Josie Rubio is a Brooklyn-based freelance editor and writer, who has interviewed everyone from Britney Spears to ghost experts during her 15-year journalism career. She has visited five continents so far and loves to write about travel, food, nutrition, health, gardening... and pretty much everything. She was most recently a senior editor at VIVmag and her byline has appeared in Shape, Brooklyn Based, The Red Hook Star-Revue, The Local, The Agit Reader, Music’s Bottom Line, Columbus Monthly, and Mid Ohio Golfer.
Most of us have a favorite metropolitan vacation destination: a city filled with beloved haunts and fond memories or a place that feels like a home-away-from-home. Check out these domestic flight and hotel deals to some of the best cities in the U.S. and finally figure out if that Buzzfeed quiz was right about the city in which you should reside.
As if the winter blahs weren't already bad enough around this time of year, the recent Polar Vortex has most of us looking for relief from bitterly cold temperatures. If you're still not impressed with the current temperature spike that's making the mercury rise above zero or — gasp! — to the double digits, then check out these deals to sunny Florida. We hear the white groundcover there is sand, and the only shovel you'll need is a plastic one to build a sand castle.
As Super Bowl XLVIII approaches, competitors are rolling out their best game plans and gear to battle — for your dollars. This year’s Super Bowl ads are already generating buzz, and at the forefront is H&M’s spot for the David Beckham Bodywear line, which is employing "t-commerce," or allowing viewers to shop directly through their televisions.
Until recently, Bitcoin wasn't a mainstream topic of conversation. But the peer-to-peer payment system is making headlines again. Discount shopping site Overstock has plans to accept Bitcoin by June, making it one of the first major retailers to do so.
Chicago is a favorite vacation destination for many because it has the glamour and attractions of a large metropolis and that friendly, down-to-earth Midwest vibe. There’s something for everyone in Chicago — theater shows, cool music venues, and countless dining options, whether you’d like to try dishes from famous chefs or you want a classic Chicago hot dog and deep-dish pizza (no matter what Jon Stewart says). So pack your bags! We're going to Chi-town.
The recent drop in temperatures — even in typically warm places like California and Texas — has most of us daydreaming about jetting off to warm locale, where ice is only to keep beverages cold. Fortunately, you can make your (or someone's else's) dream a reality with a getaway to Mexico in the new year.
With the hectic holiday season upon us, it might be the perfect time to take advantage of these airfare deals to gift yourself with a little getaway. Or perhaps you could surprise a lucky someone with tickets to an exotic locale or favorite vacation destination. Whether you want to fly across the country or halfway around the world, check out these airfare deals to California, Las Vegas, Europe, South Africa, Hong Kong, and more.
Most of us at DealNews have stayed up late to watch just one more episode of Breaking Bad or devoted an entire rainy Saturday to catching up with The Walking Dead. And thanks to streaming TV services like Netflix and Amazon Instant Video, the common practice of "binge-watching" affords viewers the ability to view back-to-back episodes of a series — sometimes taking in entire seasons of addicting TV shows within weeks. So then why is Amazon debuting new episodes of its original series on a weekly basis?
The skies are about to become a bit friendlier, but that's not necessarily a good thing. It came to light last week that several major airlines are adding an extra seat to aisles in coach in order to boost their bottom line. Even frequent and elite travelers aren't exempt from airline changes: the Consumerist discovered that some airlines have done away with free checked bags and a number of Premium Economy seats on popular routes.