Weekend Getaway: 5 Awesome Ideas to Try Right Now

Weekend getaway ideas: head to an exotic beach

What to do when you have a long weekend ahead of you and no idea on how to spend it? Of course, you could just hang out at home going through your Netflix playlist. But you really should plan a quick getaway that you, your family and your buddies will never forget. Here are five […]

5 Creative Ways to Approach Your Turkey Leftovers

Turkey Leftover Grilled Cheese

Last week, we looked at some ways to approach your Thanskgiving feast with some creativity. Though some families need to stick to that traditional meal, even the most stringent of Thanksgiving traditionalists start to get worn out on their re-heated turkey leftovers by the third time around. Though some retailers may already have moved on to […]

[Infographic] Step-By-Step Tips for Packing Light

Packing light: the carry-on challenge

“He who would travel happily must travel light” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery. These are—nowadays more than ever—words of wisdom. Airfares seem to become more competitive, year after year, making air travel more accessible to all. Yet, those are the trees that hide the forest of extra fees that you are paying: especially baggage fees. Photo […]

7 Most Popular Thanksgiving Festivities Across The US

Thanksgiving festivities across the US

Thanksgiving is a good time to discover the family-side of America — an if you’re an international visitor, it’s all the better. You will experience this holiday in unique ways that differ from any other celebration in the world — Thanksgiving celebrations have certainly evolved since the Pilgrims’ days. Here are 7 outstanding Thanksgiving festivities […]

Your World Guide to Thanksgiving Celebrations

Erntedankfest germany: thanksgiving celebration

The world loves Thanksgiving just as much as Americans do. Every culture on Earth has reasons, along with their own ways,  to give thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the good in their lives. Let’s not pay attention to festivities copied- and-pasted off the American version. Instead, here are 5 original thanksgiving celebrations […]

[Infographic] Explore the Family-Friendly Las Vegas

Explore the Family-Friendly Las Vegas

Is there such a thing as a family-friendly Las Vegas? Sin City may not have the reputation of a family-oriented tourist hotspot, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things to do and see while in town with the kids. Although children and teenagers aren’t allowed on casino floors, many Vegas institutions, world-renown for gambling, have […]

9 Movie Locations You Should Visit Today

Walking Dead movie location

Ah yes! The movies, the silver screen and the perfect worlds we’d all like to live in. It’s great when you come across a place used in movies, you can’t help the nostalgia. There are even a lucky few who just happen to stumble upon a film set when walking around. But for those who […]

Chicago is for Art Lovers: 12 Things to Do At All Costs

Chicago Skyline

Ask me what I love most about Chicago, having lived there for nine years, and my hands cannot type fast enough.  Ask me for 10 of my favorite things to do in Chicago and I beg, “Can’t I do twelve?” Culturally and experience wise, Chicago is truly one of the richest cities in the world. […]

Thanksgiving Dishes with a Twist

Thanksgiving with a Twist - Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Though most holidays have a particular food item associated with them, Thanksgiving dinner is the rare meal that doesn’t vary much from household to household. No matter where you’re spending your Thanksgiving, it’s a pretty safe bet you’ll see turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, rolls, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. However, just because a Thanksgiving […]

7 American Landmarks Famous Worldwide

American landmarks: Statue of Liberty, NYC

Unlike some smaller countries, the USA is far too large for a “quick trip” to do it justice. There are too many monuments and other attractions for one to see — you could spend a lifetime hitting all the sites the USA has to offer. Because international travelers are most likely tight on both time […]

Road Tripping The US’s Greatest Architectural Masterpieces

Architectural Masterpiece: Falling water by Frank Lloyd Wright

Not only is Frank Lloyd Wright, the Greatest American of All Time but he is also has designed ageless architectural masterpieces that still inspire designers today. four of his buildings made the AIA’s list of top ten greatest buildings of the 20th century. They are all still functional and timeless tributes to this Chicagoan genius. […]

5 Tips to Improve Group Travel Safety

Group travel safety tips

The best part of group travel is that sense of security your travel buddies will give you. It is great to know there is someone looking for you and that you can also feel responsible for someone. Sadly, at times, it is those same people that will easily get you in trouble. In order to […]