Travel Style: Beth D’Addono

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with  frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and  what they never leave home without.

Beth D'Addono

Beth D’Addono

Name: Beth D’Addono

Occupation: Freelance food and travel writer

Hometown: Freeport, NY

Residence: New Orleans

Website: unchainedtravel.com

Twitter: @Bethdaddono

Facebook: Bethdaddono

LinkedIn: Beth D’Addono

Instagram: Beth D’Addono

Short Bio: A freelance journalist since 1990, I write about travel, food, lifestyle and interesting people with stories to tell for outlets including USAToday.com, AAA Traveler, Wells Fargo Conversations, the Boston Globe, Newsday, Philadelphia Daily News, Taste, Jewish Exponent and others.

How often do you fly: 1-2 trips per month

How many countries have you been to: 59

How many continents have you been to: 5

Favorite American city: New Orleans

Favorite international city: Vientiane

Least favorite country: I haven’t been there yet

Country with the meanest immigration officers: Strangely enough I had a dust up with a Canadian officer – didn’t expect that.

Favorite World Heritage Site: Khajuraho,

Favorite airline: Singapore

Favorite aircraft type: Anything Virgin flies

Aisle or window: Aisle

Favorite airport lounge: THAI’s Royal Orchid Lounge in Bangkok

Favorite U.S. airport: PSP Palm Springs International

Favorite international airport: Singapore Changi Airport

Favorite hotel: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

Favorite cruise line: Crystal Cruises

Favorite travel credit card: Master Card

Favorite island: Sicily

Favorite beach: Laughing Bird Caye, Belize

Favorite fancy restaurant: Restaurant August, New Orleans

Favorite hole in the wall: Liuzza’s by the Track, New Orleans

Favorite fruit: South Carolina peaches

Favorite food: Vietnamese

Least favorite food: Eggs

Drink of choice (In the air and on the ground): Dirty martini

Favorite travel movie(s): Thelma and Louise

Favorite travel show(s): Full Circle with Michael Palin

Favorite travel book(s): The Nomad, The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt

Right now I am reading: Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

Top 3 favorite travel newsletters/magazines/blogs: Roadsandkingdoms.com,  NY Times & LA Times Travel Sections

Favorite travel website(s) – besides JohnnyJet.com, of course!: Virtuosolife.com

Five things you bring on a plane: Book, reader, laptop, cozy sweater, magazines I need to catch up on

What do you always seem to forget: Pillow

What do you like least about travel? Cancelled flights

What do you want your loved one to buy you from an airport duty free store? Grey Goose vodka

Favorite travel app(s): Roadside America

Most embarrassing travel moment: Not understanding squat toilet in Paris jazz bar on my first trip to Europe

Worst travel moment: Throwing up during take off

What’s your dream destination: All of the places I haven’t been

Favorite travel charity: Clicabroad.org

Best travel tip: Embrace the possibilities, celebrate the differences, enjoy the moment

Johnny Jet

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Johnny Jet
I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

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