How to Travel to Hawaii Cheaply with the New Hawaiian Airlines World Elite MasterCard

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Great news! Hawaiian Airlines, with MasterCard, Barclaycard US and Bank of Hawaii, recently announced the official launch of their new Hawaiian Airlines World Elite MasterCard, and I attended their press conference in Honolulu to learn all about this exciting card. In short, this credit card is a great option for those who have always dreamed […]

KLM Airlines to allow social media payment options

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, known for its innovative uses of social media in simplifying travel for their customers, has just become the first airline in the world to allow their passengers to pay for flights via social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Previously, customers were able to use these sites for services such […]

14 Travel Tweeters to Follow in 2014

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Twitter has become one of the top go-to resources for travelers looking for travel information, recommendations and inspiration. There are plenty of great travel tweeters to choose from (here’s a massive list) but the 14 below (in no particular order) will not disappoint. Some are old, some are new and they’re all for those who love […]

14 Best Travel Instagrammers to Follow in 2014

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I admit it, I’m new to Instagram. It’s not because I wasn’t a believer … it’s just that I was carrying around a prehistoric Blackberry, since I was grandfathered into T-Mobile’s international plan. When T-Mobile announced free international data I upgraded to a Nokia Lumia 1020, which has a kickass camera (41 megapixels!) I’ve only […]

13 Best Holiday Travel Gift Guides of 2013

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It’s that time of year again! Black Friday officially kicked off the holiday shopping season and it seems like travel-related holiday gift guides are popping up everywhere. I’ve created a travel gift guide myself but I’ve also spent some time looking at plenty of others and there are lots of great gift suggestions out there. […]

American TV host Melissa Bachman boasts about lion kill on Twitter, sparking outrage

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When my wife Natalie (@NatalieDiScala) sent me this National Post story about television host Melissa Bachman’s boast about lion kill on Twitter, my blood started to boil, just reading the headline. Then, when I clicked the link and saw the photo of her standing next to a dead lion with a shotgun and an ear-to-ear […]

Luxurious Tom Bradley International Terminal Opens at LAX

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The South Concourse of the newly completed Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport is now up and running, which adds eight additional gates that can accommodate larger aircraft to the space. The terminal’s design is cutting-edge and offers an array of high-end retail stores, restaurants and bars that give travelers a […]