JetBlue Announces Plans to Fly from Boston and New York to UK

I have never flown on JetBlue but did see their New York offices opposite the Queensboro’ Plaza Transit system in Queens. The exciting news is that they are applying to operate to Europe from Boston and New York but not until 2021. Delta Airlines reaction to the news is that low cost carriers have come and gone on the Transatlantic route. WOW went just last … Continue reading JetBlue Announces Plans to Fly from Boston and New York to UK

New York Parking and Petrol

I know space is at a premium in New York and it really interested me how very small spaces are used to park as many cars as possible. Some times up to three stories high. I never did see what they do to bring down a car parked above another but I hope that the guys moving them around are fully insured.   The traffic … Continue reading New York Parking and Petrol

New York-Brand USA Visit

There was a small group of 7 soon to be 8 travel professionals on a visit to both New York and Boston. First was New York on August 19 and 20. In New York accommodation was at the quirky boutique hotel  Arlo Hotel Soho. Located right by the Holland Tunnel entrance and nearby Canal Street Metro stop. Transfers were mainly by Uber. I have never been in … Continue reading New York-Brand USA Visit

Brand USA – Norwegian Airlines: New York and Boston 19 Aug – 23 Aug 19

Sometimes working in travel has it’s perks and I am fortunate to be going a funded visit to New York and Boston at the invitation of Brand USA and Norwegian Airlines. It is a small group of 6 tour operators and travel agents from all over the UK and Ireland. So I am super excited that I am embarking on a  whirlwind 4 night whistle stop tour … Continue reading Brand USA – Norwegian Airlines: New York and Boston 19 Aug – 23 Aug 19

Max’s Favourite Early USA Memories

I got to thinking what my earliest memories were when I visited America for the first time in 1969. The world was preparing to welcome a new decade and the Cold War was still happening. We flew on Pan AM on a Friends & Family Association ticket. I recall the flight bags that we brought back with us. I used it for school for years. … Continue reading Max’s Favourite Early USA Memories

Weekend Visits – Shoppers Paradise

I could wax lyrical about shopping in America and bore you to death with descriptions of malls that I have visited over 30 years but I hear you and won’t go down that path. Shopping in America is an experience and I love it…there I said it. These tips are all personal from visiting these cities and their fantastic malls. Most malls open at 10.00 … Continue reading Weekend Visits – Shoppers Paradise