5 Ways to Make Your Halloween A Memorable Staycation

October can be a great opportunity to plan a fun and family friendly staycation. Many parents will spend time this month preparing treats for school events, shopping for candy, and picking out costumes. On the other hand, Halloween can be a last minute snatch & grab at your local retail store picking through what’s left…

Mhde Askar Explains Why Travel Agents Still Provide Value

Travel blogger Mhde Askar is on the road again to bring readers tips and tricks that make for an unforgettable trip. Travel agents used to be integral in trip planning. In 2019, however, everything from airfare to cruises to secluded temple visits can be booked online. Travel agents have fallen out of favor. It may…

Mhde Askar Delves into the World Class Sports Franchises of Chicago

Travel blogger Mhde Askar is in Chicago this week, digging into the Windy City’s wealth of professional sports franchises. Chicago is a sports fan’s dream. With two Major League baseball teams and legendary franchises in basketball, football, and hockey, Chicago’s top athletes attract a worldwide fanbase. Visitors don’t have to settle for the view from…

Mhde Askar on the Best Neighborhoods to Stay in Chicago

Travel blogger Mhde Askar continues his tour of Chicago, delivering his readers practical advice to make the most of a visit to the Windy City. Selecting the right neighborhood in which to stay makes a big difference when visiting a new city. Chicago has a plethora of neighborhoods to choose from, and your choice will…

Mhde Askar’s Must-See Sights of Chicago

Travel blogger Mhde Askar continues his tour of Chicago, in search of the top spots both on the beaten path and off. Some attractions are tourist magnets for a reason; others can be overrated. Askar breaks it down to the best of the best. Here are the destinations on a tour of Chicago that Askar…

Mhde Askar Explores the Five Essential Places to Eat in Chicago

Travel blogger Mhde Askar hits Chicago this week, bringing his readers the insider tips that make for a memorable trip. Today, he explores all the Windy City has to delight the taste buds. From budget bites to fine dining, Chicago has several signature dishes that you just can’t leave without trying. Mhde Askar breaks it…

Work and Travel: A Freelancer’s Journey

Freelancing—whether writing, editing, consulting, designing, you name it—is a dream job for a lot of people because it allows for schedule flexibility, which often allows for travel. It can be hard to balance both work and leisure, especially if you’re travelling overseas where language differences and internet availability can be challenges. The other thing about…

Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

First of all, what is travel insurance? While it varies by airline or provider, in short, travel insurance provides the security of a refund if something goes wrong when you travel and you have to change flights, accommodations, etc. It can potentially save you lots of money and hassle in the case of extenuating circumstances…

Oldest Architecture to Visit in Chicago, Illinois

As spring gives way in Chicago, travel escalates to see all the new and exciting attractions. The new bigger and faster ferris wheel at Navy Pier, The Sears Tower’s Skydeck let’s you stand in a glass capsule, a prominent selfie-taking spot, and of course the miles of beaches lining Lake Michigan.