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 prices to edge down for summer vacation Teen girl who sent terroristic tweet to AA is arrested […]

Travel News: Week of March 26, 2014

MH370

Top Travel News Tears flow: In memory of #MH370, a photo gallery Gogo Teams with Samsung in Free Wi-Fi Promotion for a Year Disney cruise ships first to offer Wi-Fi by megabyte Google Partners With Ray-Ban And Oakley To Make Glass More Stylish Southwest adds seven new routes at Reagan National JetBlue Takes on Other […]

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 […]

Website of the Week: DISboards

DISboards

Are you a Disney fan? If you are, and if you’re planning a trip to one of the Disney resorts, then you might want to check out DISboards. It’s billed as the internet’s largest and friendliest Disney community. It’s an old school forum with thousands of threads to help everyone from newbies to season ticket […]

runDisney: Bitten by the running bug and willing to travel

Disneyland 10K: running through Sleeping Beauty Castle

Over 25,000 runners—from all 50 states and 15 countries including Canada, Mexico, Japan and Brazil—convened at Disneyland, Anaheim over Labor Day weekend for the 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend. I was one of them and we were joined by celebrities such as Alison Sweeney, host of the hit reality show “The Biggest Loser”; Sean Astin the […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 28, 2013

Travel contests August 28, 2013

This week’s travel contests include: Win a week-long Disney cruise Win a DreamWorks experience aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise Win $10,000 toward your dream vacation from the Travel Channel Win a $5,000 wine-themed trip to Argentina

Travel Video of the Week: A Disneyland Timelapse

Disney timelapse

Matt Givot and Dan Douglas used over 20,000 images in this timelapse video, which showcases Disneyland and California Adventure. They combined artistry with technology to capture the magic Walt Disney has made famous in a whole new way.

Ten Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

Grand Californian character

My latest trip to check out the newest attractions at Disneyland and California Adventure lead me to Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa. I was fortunate enough to get to spend one night at this beautiful hotel with my two young girls. Following in true Johnny Jet style, here are my top ten (+) reasons […]