June 12, 2013
In four-season cities like Chicago, where winter means snow and spring means cold rain, the fleeting time between Memorial Day and fall’s arrival practically begs to be enjoyed. With sunny skies above, residents pack beaches, outdoor dining...
June 3, 2013
Trying to find the best deal for a flight used to be a lot easier. All you had to do was look at the price of airfare - and you could easily compare one to the next.
Not anymore. As the summer travel season ramps up, it's all about the fees...
May 28, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Airline baggage fees are just one of the burdens travelers carry when flying, but lately those fees really have been getting out of hand.
Airlines, it seems,...
May 22, 2013
Vacations are all about escaping from real life, and what greater escape than visiting the real-life homes of your favorite childhood Disney characters? Be a guest in Belle's provincial abode, paint with the colors of Pocahontas' wind,...
May 17, 2013
SAN DIEGO (MainStreet) — At first glance, it looked like a slimmed-down version of eggs Benedict. But for dinner?
After one bite, however, I knew my taste buds had landed on one of my...
May 16, 2013
I shared last month about how I became a pro at flexing my credit card muscle while in college. Some go to college to learn...
May 13, 2013
At first glance, it’s not exactly a shocker when Americans say they link vacations with happiness.
Of course they do, and in big numbers. Expedia, the Bellevue, Wash., online travel firm...
May 10, 2013
SAN DIEGO (MainStreet) — Sometimes it’s a little hard to keep up with all the holidays and commemorative occasions we have in this country. It seems there’s literally a day, a week, or a...
May 9, 2013
By the time you read this, barring all catastrophe, we’ll be hitched and off on our (extended) honeymoon!
My now-husband and I will be traveling around the world for six months — a trip of a lifetime. In New Zealand, we call it...
May 8, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Temperatures are skyrocketing with spring and summer beckons, but that doesn’t mean it's time to hide in a darkened living room with the air conditioner going full...