Travel Roundup 6.23.17

Travel Roundup 6.23.17
  1. Cuba Travel Crisis

After Obama lifted the Cuba travel ban in 2014, Trump has reversed it. It’ll take some time, but this means that US citizens won’t be able to visit Cuba as freely as we’ve been able to the last couple years. You can still go there but only through a people-to-people exchange (licensed tour group) and it’s expected airlines will reduce their routes to Cuba. Read More

Travel Roundup 6.16.17

Travel Roundup 6.16.17
  1. Dear Evan Hansen is the show to see

The Tony Awards were this past Sunday and Dear Evan Hansen took home the top honor of Best Musical (as well as Leading Actor and a few other awards). Hello, Dolly and Bette Midler also won big. Check out my guide to getting tickets here. Read More

Travel Roundup 6.9.17

Travel Roundup 6.9.17
  1. Have a whale of a time… in NYC?

Humpback whales have returned in New York after nearly 100 years. Experts say it’s due to better water quality and algae for whales to feed on. They’ve had so many whale sightings that tour companies are popping up including Gotham Whales. Read More

Travel Roundup 6.2.17

Travel Roundup 6.2.17
  1. Stuck in London Town

British Airways faced an IT issue last weekend, causing all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow on Saturday to be cancelled. They’re blaming it on a power outage. It’s back up and running but the airline is still facing problems due to the cancellations. Read More

Travel Roundup 5.26.17

Travel Roundup 5.26.17

 

  1. Aloha, Southwest!

Southwest Airlines announced plans this week to expand flights to Hawaii from the West Coast. No specific dates yet but it’s amazing news as flights will get cheaper to the big island. Read More

Travel Roundup 5.19.17

Travel Roundup 5.19.17

 

  1. Adult summer camps are a thing and should totally be your vacay this summer

Feeling nostalgic about your childhood camp days? Well, adult summer camps are popping up and could be the perfect vacation for you this summer. Read More

Travel Roundup 5.12.17

  1. Fly like it’s 1999

The electronics ban that was announced in March for flights originating in Africa and the Middle East might be expanding to Europe. Which means you’ll be back to paperback novels and crossword puzzles like they used to do in the old days before iPads and laptops. Read More

Travel Roundup 5.5.17

 Happy Cinco de Mayo! Have a marg (or three!), even better if you’re celebrating in Mexico!

 

  1. Hurry before you can’t get tickets to the next Hamilton!

Tony Award nominations were announced this week, which means this is your last chance to see great shows before you can’t get a ticket after June 11th – Spoiler alert: check out Dear Evan Hansen and Come From Away. You’ll thank me next month. Read More

Travel Roundup 4.28.17

  1. United is trying reeeeeeal hard to get back your business

ICYMI (which you probably didn’t), earlier this month, a video went viral of a passenger literally being dragged off a plane and images of his bloody face. Not great. Then the United CEO released a statement passing all blame on the passenger. Not surprisingly, #BoycottUnited went viral.

So now United has released a 10-point plan to get back your business, including offering up to $10,000 compensation for giving up your seat. Better? Read More