Travel News: Week of February 26, 2014

Photo credit: Spike Aerospace

Top Travel News Supersonic jet ditches windows for massive live-streaming screens Another price hike at Disney World Ohana by Hawaiian says aloha to launching service in March Cruise Ship Attack Shocks Industry At Newark Airport, the Lights Are On, and They’re Watching You United to replace 747s with 777s for flights to Sydney Radisson to […]

The Little Trick-Or-Treater’s Guide to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Halloween decoration at the Magic Kingdom

Every year, thousands of families flock to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. And while great fun can be had by all it’s important to keep in mind that getting your money’s worth does not necessarily mean having a good time. The basics: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is an annual […]

One last Star Wars Weekend left: Tips on how to have the most fun

Han Solo Jr. and I are ready to conquer Star Wars Weekend

When I arrived, I was but a learner, now I am the master: How to have the most fun at Disney’s Star Wars Weekend Not since the Star War Convention in Los Angeles had I felt the same excitement – the force indeed was strong at Disney Hollywood Studios this past weekend. Being a big […]

Hot Deals for Orlando this Holiday Season

Disney World gets all dressed up for the holiday season.

While a large swath of the country is forecasted to be in for a harsh winter, the inclination to flee to warmer climes may arise. Florida has offered a respite for all those weary of yet another white winter, and this year there are exciting special offers to entice visitors to Orlando, one of the […]

Orlando Via Amtrak, Seagate Hotel DelRey Beach


Greetings! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving with smooth, safe travels. I sure did, and I discovered possibly the best day of the year to fly within the U.S.: the Friday after Thanksgiving. While everyone was out shopping, I was in the air enjoying some quiet skies and super-cheap deals: My brother bought a […]

Orlando, Florida


Greetings from Florida! Last week after leaving our nation’s capital, I flew down to Florida to see my dad and sister for my seventh or eighth visit since mid-January. I’ve been using their places as a base camp for a bunch of trips. One of the trips I took was up to Orlando to speak. I didn’t […]