Travel Website of the Week: Your Social Network as Currency at the Nordic Light Hotel

NordicLight Hotel

Over the past few years I’ve been slowly building a fairly large social media presence on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Well, it turns out that I—and anyone that has a large following on Instagram or Facebook—can now cash my followers in for a 5%, 10%, 15%, or 100% discount at the Nordic Light Hotel in […]

Travel Contests: Week of May 21, 2014


This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win an Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! ( contest) (ends May 25, 2014!) Win up to three awesome escapes for two from Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles from Hawaiian Airlines (on Facebook) Win a trip to Sweden #inaVolvo from Jdomb’s Travels Win a 7-day trip for two to Prague from […]

Travel Contests: Week of November 6, 2013

The "Other Keys"

This week’s travel contests include: Win a Trip to Longboat and Lido—Florida’s “Other Keys” Win two First Class tickets on Delta to anywhere in the continental U.S. (on Facebook) Win a trip to participate in Axe’s Black Chill Sweepstakes in Sweden Win a 4-night trip for two to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands Win […]

Tweeter of the Week: @Sweden


The Swedish government came out with a brilliant idea last December when they decided to hand over their @sweden Twitter account to a different citizen each week. It made sense as Thomas Brühl, CEO of VisitSweden, told Mashable “No one owns the brand of Sweden more than its people.” They use the account solely to […]

Travel Contests: Win a Trip to Sweden

Weekly Travel Giveaways

This week’s featured travel contests: Win the Road Trip of a Lifetime to West Sweden and Skane Win a 2-night spa getaway to Napa, California Win a $500 Best Western Travel Card Around the World With USTOA Sweepstakes CANADIANS: Enter for a chance to win a trip to the big apple with Travelocity Win a […]

My Travel Year In Review 2010


Happy New Year from chilly Florida! If you are following me on Twitter (@JohnnyJet), then you know I missed the California rains and the Northeast blizzard by just a few days. I’m actually upset about it too, because I love a good snowstorm (as long as I’m not traveling). This past week, I had quite […]

Stockholm, Sweden


Hej! If you are following me on Twitter, then you know that I was just in Las Vegas to speak at Blog World. This week I will tell you all about that trip and pick up where we left off last week from my August Baltic Sea Seabourn cruise. First port is Stockholm, Sweden! We […]

A Baltic Cruise On The Seaborn Sojourn


SEABOURN SOJOURN Until last summer, I had only be on a cruises that were for three days or fewer. Therefore, I wasn’t sure how I was going to like being on a boat for a whole week with people I didn’t know, sailing to places I’d never been. My girlfriend Natalie felt the same way […]