Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Twitter is the new Black and Facebook on Steroids

April 21, 2009

Yes, we know the title is a bit long but we have a lot to say!  Twitter is the new Black since it went from something that many marketing, Internet, Web 2.0 and advanced users were doing to something even Oprah is now on overnight.  When something techy like a Blackberry or Twitter becomes super cool for leisure purposes, that’s when you can say it has come full circle into the masses (or at least the hip and trendy masses).

Twitter is Facebook on steroids because it is all about the status updates and it encourages you to post short entries many times a day rather than once a week.  Read on for the full story.

Oprah posts her first tweet on Twitter!

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World’s Top Cruising Destinations

July 3, 2008

The ultimate cruise experience is so much more than just choosing a great ship. Although the onboard amenities and ship’s grandeur play a big part, the itinerary, sights and local shore excursions can make all the difference. The world is your oyster when it comes to cruising and journeyPod is about to take you on a guided cruise tour, so to speak…

Acqualina Resort – Paradise in Sunny Isles, Florida

June 9, 2008

Located in Sunny Isles, Florida – just between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale – Acqualina is one of South Florida’s most recognized and talked-about oceanfront properties.  Featuring stunning panoramic views of the coastline and Miami’s magnificent skyline, the luxury resort property offers 51 glorious floors that house a 97-room world-class resort and nearly 190 luxurious residences – all of which come with their own balcony. Read on….

Chef’s Corner with Lisa Smith of Bluepointe

May 27, 2008

“Eating dessert first” should be the motto when it comes to Pastry Chef Lisa Smith’s delicacies. From Chai Tea Crème Brulee to decadent chocolate delights – dessert has never tasted so good and so unique!

 journeyPod had a chance to chat with this sweet culinary genius. Read on…

Best Food and Wine Festivals From Around The Globe

March 24, 2008

If you lust after great food and fine wine, journeyPod has everything you need to keep your gastronomic calendar full with events and happenings throughout the year. This list from around the world features some of the best International Food and Wine Festivals – all of which offer a unique glimpse of the culture, traditions, lifestyle and taste of each country.

So… take a few days off, pack the essentials (we suggest: pants with expandable waistlines!) and head on down to:

San Diego – An Inside Look at a Tourist Favorite

December 6, 2007

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Known worldwide as one of the best tourist destinations and voted best year-round weather in the world, San Diego is California’s second largest city.

journeyPod recently visited this favored city and here’s just a little bit of our experience and favorites…

“Voice of Las Vegas”: Steven Striker’s “Rules of Las Vegas”

August 21, 2007

It’s no surprise that nearly 3 million people a month visit Las Vegas! It’s also no surprise that on any given weekend, most of the restaurants, shows, clubs, concerts, boxing events, spas, golf resorts and other premier Vegas attractions are completely booked up or worse – sold out!

Simply put, if you’re not on the “inside” track, you’re out! But, as journeyPod’s Voice of Las Vegas Steven Striker – CEO of Vegas’ premier five-star concierge Striker VIP – will tell you, there is hope!

With that in mind, here’s Striker’s unofficial Las Vegas rules and “code of conduct”:

Discover the Summer Paradise of Zurich

August 15, 2007

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Zurich, the home of Swiss Miss, cheeses, and chocolates, and oh so much more!

Most people do think of Zurich as a boring bank city… which is unfortunate! Go there in summer and you’ll find an almost Mediterranean-like atmosphere. Green parks line the blue waters of Lake Zurich make for an excellent day of relaxation – swimming in the refreshing lake, taking in a boat ride, enjoying a picnic lunch, or napping on a wooden dock as the cool breeze blows over.

Who would have thought you’d get a piece of Mediterranean paradise in Zurich?! Well, now you know! Read on to find out more about this hot spot…

Discover the Old World Style of Prague

August 7, 2007

Situated in central Bohemia, its no wonder the largest city of the Czech Republic has a super Bohemian feel to it. You too will feel far away from it all as you walk the ancient streets of this beautiful city. Think Indiana Jones meets Alias – the architecture and cool vibe of this place will win you over the second you arrive. Also known as Praha, this city is mysterious yet quite inviting with friendly locals to welcome you. Oh, and wait until you recognize the black iron gates of the Charles Bridge from the Tom Cruise flick Mission Impossible!

 

Turn the page to get the inside scoop on what’s hot in Prague!

Chef’s Corner with Sandee Birdsong

July 13, 2007

Tantra Restaurant & Lounge in one of South Beach’s hottest dining spots! Specializing in dishes inspired by Southern herbs and spices, Executive Chef Sandee Birdsong uses exquisite ingredients and unique artistic designs to create a menu of pure culinary delights. And her love of great food and fascination with world cuisine generates an aphrodisiac experience that’s unlike anything you’ve had! Trust us!

Follow journeyPod as we catch up with this self-taught culinary mastermind ranked as “One of the Hottest Chefs in South Florida”.