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Top 20 places for star spotting in London and Los Angeles

London and Los Angeles are two destinations close to my heart; and they also happen to be where you may run into a celebrity or two. Air New Zealand have designed a fun “Star Spotter Guide Map” which highlights twenty of the top bars, restaurants and areas where you may just find a celebrity in […]

Virgin Atlantic unveils three new ways to fly in Economy

UK-based airline Virgin Atlantic recently unveiled three new ways to fly in their Economy cabin as part of a multi-million pound investment into the cabin’s product. Now passengers have to opportunity to choose between three different fare levels in Economy; named Economy Light, Economy Classic and Economy Delight. The new fare levels allow passengers to select the product which […]

€2 Billion Expansion for Disneyland Paris Announced!

Earlier this week Robert Iger; Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company announced plans for an incredibly exciting €2bn multi-year expansion for Disneyland Paris. The announcement was made at the prestigious Palais de l’Elysée in Paris alongside French President Emmanuel Macron. What was announced? Walt Disney Studios Park will see the addition of three new areas […]

Air New Zealand unveils the World’s Coolest Safety Video

Air New Zealand are known for their feature safety videos which have taken us to a variety of different places. Whether viewers embarked on a “Fantastical Journey” to learn about “Safety in Hollywood” or to exploring the “Bare Essentials of safety” or  “Safety in Paradise” in the beautiful Cook Islands. Their latest safety video focuses […]

Air New Zealand launches emoji travel tips

We have all learned to love the humble emoji over the past few years. For some millennials, it can often be hard to try and construct a sentence on an electronic device without using one! Notice I didn’t use one there though… Air New Zealand have designed a very interactive tool which allows users to […]

Discovering a #BetterWayToFly to New Zealand

I recently had the opportunity to attend an event which showcased how you can experience A better way to fly to New Zealand with the help of multi-award winning airlines Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand. Hosted in an underground events space just off the Strand in London; guests like myself had the opportunity to […]

Ben’s thoughts on the Luxury Travel Market

The luxury travel market is something which is continuously evolving, but is it for the better or worse? Last year I had the opportunity to attend a master class about luxury travel which I found to be very insightful. Designed by Larry Piementel, President and CEO of Azamara Club Cruises; the session touched on how the luxury […]

Deal Alert: Fly from the USA to Australia from $852 return with AirNZ

If like me you have always wanted to visit Australia, then Air New Zealand are currently running a limited-time sale on flights from the USA and Canada to the likes of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from just $852! But you have to be quick. The sale ends at midnight tonight pacific standard time. The flash sale […]

Inside the Star Alliance Lounge at LAX

I was fortunate enough to visit the Star Alliance Lounge within the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX. The $1.9 billion terminal opened in September 2013; and features a plethora of new and exciting retail and dining options; including an Umami Burger and the first Starbucks Evenings airport location on the West Coast. TBIT is […]

InFlight Retail: Is it really needed?

Inflight Retail or Onboard Duty Free is a little bit like marmite; you either love it or you can’t stand the thing. On this topic I feel I am slowly becoming the latter. Here’s why: I admit in the past when I’ve been travelling with my parents I have purchased the odd item, but at […]

JSB on Disney: Why solo trips are a lot of fun

I’m often asked if I mind ending up going to Disney alone, but the truth is I don’t. Roaming the parks solo can actually be quite a fun experience and is often how I’ve ended up meeting people whom I now call my best friends. Here are a few reasons why going to a Disney park on […]

Transferring between Gatwick and Heathrow Airports

Many international visitors flocking to Europe may book flights from their local airport to the UK and use it as a hub to connect to destinations all over the continent. They book their flights online with the airline or through third-party sites like Expedia; but don’t realise they need to transfer to different London airport […]