Travel Contests: Week of March 11, 2015


This week’s travel contests include: Win a 4-night stay in the Dominican Republic plus $1,000 toward airfare Win trip around the world, visiting 10 sports events along the way, from Turkish Airlines Win a trip for two to the Margaritaville Vacation Club in St. Thomas Win a trip to the UK to visit the Downton Abbey castle […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Wear Neutral Colors


Wear Neutral Colors All the recent excitement around the World Cup reminded me of a good travel tip, which is this: If you want to stay safe from rowdy drunks and goons just looking to pick a fight, then always where neutral (or home) colors—and not the colors or memorabilia of an opposing sports team—no […]

5 ways to get hot and chill down at The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Carefree, Arizona

After chilling in my tipi

“Ummm, are those desert boars a part of our villa?” I half-heartedly joked with the transportation gentlemen as he pulled up to our Pueblo Villa at the The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Carefree, Arizona. Five allegedly friendly wild Havalinas were our official welcoming committee to the Sonoran Desert. I leaned back in the passenger […]

Excerpt from Dan Woog’s “We Kick Balls”

Dan Woog We Kick Balls Cover

Dan Woog is a writer, award-winning soccer coach (and former Johnny Jet newsletter editor). His new book – We Kick Balls: True Stories from the Youth Soccer Wars – takes readers on a journey from Europe to Brazil to Australia, chronicling his more than 30 years as a youth and high school soccer coach. According […]