Travel Product of the Week: Selfie Stick

Selfie stick

On my August trip to southeast Asia, I saw how huge selfie sticks are becoming there and since then, I’ve seen them making their way to the US. Selfie sticks are telescopic poles that help people take better selfies have been around for years, but have just recently taken off—so much so that South Korea just banned unregulated ones. […]

Korean Air Dreamin’ with A380 Business Class, Los Angeles–Seoul

Business class check-in counter

On my recent trip to Seoul with Korean Air, I was able to test out one of the airline’s beautiful A380 in Business Class (also called Prestige Class). It was a luxurious experience with nice flight attendants, quick service, great food, and fully flat sleeper seats that made it easy to rest. Flight vitals Flight […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 4, 2014

Royal Hawaiian

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Norovirus strikes Hawaii hotel, 100+ guests, employees affected Man stuck in S. Korea after son doodles on passport 787 Dreamliner Set to Land at American Airlines FAA clears Boeing 787 for longer flights United planning nonstop Guam-Shanghai flights Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From […]

Travel Contests: Week of May 28, 2014

STA

This week’s travel contests include: Win a 13-day European tour for two from STA Travel Win Three Travel Adventures of Your Choice from HostelWorld.com Win $5,000 to spend on a London & Wales trip Win a trip to Prague from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to China, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, or Singapore […]

Travel News: Week of February 5, 2014

Travel news for February 5, 2014

Top Travel News TSA loosens rules on international alcohol United CEO’s letter on cutting United’s Cleveland hub Southwest to offer non-stops to 15 new markets from Love Field Hilton to offer faster Wi-Fi for a fee Malaysia Airlines suspending flights to Los Angeles, focus on Asia Norovirus strikes again as Caribbean cruise returns early Time […]

Seoul Korea Tour Guide

Daniel Gray

The highlight of our Seoul trip was going on a Korean Food Tour and there’s no better person to show you where the locals eat than Daniel Gray (see his Seoul City Insider guide). Daniel is a Korean-American adoptee that returned to Korea in 2005 to learn about Korean culture. He then started a popular […]

How to get from Incheon Airport to Downtown Seoul

Seoul, South Korea

Incheon Airport to Gangnam I didn’t make any arrangements for transportation so I asked our flight attendant what was the best way to go from the ICN airport to downtown. She said a taxi would be expensive and taking the train is fastest but not the most convenient since we were staying in Gangnam (the […]

Seoul, Korea

On a food tour

So many people kept asking Natalie and I where we were going on our honeymoon (Yes, we got married two weeks ago) I thought it would be more fun to keep it a secret. I then decided to turn it into a game when Marriott offered 50,000 Marriott Rewards to give away to a JohnnyJet.com […]