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5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Chicago
5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Chicago

Note: This post contains affiliate links for which I may earn a small commission to help support the blog if you make a purchase after clicking through. Whether you want to shop, ice skate or admire bright light displays, here are five reasons to celebrate a Chicago Christmas this winter. Looking for summer activities? Check… Continue reading

Holiday Flights Not Ideal for Using Southwest Rapid Rewards Points

The key to stretching your Southwest Rapid Rewards points as far as possible is to book cheap flights. Southwest bases the number of Rapid Rewards points required to redeem a flight based on its current sale price. So if the far price is low, so will the number of points you need to redeem. To… Continue reading

8 Cities Where You Can Turn Holiday Shopping into a Vacation

It’s November and that means the holidays are quickly swooping in upon us. But instead of being rattled and stressed about fitting in all that holiday shopping, why not make a vacation of it? Shopping tourism is becoming a “thing” with many people traveling specifically to shop. I recently appeared on Indianapolis’ WISH TV to… Continue reading

Beat Holiday Travel Fatigue with These 6 Tips

Whether it’s one more story from Aunt Mildred or yet another plane, train or automobile ride, the holidays — and all the traveling that accompanies them — can be hard on your body. But you don’t have to wearily slog through the coming weeks of delayed flights and long car trips. With a little extra… Continue reading

Circle of Lights is an Indianapolis Christmas Tradition

When I came to tour Butler University back in high school, I was instantly charmed by downtown Indianapolis. Its beautiful downtown circle with imposing monument makes it stand apart from other major downtowns. The architecture and buildings are lovely and in recent years the city has revitalized the downtown area with Circle Center Mall, live/work… Continue reading

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