Georgie Jet

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Name:   GeorgieJet

Occupation:   Travel writer, photographer, painter

Hometown:   Rowayton, Connecticut

Residence:   Rowayton and Warren, Vermont

Website: Georgettepaintings.com, JohnnyJet.com

Twitter: @GeorgieJet

YouTube: GeorgieJet

Short Bio:

Hi, I am Georgette, a writer and artist based in Connecticut and Vermont. I am also Johnny Jet’s older sister, who quite possibly ignited his first spark of interest in traveling to exotic places, when at the impressionable age of 14, he saw my two-week trip to Australia last four years! Whether skiing in the mountains, snorkeling in the tropics, or exploring faraway cities, I am always game for traveling and the privilege of writing for my baby brother’s website JohnnyJet.com. Of course, coming home to my husband Cam, our dog Baci, and my cat Ace – is great, too! Visit my website at www.georgettepaintings.com.

How often do you fly: 24-36 times annually

How many countries have you been to:  34

How many continents have you been to:  5

Favorite American city:  San Francisco

Favorite international city:  Florence

Least favorite country:  Have not found one yet!

Favorite World Heritage Site: Uluru – Ayer’s Rock, Australia

Favorite airline:  Thai Airways

Favorite aircraft type: WWII Beaver

Aisle or window:  Window

Favorite airport lounge:  Auckland New Zealand, Air New Zealand

Favorite U.S. airport:  Burlington, Vermont

Favorite international airport:  BKK  Suvarnabhumi Bangkok

Favorite hotel:  Four Seasons Hotel in Santa Barbara

Favorite cruise line:  Mary Day in Camden Maine (sailboat)

Favorite island:  St. Bart’s and Petite St. Vincent

Favorite fancy restaurant: Le Bernadin in NYC

Favorite hole in the wall:  Talkeetna Roadhouse, Talkeetna, Alaska

Favorite fruit:  Mango

Favorite food:  Thai

Least favorite food:  Liver

Favorite travel movie(s): Wizard of OZ

Favorite travel show(s): Hot Spots and Anthony Bourdain

Favorite travel book(s): A Trip to the Beach, Lonely Planet

Five things you bring on a plane:  Earplugs, Eyemask, Earphones, notebook, pen

What do you always seem to forget:  Camera charger

Favorite travel iPhone app(s):  Alaska App, Mad River Guide, Metro North

Most embarrassing/worst travel moment: Camera batteries died on a Winter in Yellowstone trip, couldn’t photograph wolves (it was -35 and wolves weren’t happy either!)

What’s your dream destination:  Hiking Machu Pichu, African safari

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

Best travel tip: Pack light in a suitcase you love!

Johnny Jet
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