Not Your Grandma’s Bus Tour of Italy, Day II

View from Bramante Staircase at The Vatican

This is the second installment in a seven-part series following JohnnyJet.com writer Cynthia Cunniff through her experience of touring Italy with Insight Vacations. Head back to the series home page for the full Italy experience—or jump straight over to Day 1, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6 or Day 7 of the tour. DAY 2 The Vatican The abbreviated stay in Rome was […]

Not Your Grandma’s Bus Tour of Italy, Day I

View from hotel in Venice

This is the first installment in a seven-part series following JohnnyJet.com writer Cynthia Cunniff through her experience of touring Italy with Insight Vacations. Head back to the series home page for the full Italy experience—or jump straight over to Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6 or Day 7 of the tour.   DAY 1 Rome My Insight Vacations travel rep was waiting […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 30, 2013

Scottsdale pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a dream trip to Dubai with Emirates (on Facebook) Win a trip to the original Cosi restaurant in Paris Win a wine-themed trip for two to Italy Win […]

Travel Contests: Week of September 25, 2013

Monte Carlo 610x

This week’s travel contests: Win a $10,000 trip to Monte Carlo Win a trip for two to Italy Win a 7-day trip for two to Japan Win a trip to South Africa (on Facebook) Win a weekend of wine-tasting (on Facebook)

Pet-Friendly Travel: Along the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail with our Chocolate Lab Baci

"Cheers"

Pet-Friendly Travel is Georgie Jet’s ongoing series exploring the best pet-friendly inns and resorts around with tips for things to do with your best friend along the way. Says Georgie Jet: “I travel with Baci, a well-traveled and well-trained Chocolate Lab. Thankfully, I can leave her alone in a hotel room and she is quiet and well-behaved. She might find a […]

Wine a Little in SLO Wine Country, You’ll Feel Better

SLO Wine country

Napa and Sonoma. Yep, we’ve all heard of these award-winning California wine regions, but San Luis Obispo, aka SLO wine country? Not so much. My mom lives in Santa Cruz and I live in Los Angeles. Once a year, we find a place in central California neither of us have been before and meet in […]

Travel News: Week of July 10, 2013

Photo by David Eun via Twitter @Eun

Top Travel News What You Need to Know: SFO Airport Asiana Airlines Crash 10 people die aboard air taxi after crash at small Alaska airport Statue of Liberty officially reopens for July 4th Five-star cave hotel to open in China Travel+Leisure unveils 2013 readers’ choice World’s Best Awards Marriott launches mobile check-in app Drunken cricket […]

Website of the Week: A Nation of Wineries

A Nation of Wineries

The New York Times just released an incredible, interactive infographic on the growth and impact of wineries in the continental United States. Toggling all the way back to 1937 and up to today, you can discover how diverse landscapes and weather patterns have allowed all 48 continental states to have wineries (I had no idea) and […]