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Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

Fly to Hong Kong for Only $434 on United

Hong Kong skyline at night

There’s a great fare from Dallas on United to Hong Kong right now–$434.  The fare is available through May of 2018, but has a 7-day minimum stay. From the Flight Deal: Valid for travel on the outbound until November or January 2018 – early May 2018 for Monday through Thursday ...

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Fly East Coast to Reykjavik, Iceland for Only $355

The famous blue lagoon near Reykjavik, Iceland

There’s a great fare to Iceland right now.  You can fly from multiple locations on the East Coast (including DC, Boston) to Reykjavik, Iceland for only $355 on Delta. This deal is good through the end of this year and continues through next summer (not all months available during the ...

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Tourist Arrested in Dubai for Touching Man’s Hip in Bar

Bar Blur

A British citizen was arrested in Dubai for inadvertently touching another man’s hip in a bar.  He’s facing three years in jail. From the Guardian: The 27-year-old electrician is said to have been holding a drink, moving through a crowded bar, and held a hand in front of him to ...

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Fly from DC to Sydney, Australia for ~$900

Sydney Opera House

Here’s a great sale to Sydney, Australia out of the DC-area. You can fly on American to Australia for $903 round trip (taxes included).  Fares are good through the end of the year and beginning of 2018. As always, the Flight Deal has all the details. I subscribe to the ...

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This Tuesday! Our Next Meetup in the NoVA/DC/MD Area

A reminder that our next meetup is coming up very soon.  And I look forward to seeing you all there!  And I’m sure Ed doesn’t mind people showing up either. —— It’s almost that time again.  What time?  Time for another GeekyPizza meetup! Our next meetup will be Tuesday, October ...

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Ryanair Cancels 18,000 Flights, Affecting 400,000 Travelers

Ryanair has done something very Ryan-airy.  They canceled 18,000 flights.  Over 400,000 passengers were booked on these flights. According to the Independent: A total of 34 routes will be suspended over the winter, including London Stansted to Edinburgh, Newcastle to Faro, London Gatwick to Belfast and Glasgow to Las Palmas. ...

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Reminder: DC-Area Meetup is October 10th!

Just a reminder that the next DC-meetup is coming up!  We (Pizzainmotion and I) look forward to seeing everyone! ——————– It’s almost that time again.  What time?  Time for another GeekyPizza meetup! Our next meetup will be Tuesday, October 10th, from 6-9pm. This time we’ll be in the Tysons Corner ...

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