Travel Contests: Week of April 16, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip for two to Cancun Win a two-night trip for two to Puerto Rico Win one of 52 trips to Australia (ends April 21) Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; ends […]

Travel Contests: Week of December 24, 2013

Beverly Wilshire facade

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip to the Australian Open from Tennis Channel Win a trip for two to Los Angeles for the #UltimateLA weekend getaway from Peek Win a trip from the US to Fjord […]

West Coast to San Juan, Puerto Rico for $261 ROUNDTRIP

LAX-SJU

Everyone keeps talking about high airfares but San Juan, Puerto Rico has had some incredible sales. Including right now! Can you believe you can fly from LAX or SFO to SJU (via MIA) for only $261 roundtrip! It’s unreal. I found a bunch of dates available in September (see screenshot above) and in December. October […]

LAX/DFW/STL to San Juan, Puerto Rico for $229 Roundtrip

Puerto Rico

What a deal United is offering right now to San Juan, Puerto Rico! If you live near Los Angeles (LAX), Dallas (DFW) or Saint Louis (STL) you can fly ROUNDTRIP for only $229! There’s not a lot of inventory but I found days November-February. Early December had the most (see screenshot below). You can use […]

Uncle Sam’s Caribbean: Puerto Rico

El Morro Fort with Rainbow

As opposed to being a raconteur (storyteller), this is my Ricanteur. Ever been hell-bent on replacing a bad memory with something sweeter? New York City’s Puerto Rican Day Parade aside, my reigning experience on this island was nearly being shot. After a six-hour stopover from Aruba in the 90s became a few late-night hours of […]

Saving on Fall Travel and Adventure to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico San Juan

Luis Rivera-Marín, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), announced this week that travelers have a little more time to take advantage of the Island’s first-ever free adventure promotion.The offer, which gives travelers the chance to see for themselves how Puerto Rico does it better with unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, was extended to October […]

Free Entrance to all National Parks on September 29

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

The United States is home to 600 million acres of public land, some of which are the most vast and diverse spaces in the world. In honor of America’s open space, all 397 national parks will offer free entrance on Saturday, September 29 for National Public Lands Day.  The 19th annual event is an effort by the National Park […]

Adventures in Puerto Rico

Toro Verde

You don’t have to go to Patagonia, or some other far away land to experience some of the most exciting adventure activities in the world. They abound in Puerto Rico and it’s a direct flight from many U.S. cities including New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston and others.I flew Jet Blue from Fort Lauderdale for […]