Travel Tip of the Day: Worst Time to Hail a NYC Taxi

NYC cab

Worst Time to Hail a NYC Taxi Did you know that the most difficult time to get a taxi in New York City is between 4 pm and 5 pm? That’s when the drivers’ shifts change and only 10 percent of cabbies are working. So plan accordingly to avoid frustration…or being late.   _________________________________________________________________________________ Want […]

JetBlue Introducing New Non-stops from New York: Trinidad & Tobago and Savannah, Georgia

JetBlue

JetBlue announced today that the airline will be introducing two new “BlueCity’s”—what they call the destinations they fly out of—in February of 2014, and both will be serviceable by non-stop flights from New York’s JFK. First, service between New York (JFK) and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) will begin on February 13, 2014. There will […]

Liftopia offering its biggest ever pre-season sale on ski and snowboard lift tickets across the country

Liftopia

Liftopia, the single largest retailer of lift tickets and mountain activities online (and on mobile), is getting things revved up for ski season with their Red Hot End of Summer Sale—their biggest ever. A staggering 67,000+ deals are available at 70 ski resorts, and tickets are as much as 81% off (which works out to […]

Pet-Friendly: Along the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail with our Chocolate Lab Baci

"Cheers"

In the northeastern corner of New York state, a perfect weather weekend made the charming vineyards set along the Lake Champlain valley sparkle. And so did being able to take the pets along—including our chocolate lab Baci. Pet-friendly La Quinta hotel Finding a truly “pet-friendly” accommodation is not easy, as “pet-friendly” most often means small dogs only, […]

WATCH: Yankees’ Mariano Rivera Surreal Entry Into All-Star Game

Mo

I know this has nothing to do with travel but this video is the best two minutes in baseball so far this year. American League  manager Jim Leyland summoned Mariano Rivera in the eighth inning of the 84th All-Star game because he wanted to ensure he would get to pitch. The of 45,186, the largest crowd […]

Video of the Week: Sneak Peek at Delta’s T4 at JFK

JFK T4: Going the Extra Mile

Delta recently released a new video of a sneak peek at New York-JFK’s Terminal 4. It opens on May 24 and the new terminal is supposed to be catering to frequent fliers and has a giant 23,000 square foot Sky Club (See 1:40 in the video). For a better preview, Delta has opened a new […]

Kitano New York Hotel: You’re Going to the Love the Toilets

Kitano Hotel front desk

Have you ever chosen to stay at a hotel because of their toilets? That’s right, toilets. The Kitano New York Hotel is a relaxing boutique hotel located on Park Avenue and 38th Street. It’s the city’s only Japanese-owned hotel and has an authentic, award-winning Japanese restaurant (they serve Kaiseki cuisine), museum quality artwork and nightly […]

Free Wi-Fi at NYC Airports and Select Subway Stations in February

Norwegian Breakaway

During the month of February, Norwegian Cruise Line and Boingo Wireless are celebrating the cruise line’s newest ship, Norwegian Breakaway, by sponsoring free Wi-Fi at select New York subway stations and John F. Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International Airports. Complimentary Boingo Wi-Fi is immediately available for users of all Wi-Fi enabled devices at […]