travel deals are everywhere

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

This week, Camels & Chocolate alerted me to the fact that Virgin America‘s Boston launch could mean some great deals out of Boston – she wasn’t kidding. But, Virgin America isn’t the only one offering travel deals lately… Beginning 2/12/09 you can fly with Virgina America from BOS to SFO to LAX from only $139.00 […]

getting to europe may be cheaper than you think, at least for now

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Now blogging at Europe String, this week Christine Gilbert uncovered something amazing. Flights to Europe are going for under $600! Take a look for yourself: Scandia World Travel Travel Zoo European Fares Some of these prices are comparable to what I paid to fly from Boston to London back in 2004. If you have any […]

this week’s travel finds: where should you go?

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

I stumbled across a Budget Travel article picked up by – 14 nights in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras: $845 package includes accommodations, local transportation, guided tours – it jumped out and reminded me that I didn’t request my vacation to visit my friend in El Salvador yet! This package departs on Sept. 5, Nov. […]

travel buzz out on the web

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

I recently got fantastic feedback that posting about some of the great travel deals/tips/ideas that I am already following out there on the web is actually useful. So here’s what I found this week: Apartment Therapy… …has a lot of travel advice recently. Earlier in the month they listed places to score travel deals online. […]

travel gear tuesday: l.l. bean’s thursday morning markdown

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

I’m doing it. If you haven’t noticed, and I didn’t expect you to, the past two Tuesdays I made an attempt to focus on travel gear. As it was a success I made the decision to come out and say that I am making the commitment. This week I am going to pass along a […]

the rain won’t last forever

Friday, August 8th, 2008

It’s Friday and even though here in Boston it was thundering and lightning all night, and today there will be a good chance of thunderstorms, this Saturday shouldn’t be too bad- at least according to And you know what, Girlfriend Getaways, a magazine published by Budget Travel, published 5 great U.S. girlfriend getaways last […]

DailyCandy sold for $125 million

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Mike tipped me off to a Huffington Post article last night – Comcast bought DailyCandy for $125 million – much more than the anticipated. More info found on Mediabistro’s FishbowlNY blog and more background at Conde Nast Portfolio. And according to the Associated Press, Comcast hopes to expand DailyCandy’s audience by promoting some features on […]

lots of good travel ideas

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

After a busy weekend and a day spent entirely in New York with no internet, I have so much to catch up on in my google reader and emails. And while I have been at it, I came across an unusual amount of great tips/advice, so I thought I would just post some of them. […]