlantic and the Pacific—but the part I left out is the fact that Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 to November 30) is also a time to find fantastic deals in Florida and the Caribbean. Keep in mind, chances are slim that […]