Travel Video of the Week: Air New Zealand Safety Video “Safety in Paradise”


Air New Zealand has made a name for itself recently by delivering the most watched—and actually watchable—in-flight safety videos in the industry. I know, most passengers don’t watch safety videos on the plane, but check it out: Pretty much all of Air New Zealand’s videos have received millions of views on YouTube. The latest, seen […]

Travel Contests: Week of June 19, 2013

Untucked Bahamas Sweepstakes

This week’s travel contests include: Win a three-night adventure for two in the Bahamas Blogger Contest: Win a five-day trip to Queensland, Australia Win a trip for two to the Cook Islands Win a trip to St. Lucia Win two tickets to Norway on IcelandAir

My Top 2009 Hotel Rooms


Copacabana Palace — Rio De Janeiro, Brazil The most prestigious hotel in South America is the Copacabana Palace. It was built in 1923 and practically every celebrity (Tom Cruise checked in just after we checked out) or dignitary who has visited Rio has stayed here. Here’s my trip report. JW Marriott — Guanacaste, Costa Rica […]

Kia Orana From The Cook Islands!


Kia orana from the Cook Islands! Those of you who know where these spectacular islands are located will realize that I’m in paradise. It’s the perfect destination for honeymooners, adventure-seekers and families who just want to get away from it all. For those of you who need a quick geography lesson, no need to do a […]