Travel Thursdays

Tokyo in a Nutshell

On my recent trip to Tokyo a lot happened in a short week and a half. The main reason for this trip was to run the Tokyo Marathon. Yes, who knew or figured that I would be traveling international to run a marathon. The good thing about running is that I love to travel and [...]

The following post is brought to you by a friend of mine (Lorenzo Flores), that went on trip to Cuba earlier this year, and wanted to share their experience with us.  Some Things to Know Before You Go to Cuba Disclaimer: I have family in Cuba, so this visit was legal. If you’re reading this [...]

Arrange hotel/airport transportation ahead of time so that you do not have to worry about catching a cab or a bus and overpaying. Negril is 1 ½ hours away from Montego Bay Airport, so keep that in mind after you land. It’s a long ride, but kind of scenic. Do not be surprised by the [...]

DIY Video Revolution or Guerilla Video Yesterday, we learned some great Content is Key tips by Yahoo! Travel Editor's Deborah Hopewell. Today, we'll learn some great stuff about working with video. This New York Times Travel Show conference session by Robert Reid of Lonely Planet, was one of my favorite, because he focused on a [...]

CONTENT IS KEY: HOW Y! TRAVEL IS REMAKING A TRANSACTIONAL SITE INTO A MEDIA HUB In this conference session Deborah Hopewell, Travel Editor for Yahoo! Travel talked to us about internet content and ways in which Y! Travel is transitioning into a media hub. Below are some tips, quotes and other helpful information that Deborah shared [...]

This year The New York Times Travel Show was very informative to me as a Travel/Informational Blogger. The NY Times Travel Show is mainly aimed at Travel Agents or Travel Professionals or Travel Consultants as they prefer to call themselves, but as a travel blogger you too can get a whole lot of useful information [...]

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 American Airlines filed for reorganization under Chapter 11. What this means is that they have filed for bankruptcy. AAdvantage Members received an emailed letter that addressed the issue further and explained what will happen next, as far as your AAdvantage Mile and future flights. We want to assure you that [...]

Traveling is something I love to do every so often, or at least twice a year or so. Traveling light is a must for me, I mainly use carry on, and an oversize pocketbook, but with all the traveling I've been doing lately, my carry on luggage of X amount of years (too embarrassed to [...]

A friend of mine told about this amazing deal to Iceland that I am really going to take advantage of this winter. When I think of Iceland, I think of a land full of ice and very cold weather. Since my birthday is already on a very cold month, I might as well do some [...]

Last Fall, I took a trip to my country of birth, Dominican Republic, to a place I've never been to before, Puerto Plata. We stayed at Barcelo Puerto Plata located right next to some other amazing resorts, such as Iberostar, Blue Bay, etc..., right on the coast of Playa Dorada. This trip was well worth [...]

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