Today is the first official day of exhibits for CES 2012. This event is so large that it fills up the entire Las Vegas Convention Center Hall and the conference space at The Venetian Sands Expo Center.So far I’ve only managed to see the South Halls of LVCC. This morning I opted for the monorail since last year I learned just how long one has to wait for a taxi or official shuttle to LVCC. The line to get into the monorail station was already extremely long and was a good indication of how my day would be. Fortunately, Nokia had a promotional dance crewRead More →

I’m currently on my flight to Vegas headed to the International Consumer Electronic’s Show. Thanks to Gogo Inflight and Ford, from January 7 through January 13, all Gogo Inflight WiFi enabled flights to and from Las Vegas will be offering 30 minutes of FREE WiFi once your flight reaches 10,000 feet. How do you get this FREE WiFi offer? Turn on your device (laptop, tablet or other mobile device), make sure Airplane mode is turned on and connect to WiFi. Once the Gogo start screen appears, you’ll be prompted to watch a promotional video about CES sponsored by Ford. You’ll enter your email address andRead More →

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is just around the corner. We’ve got a sneak peek reveal of some of the balloons featured in the 2011 Macy’s Day Parade. Beginning at 9 a.m. EST on NBC, the parade will take will take over New York City showcasing loads of holiday fun, including some VERY exciting new balloons. Want a sneak peek at “Frozen Fall Fun” and “ZHU-NIVERSE?” Let VP/creative director of Macy’s Parade Studio John Piper give you the grand tour: If you are planning on viewing the parade in person, be sure to check out our tips for viewing the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2011.Read More →

I was invited to New York City to meet and interview Queen Latifah, star of Zyrtec Parks Unleashed video game on YouTube. Unfortunately, an unplanned surgery kept me in Louisiana, but Queen Latifah agreed to chat via Skype. We chatted about good food in Louisiana, allergies when we travel, Queen Latifah’s favorite trips, and her upcoming movie with Dolly Parton — Joyful Noise. This interview opportunity was arranged by Zyrtec. No compensation was given and I enjoyed the conversation with Queen Latifah. You can find out more about dealing with allergies when you travel by visiting You follow Queen Latifah on Twitter @IAMQueenLatifah.Read More →