Travel Contests: Week of March 19, 2014

The 20" Pathfinder International Expandable Carry-On Spinner, in blue

This week’s travel contests include: Win a carry-on suitcase and cabin bag from Pathfinder Luggage! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win an amazing trip to Spain and Morocco from Travel Channel Win a $32,000 trip to the Summer Olympics in Brazil from TD Ameritrade Win a romantic getaway in Turks & Caicos from Bridal Guide magazine (must complete a short […]

Travel News: Week of August 7, 2013

Photo credit: Sayyid Azim

Top Travel News Major fire closes international airport in Nairobi Which country gets the most tourists? Delta Launches Los Angeles to San Francisco Shuttle FAA urges foreign airlines to use GPS landing system at San Francisco airport in wake of deadly crash Woman Tries to Board LGA Flight Wearing Pumps with Gun Heels US Airways […]

My Top 2009 Hotel Rooms

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Copacabana Palace — Rio De Janeiro, Brazil The most prestigious hotel in South America is the Copacabana Palace. It was built in 1923 and practically every celebrity (Tom Cruise checked in just after we checked out) or dignitary who has visited Rio has stayed here. Here’s my trip report. JW Marriott — Guanacaste, Costa Rica […]