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Veinott’s Vietnam – Time Flies When You Fly Away

April 11, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – It’s been nearly a decade since South Plainfield native Philip Veinott packed his bags and moved over 8,500 miles away to start the next chapter of his life. And, a lot has changed – both personally and professionally – for Veinott in that time. 

In August 2016, Veinott married the love of his life, Helen Nguyen, and the couple is expecting ...

Travels Visited the New Taylor Swift Exhibit at Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience in the Rock

NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center (“The Rock”).  The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.

The exhibit was curated and supplied items directly by Taylor Swift and her mother. It definitely shows in the exhibits. You will see ...

Local Travels - Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited to Perform for 2018 NJ Balloon Festival

READINGTON, NJ – Balloons may be the main attraction at the annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, but music also takes center stage here.

The festival will be held July 27 through July 29 at Solberg Airport and this year’s main music attractions have been announced.

On Friday evening, Andy Grammer will perform. His debut album featured the platinum singles ...

Travels Backstage and Under Stage Tour - Plus Welcome From Phil X

Our tour of backstage began with a friendly face.  It belonged to Phil X of Bon Jovi.

Then they escorted us through the Underworld.

Before taking the stage...

The story began as one would expect with a proud Jersey Mom.

For our main article, please visit: www.tapintotravels.com. 

 

Travels Backstage and Under Stage Tour - Plus Welcome From Phil X

Our tour of backstage began with a friendly face.  It belonged to Phil X of Bon Jovi.

Then they escorted us through the Underworld.

Before taking the stage...

The story began as one would expect with a proud Jersey Mom.

For our main article, please visit: www.tapintotravels.com. 

 

Travels Review - Bon Jovi Rocked the Newark Rock and Now They Journey to the Birthplace of Rock and Roll

NEWARK, NJ - If you wanted to define New Jersey, two names come to mind:  Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. 

Travels has had the pleasure of meeting and working with both and can vouch for their love of both the Garden State and greater New York area. This weekend they showed their appreciation to us with a special backstage tour and rock’n concert.

It ...

Travels Spotlight: Ecodivers Roatan, West End, Roatan

March 9, 2018

We are a small dive operation in West End with one main objective - catering to divers specific needs while operating in a environmentally friendly manner. We offer professional, personalized attention in a laid back and comfortable environment. We are committed to making your time in Roatan a truly memorable experience.

Our waterfront location in Half Moon Bay, West End will ease off your day ...

Travels Spotlight - International Airport Review - Oslo

March 7, 2018

OSLO - We were delayed in New York City and missed our flight to Berlin, so we explored the Oslo Airport.  We also learned why there were few one handed Vikings and why it protects your stuff now.

For starters, the Airport is a beautiful gem of modern Norwegian architecture.  It is open and airy to maximize the exposure to the sun.

They have the following ...

The Perfect Travel Pack - The Airport Repack Because of a Delayed Flight - What You Really Need

March 20, 2018

TAPintoTravels - If you have traveled a lot, you have had a canceled flight.  Do you know how to do an airport in such cases?

Well, on a recent canceled flight on Norwegian Air from Berlin to New York, we had to do it.  Our experience is now your gain.

The slide show above shows you step by step, how it was accomplished.  Here we will explain it.

For starters, ...

Travels’ Winter Storm Advisory - Major Roads Closed, Flights Canceled - Stay Home

TAPintoTravels - This may be a first for us, but stay home. 

The storm over our New Jersey and New York affiliates left most roads snow covered and slippery.  Gov. Phil Murphy called a state of emergency and asked residents to refrain from unnecessary travel.  Over 1,400 flights were already canceled on Wednesday.

School Closures from the ...

1,415 Area Flights Cancelled - Travels’ Tips & Tricks - Flying Inclement During Weather

TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, 540 flights from Newark, 450 from JFK and 425 from LaGuardia have already been canceled.  In other words, you are probably screwed today.

Most Airlines now offer APP, text, or email updates to flight delays.  Make sure to sign up for them.  That will be your ...

Travels’ Winter Storm Advisory - Major Roads Closed, Flights Canceled - Stay Home

TAPintoTravels - This may be a first for us, but stay home. The storm over our New Jersey and New York affiliates is intensifying, leaving most roads snow covered and slippery, Local NJ police advised at 2 p.m. and asked residents to refrain from unnecessary travel.  Over 1,400 flights were already canceled.

The National Weather Service is forecasting as ...

TAPinto Travels Local Affiliate Closes School Due to Security Threat

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Bomb Unit have finished investigating a security concern.  As a precaution, the school was canceled on Friday after a video was posted to Instagram that suggested a possible threat to schools. Dr. Julie Glazer, Nutley Superintendent of Schools, made the decision late Thursday night to close ...

Flying Today - TAPinto Travels Made and Here Is What You Need to Know

TAPintoTravels - If you are flying today, you have likely seen the flight delay notifications.  The good news is the area airports have overcome the morning slowdown and most flights are on schedule.

