THE AMERICAS Archive

  • Decided to cash in some of my Delta miles on a reward ticket with SkyTeam partner, Alitalia, flying JFK to Rome. Here's a review of Alitalia and its services and offerings.

    Flight Review | Alitalia JFK-Rome in Coach

    Decided to cash in some of my Delta miles on a reward ticket with SkyTeam partner, Alitalia, flying JFK to Rome. Here's a review of Alitalia and its services and offerings.

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  • I'm currently four hours into an eight hour layover at JFK. It only took one quick glance around the boarding gate area for me to reach into my pocket, grab out my Delta Gold AMEX and pay the $29 day pass fee to access to the Terminal 2, Delta Sky Club lounge!

    JFK Delta Sky Club | Terminal 2 Review

    I'm currently four hours into an eight hour layover at JFK. It only took one quick glance around the boarding gate area for me to reach into my pocket, grab out my Delta Gold AMEX and pay the $29 day pass fee to access to the Terminal 2, Delta Sky Club lounge!

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  • In the summertime, I'm always looking for fun things within the immediate area or a couple of hours out of Orlando that are exciting and uniquely Florida. Airboating and gators pretty much had me sold!

    Orlando Airboat Tours for a Sunday Funday

    In the summertime, I'm always looking for fun things within the immediate area or a couple of hours out of Orlando that are exciting and uniquely Florida. Airboating and gators pretty much had me sold!

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  • Yes, I've been a little slack with my blogging, but I promise it was for a good reason. Here's a look back at what kept me busy over October and November of this year... and a look forward of what's to come!

    Coming Out of Hiding – October & November Wrap Up!

    Yes, I've been a little slack with my blogging, but I promise it was for a good reason. Here's a look back at what kept me busy over October and November of this year... and a look forward of what's to come!

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  • A natural springs-fed, four-hour lazy river tubing run, friends, and the Labor Day long weekend - a recipe for success. Tubing down Rainbow River is an absolute blast!

    Rainbow River Tubing – Dunnellon, Florida

    A natural springs-fed, four-hour lazy river tubing run, friends, and the Labor Day long weekend - a recipe for success. Tubing down Rainbow River is an absolute blast!

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  • Although Amelia Island has a quaint, laid back vibe, I wanted to experience something that would get the blood pumping early in the morning, so what better way to see the island than from the sky with Hang Glide USA?!

    Hang Gliding over Amelia Island with Hang Glide USA

    Although Amelia Island has a quaint, laid back vibe, I wanted to experience something that would get the blood pumping early in the morning, so what better way to see the island than from the sky with Hang Glide USA?!

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  • It wasn't hard to see why Amelia Island was voted the fifth best island in the U.S. by USA TODAY. Streets lined with moss-draped oaks make it hard to remember that the beach is just the next block over. The island eludes a type of charm that makes it feel more old south than Florida.

    Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Review

    It wasn't hard to see why Amelia Island was voted the fifth best island in the U.S. by USA TODAY. Streets lined with moss-draped oaks make it hard to remember that the beach is just the next block over. The island eludes a type of charm that makes it feel more old south than Florida.

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  • This summer I've been all about the water sports, and with the season closing in for the year, I wanted to cram as much as possible into the few weeks that we have left, so on a recent trip out to Amelia Island we went kayaking at sunset with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions!

    Sunset Kayaking with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

    This summer I've been all about the water sports, and with the season closing in for the year, I wanted to cram as much as possible into the few weeks that we have left, so on a recent trip out to Amelia Island we went kayaking at sunset with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions!

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  • Last week I blogged about my incredible stay at the historic Loews Don CeSar Hotel on St. Pete Beach. That post could have gone on for days, so I decided to break it down in two. As always, I saved the best for last... BRUNCH! Om, nom, nom, nom.

    Loews Don CeSar Hotel Sea Porch Brunch- St. Pete Beach

    Last week I blogged about my incredible stay at the historic Loews Don CeSar Hotel on St. Pete Beach. That post could have gone on for days, so I decided to break it down in two. As always, I saved the best for last... BRUNCH! Om, nom, nom, nom.

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  • Nicknamed the "Pink Palace", and rightfully so, the Loews Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach in Florida is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and history-rich hotels I think I've ever stayed at. To say Tiff and I were excited upon driving up to valet was an understatement!

    Loews Don CeSar Hotel Review – St. Pete Beach

    Nicknamed the "Pink Palace", and rightfully so, the Loews Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach in Florida is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and history-rich hotels I think I've ever stayed at. To say Tiff and I were excited upon driving up to valet was an understatement!

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