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Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Budget Memorial Day Weekend Getaways

Memorial Day has become representative of many things in American society. Traditionally, Memorial Day was created to honor the American soldiers who have paid the ultimate price in order to protect the freedom we enjoy in this country. Over time, Memorial Day has grown to be known as the gateway to summer – a three day weekend full of BBQs, friends, and family. For those who opt out of throwing a party or hosting a BBQ, the long Memorial Day weekend is a perfect excuse to go on a short getaway. Even if you’re on a tight budget, you can still afford to get out of town for a few days to shake up your routine and welcome summer.

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Travel Tips to Save Money this Summer

Travel Tips to Save Money this Summer

Summer is a popular season to travel. Kids are out of school, the weather is prime for laying on the beach, and road trips are not hindered with snowy conditions. Just because it is a popular time to go, doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to do it! Read our travel tips before you book your next vacation to stay within your travel budget.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Chicago, Illinois

Neighborhood Spotlight: Chicago, Illinois

On any given day, Chicago is buzzing with activity, from its famous buildings (the Hancock Building, Willis Tower [Sears Tower], the Trump Building, the Carbon and Carbide Building, Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building, etc.) to its sports teams to its burgeoning dining scene. There are tens of thousands of things to do to keep yourself busy, and below you’ll find our top ten free or next to free activities to enjoy on your visit to our home, Chicago, Illinois.

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Planning Your Budget Summer Vacation Now

Planning Your Budget Summer Vacation Now

In the middle of February, it’s fun to imagine yourself somewhere warmer and more tropical. However, it’s also very practical to begin planning your budget summer vacation now. Starting your travel planning early will give you more time to get the best prices on airfare, lodging, and activities, and may even mean you can afford to do more because you’ll have more time to save. In this article, we share some tips for saving on your summer vacation.

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Winter Olympics: 10 Fun Facts About PyeongChang, South Korea

Winter Olympics: 10 Fun Facts About PyeongChang, South Korea

The 2018 Winter Olympics are just around the corner. This year, the winter games are taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. Almost one million athletes and fans from around the world will come together to compete in the spirit of global sportsmanship. Before you tune into the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies on Friday, check out these 10 fun facts about PyeongChang, South Korea.

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