Archive for the ‘Flight’ Category

Spreading Our Wings: Meet Crystal Skye

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

by Crystal Cruises Her tables are set, linens pressed, high-tech amenities wired, and SkyeButlers suited and at your service. Following her official christening ceremony Saturday night in Las Vegas, during which she was blessed by luxury travel industry veteran and Virtuoso CEO, Crystal Skye is ready for takeoff. Crystal’s own “Captain,” CEO Edie Rodriguez, takes the helm with […]

How To Pick Your First Cruise

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

How To Pick Your First Cruise The things that make cruising an ideal vacation may also make planning it an adventure: options and flexibility. From itineraries that can cover the coastal United States and the Caribbean to China and Australia, to the many amenities available on today’s ships, cruising really does have something for everyone. […]


Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

If you’re looking to explore the biggest and the best, then Dubai is the destination for you! With the tallest building, largest mall, biggest water show, and an indoor ski park there is much to do and explore. Luxury hotels abound in this up and coming city.

Spain – our final few days

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

continuing my blog from Lisbon, Portugal… Day 18 – Salamanca, Spain We continued our drive out of  Portugal into Spain. The scenery was beautiful as we passed lakes, hills and streams. We finally  arrived in Salamanca, Spain in the early evening. Our Hotel, the Silken Rona Dalba was our least favorite of all hotels. First […]

You Think You’ve Flown Before?

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Commercial Pilot, CaptainJohn, shares his experience flying over the San Juan Islands in a 1929 TravelAir. See the incredible views awaiting you- from take off to landing!

USS Midway, a great attraction in San Diego

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

The USS Midway Museum in San Diego, California is not your ordinary museum. Explore the ship at your leisure, feel what it’s like to be in a Navy cockpit and learn from the guides that actually lived on the carrier. This isn’t just an attraction, it’s an adventure!

Land a Plane & Ride a Camel in Cairo, Egypt

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

CaptainJohn shares his view from the cockpit just before landing the plane in Cairo, Egypt. See what it’s like to explore the desert and pyramids while riding a camel, hear a camel roar and hit hit the Market for shopping and fun.

Takeoff with CaptainJohn, a Pilot’s Perspective

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Takeoff with CaptainJohn from JFK to Brussels, Belgium. See what a pilot does before, during and after takeoff. Get the inside look on what goes on in the pilot’s briefing room and the cockpit.

Don’t Get Lost on JFK’s AirTrain

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Learn how to manuever around one of the most confusing airports, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. CaptainJohn shows you how to get from terminal to terminal using the AirTrain.

Fly Away with CaptainJohn in his Travel Series

Friday, November 6th, 2009

View this brief introduction to CaptainJohn’s travel blog series. John Roberts (CaptainJohn) is an International Airline pilot whose travels have taken him to almost every continent in our world. Whether on camelback in Jordan, hiking the Irish countryside, or exploring Seattle’s Puget Sound by seaplane- you will see it here!