All posts by Jenny Peters

Jenny Peters – aka Jet Set Jen – is a Los Angeles-based freelance journalist, editor, and party columnist specializing in travel, entertainment, film, food, wine, fashion, automobiles, and all the other good things in life. She is a founding and voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, who present the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards every January. Her favorite places to be are on the beach in Southern California playing volleyball, scuba diving with the sharks in warm tropical waters, or simply strolling the streets and soaking in the atmosphere of one of the world's great cities. Follow her adventures on Twitter at @jennpeters.
 Tahiti/flickr/Mayumi Ishikawa
Tahiti/flickr/Mayumi Ishikawa

Tahiti is a place where romance thrives. French Polynesia’s popular Society Islands teem with honeymooners and anniversary celebrators, all happily paired off and in their own private worlds. But if you’re a solo traveler and still want to experience the incredible beauty of French Polynesia, you’re not alone. Here are five ways to... Read More

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The pool at Melia Nassau Beach in the Bahamas
Melia Nassau Beach

When it comes to all-inclusive resorts, Nassau is the place to be. The capital city of the Bahamas boasts a number of properties that offer beachfront accommodations, huge swimming pools with crazy slides, and luxury spas. With a range in pricing and level of accommodation, there’s an all-inclusive resort for every... Read More

Junkanoo Bahamas
Junkanoo Bahamas/Bahamas Tourism

We’ve all heard the slogan “It’s better in the Bahamas,” and when it comes to annual festivals happening in this welcoming Atlantic Ocean archipelago, there’s a lot of truth to the tourism bureau’s tagline. From the legendary Junkanoo to the Andros Crab Festival, Bahamians really know how to party.... Read More

 LAX Terminal 1 rendering, courtesy Southwest Airlines
LAX Terminal 1 rendering, courtesy Southwest Airlines

In the past few years, those traveling to and from Los Angeles have been frustrated by the construction at LAX; the horseshoe-shaped airport gets congested and forces travelers to move slowly. But there’s light at the end of the runway: the $1.9 billion renovations to the Tom Bradley International Terminal — now a LEED... Read More

A baby sea turtle in El Salvador
Baby sea turtle/Jenny Peters

El Salvador, the small Central American country sandwiched between Guatemala and Honduras, is playing catch-up with the rest of the region when it comes to welcoming tourists to its beautiful Pacific shores. Wracked by a 12-year civil war that ended in 1992, the country has spent the last two decades rebuilding... Read More

Ketchikan, Alaska/iStock
Ketchikan, Alaska/iStock

Everyone really does need to visit Alaska at least once in a lifetime. And unless you’re made of very strong stuff, like “Running Wild” star Bear Grylls or “Expedition Wild” naturalist Casey Anderson, touring Alaska on a cruise ship is an easy way to go, at least for your first... Read More

Heathrow VIP, which includes car service to plane on tarmac
Heathrow Airport

We’re kicking off this week with a little daydreaming: When money is no object, the airport experience can actually be pretty sweet. Every large carrier offers rather luxurious perks to top-tier passengers, ranging from private check-in to car service to your plane on the tarmac, most often found at the... Read More

biking in vancouver on the seawall
Tourism Vancouver

Vancouver is a wonderful place for a bike ride, especially after the gloriously green metropolis has made a concerted effort to become a cycling city. The protected bike lanes make it easy for travelers to easily zip through the heart of the city, covering lots of ground while staying... Read More

virgin atlantic clubhouse at LAX
Virgin Atlantic Airways

It took a while for Virgin Atlantic Airways to open their sleek Clubhouse at Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 2. Despite flying daily routes to Heathrow from LAX for 25 years, real estate in the terminal was limited, as Virgin Atlantic’s Reuben Arnold explains. But once Air France moved out... Read More

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Moxy Hotels
MoxyHotel

Combining style and comfort with affordability and a community atmosphere, Moxy Hotels, from Marriott International, look to be an easy and hassle-free place for you to lay your head. Here, five key things you need to know about this thoroughly modern new brand, coming soon to the U.S. ... Read More