Virgin America Launches First-Ever Palm Springs-NY Nonstop Flight


Virgin America launched new weekly nonstop service between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Just in time for winter getaways, the airline has the only nonstop flight service between PSP and the New York area. Tickets are on sale at and 1-877-FLY-VIRGIN. One-way JFK-PSP fares start at $145 * (taxes […]

Travel trend watch: swinger’s travel?

Still from "Couples Retreat"

If the 2009 comedy “Couples Retreat” starring Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Malin Ackerman, and Kristin Davis, is any indication, romance-oriented travel has a become popular way for couples to connect or reconnect. Perhaps it’s fitting that Vince Vaughn’s breakout role was in “Swingers” because the latest hot (although hush-hush) travel trend seems to be a […]

Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne


A couple of days later I flew five hours from LAX to Miami on American Airlines. I chose American’s 9:30 a.m. flight since it was on a 767 and all those planes are outfitted with Wi-Fi (on domestic flights). When we landed my seatmate said to me, “You worked the whole flight,” and I said, […]