Seoul, Korea

On a food tour

So many people kept asking Natalie and I where we were going on our honeymoon (Yes, we got married two weeks ago) I thought it would be more fun to keep it a secret. I then decided to turn it into a game when Marriott offered 50,000 Marriott Rewards to give away to a […]

Toronto to Seoul on Korean Air

Johnny and Natalie's first flight as a married couple

Trip: YYZ-ICN Airline:  Korean Air Aircraft: 777-200 Scheduled Departure Time: 12:15pm Push Back from Gate: 12:20pm Actual Departure Time: 12:33pm Actual Arrival Time: 2:55p Announced Flight time:  13:05 Miles: 6,580 Seat:  2D Two days after our wedding Natalie and I arrived at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to make our way to Bali, Indonesia. To get there we flew […]

Seoul to Bali on Korean Air and Honeymoon Cake

Chillin' in biz class

Trip: ICN-DPS Airline: Korean Air Aircraft: A330-300 Scheduled Departure Time: 6:05pm Push Back from Gate: 6:03pm Actual Departure Time: 6:20pm Actual Arrival Time: 11:55pm Announced Flight time: 6:35 Miles: 3,280 Seat: 8G Honeymoon flight number two! In case you missed it, our first segment was 24 hours earlier when we flew from Toronto to Seoul. […]

John & Natalie’s Wedding Photos

My family

What a week! If you have been following me on Facebook or Twitter, then you know that Natalie and I got married on Saturday in Toronto. Yes, that’s where she’s from. I’d always wanted a destination wedding but I always imagined it would be in Australia, Fiji or Italy but I have to tell you, […]

2012 U.S. Open Tennis in New York

Me and my bro at the U.S. Open

Last week I left off from New York City. I wrote a post about how to get the best seat in coach but didn’t tell you about my trip. I ended up meeting Natalie at the W Hotel in Union Square and grabbed some spicy Asian food at nearby Republic. In the morning we checked […]

Six ways to get the best coach seat on an airplane

Exit row to myself

Ooh the dreaded middle seat. You aren’t the only who hates getting stuck in between two strangers. When checking in for my flight the other day I used some tricks to get the best possible coach seat and since I’ve never divulged these tricks in a single post, here’s how you can get a mini […]

How to get refunded for a flight during a hurricane

Hurricane Isaac map

My weekend trip to south Florida was scratched thanks to Hurricane Isaac.

Day 6 of the 2012 London Olympics


Cheerio! I left off from Venice, Italy after a 10-day Adriatic Sea cruise and flew to Toronto via London. I spent a night in Canada then took a bus to Erie, Pennsylvania…