Beat the polar vortex with Booking.com’s 5 best airport hotels

Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel

2014 has not been kind to travelers. On-time departures, flights and even entire airports have been frozen like the rest of us in the insane, polar vortex-level cold that’s gripped most of North America thus far. And it’s not over yet. With forecasts suggesting more of the same may be on the way next week, Booking.com (which I’ve […]

10 reasons to stay at The Milestone Hotel in London

Bellman from The Milestone Hotel

Cheerio! I just returned from an incredible trip to Europe where my wife and I spent most of our time sailing down the Danube on a Viking Christmas market river cruise (full story to come). But our first and last nights were spent in London at the charming Milestone Hotel, which was sensational. Here’s how […]

Travel App of the Week: For Less Guides

For Less Guides

The For Less Guides have been around since 1994, but their apps are brand new—and they allow tourists access to hundreds of discounts at attractions and restaurants. There are currently versions for six cities: London, San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Paris. Each city’s app is specifically designed for tourists as an easy-to-use, downloadable […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 30, 2013

Scottsdale pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a dream trip to Dubai with Emirates (on Facebook) Win a trip to the original Cosi restaurant in Paris Win a wine-themed trip for two to Italy Win […]

5 Things I Love About the British Airways 787

british-airways-787

On September 1, British Airways introduced their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on flights between London and Toronto. This marked the first long-haul service for the airline’s impressive new fleet. The 787 is a revolutionary aircraft built by Boeing made with composite materials—including carbon fiber-reinforced plastic—as the primary building block in the construction of its […]

Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

JFK

Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]

Travel Contests: Week of September 4, 2013

Travel contests September 4, 2013

This week’s travel contests include: Win a chance to attend ‘Food & Wine All-Star Weekend’ in Las Vegas Win 500,000 Virgin America Elevate points Jamba Juice’s Cool Your Jets Sweepstakes (on Facebook) Win a free trip to both London and Paris Win a Viking River Cruise (on Facebook) Win a Caribbean island vacation on St. […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 21, 2013

Heineken contest

This week’s travel contests include: Win a Trip for 2 to London or Melbourne Win airfare, LEGOLAND Resort Hotel stay & Go San Diego Cards to visit San Diego attractions Win a trip to London from Banana Republic (on Facebook) Win a free Caribbean cruise and an Xbox prize pack