TAPinto Travels made it in from Cleveland, after a short delay.  As you can see in this video, there is some turbulence.  The runways and taxiing areas have been ...

Travels Visited the New Taylor Swift Exhibit at Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience in the Rock

April 11, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center (“The Rock”).  The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.

The exhibit was curated and supplied items directly by Taylor Swift and her mother. It definitely shows in the exhibits. You will see ...

Local Travels - Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited to Perform for 2018 NJ Balloon Festival

READINGTON, NJ – Balloons may be the main attraction at the annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, but music also takes center stage here.

The festival will be held July 27 through July 29 at Solberg Airport and this year’s main music attractions have been announced.

On Friday evening, Andy Grammer will perform. His debut album featured the platinum singles ...

Travels Backstage and Under Stage Tour - Plus Welcome From Phil X

Our tour of backstage began with a friendly face.  It belonged to Phil X of Bon Jovi.

Then they escorted us through the Underworld.

Before taking the stage...

The story began as one would expect with a proud Jersey Mom.

For our main article, please visit: www.tapintotravels.com. 

 

Travels Backstage and Under Stage Tour - Plus Welcome From Phil X

Our tour of backstage began with a friendly face.  It belonged to Phil X of Bon Jovi.

Then they escorted us through the Underworld.

Before taking the stage...

The story began as one would expect with a proud Jersey Mom.

For our main article, please visit: www.tapintotravels.com. 

 

Bonnies, Gators Rematch During 2018 March Madness Round of 64 in Dallas

DALLAS – They say everything is bigger in Texas. In terms of what tonight’s game means for the St. Bonaventure Bonnies, this saying couldn’t be any truer.

Coming off Tuesday night’s 65-58 victory over UCLA, the Bonnies earned their first NCAA tournament win since 1970 and punched their ticket to Dallas.

With a loser-goes-home situation eminent, the Bonnies look to ...

Flying Today - TAPinto Travels Made and Here Is What You Need to Know

TAPintoTravels - If you are flying today, you have likely seen the flight delay notifications.  The good news is the area airports have overcome the morning slowdown and most flights are on schedule.

TAPinto Travels made it in from Cleveland, after a short delay.  As you can see in this video, there is some turbulence.  The runways and taxiing areas have been ...

Local Travel Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day - Calm Family Events to Drinking Shots from...Nevermind

March 16, 2018

TAPintoTravels - St. Patrick’s Day is coming upon us even faster than St. Patrick chased the snakes out of Ireland.  Here are some of the areas great events to celebrate Irish pride.

March 17 Events

Hoboken - The Nerds at Willie McBride’s (see poster up in the slide show)

Newton - Sober St. Patrick’s Day Gathering

Newton (parade) - Sussex County St.

Lineman Travel from as Far as Florida to Help Bring Power Back 110,000 JCP&L Customer

SUMMIT, NJ – Two big storms in a week caused about 460,000 JCP&L customers to lose power.  The company restored power to about 320,000 that lost power during the first storm with 17,000 customers still waiting to have their power restored when this most recent second storm hit Wednesday.  The combination of the two storms has left the company with about 110,000 customers still ...

Save the Date - the New York Auto Show - MAR 30 – APR 8

TAPintoTravels - The New York International Auto Show is only a month away.  This has been a New York tradition, since 1900.  

Visitors come from all around world to enjoy the premier auto event.  For the TAPinto community, it is just a local trip across the rivers.

TAPintoTravels was there last year and we will provide coverage this year. Visit here for the ...

Travel Spotlight - Another Holiday, Another Encounter with Marine Life along Jersey Shore

SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.

The seal’s Presidents Day appearance on February 19 comes one day after a whale was spotted off the ...

TAPinto Travels Local Affiliate Closes School Due to Security Threat

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Bomb Unit have finished investigating a security concern.  As a precaution, the school was canceled on Friday after a video was posted to Instagram that suggested a possible threat to schools. Dr. Julie Glazer, Nutley Superintendent of Schools, made the decision late Thursday night to close ...

Local Travel Ideas: Try Somerset County Top 6 Weekend Events

Top Six Things to do in Somerset County: 

Weekend Top 10: 2.16 to 2.19 - A weekend celebrating Warmer Days!

1. Winter Market, Duke Farms

2. The Mountaintop, Theatre at RVCC - Friday featuring the Peking Acrobats.

3. State Theatre New Jersey - nothing scheduled this weekend - next show Feb 22 

4. Heritage Trail ...

Parkland High School Shootings Reported in Parkland, Florida

February 15, 2018

PARKLAND, FL - We are suspending normal travel publications to report on the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Breaking News (updated 9:30PM) - 17 deaths have been reported by the Sheriffs Office of Broward County.  A suspect is reported to be in custody, after being released from the hospital.  AP reported ...

Travels Spotlight - 25th Annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Continues Through May 28

March 14, 2018

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at the Walt Disney World Resort continues through May 28, 2018. The first festival in was a 38-day celebration, for 2018 it is 90 days of gardens and topiaries. 2018 is also the 35th anniversary of Epcot.

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is showcasing millions of ...

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