Travel Contests: Week of October 29, 2014


This week’s travel contests include: Win a 22″ Wheeled Carry-on Duffel and 32″ Wheeled Duffel from Pathfinder Luggage! ( 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 May 28, 2014


This week’s travel contests include: Win a 13-day European tour for two from STA Travel Win Three Travel Adventures of Your Choice from Win $5,000 to spend on a London & Wales trip Win a trip to Prague from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to China, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, or Singapore […]

Powerscourt Hotel in Ireland is now part of the Autograph Collection

Powerscourt Hotel Autograph Collection Ireland 2013 -009

When my wife and I were both asked to speak at the TBEX conference in Dublin, Ireland, we didn’t want to just pop over the pond and return. So we made a week of it—it was Natalie’s first trip to Ireland and her birthday, after all. We began the trip in Belfast, Northern Ireland and […]

10 Reasons to Go to Ballyfin


Recently, Natalie and I both spoke at the Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) conference in Dublin. She has always wanted to go to Ireland and since her birthday was the same week, I wanted to take her somewhere over-the-top special. I contacted a few Irish friends and learned that Ballyfin is arguably the nicest hotel/manor house […]

10 Things to Do in Belfast

Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast Bellman

Before I even got there, I knew Northern Island was going to be a special place—specifically the moment the passenger sitting behind my wife and I tapped our friendly seatmate on the shoulder to tell him that the restaurant he just suggested to us was crap. “Tell them to go to Coppi instead,” he said […]

$899 – Castles of Ireland – 6 Nights of Luxury (Air, Car, Castle Hotels)

Castles of Ireland

Aer Lingus Vacation Store today introduced a luxurious Castles of Ireland vacation currently available at the lowest price ever offered. Starting at $899 per person* which includes roundtrip air, 6 nights at 4 and 5-star castle accommodations, car rental and more. It seems everyone is always asking me if I know any good deals to […]

Top 5 places to visit if you are a Titanic fanatic


One of the most epic films of all time, Titanic, will be released in 3D April 4th, and gets you in on the action. Johnny got an exclusive sneak peek at number one on our list for his Travel Channel special, Hot Spots 2012, while it was still under construction.  Now you can see […]

My Travel Year In Review 2010


Happy New Year from chilly Florida! If you are following me on Twitter (@JohnnyJet), then you know I missed the California rains and the Northeast blizzard by just a few days. I’m actually upset about it too, because I love a good snowstorm (as long as I’m not traveling). This past week, I had quite […]