Posts Tagged ‘featured’

Cheap Hostels in Las Vegas: Stay at Las Vegas Hostel in Sin City

It’s Sin City of the Bellagio fountain light show, Thunder from Down Under Australian dancers, Celine Dion, and thousands of bachelorette parties per year. And footing the weekend bill here gets crazy expensive. Name that city? Yep, you guessed it: Viva, Las Vegas! Instead of booking a hotel suite...
February 2nd, 2012 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews, Las Vegas | Read More

Hostels in Portugal: Gallery Hostel, Porto’s Accomodation-Gem

Buried in the heart of Oporto, an art-centric neighborhood in Porto, Portugal, Gallery Hostel is near-brand-new (opened in 2009) and is located in a refurbished 100+ year-old school building. It’s the accommodation-gem for Porto’s young travelers. Located at Rua Miguel Bombarda 222, Gallery Hostel...
January 26th, 2012 | Hostels, In-Room Reviews, Portugal | Read More

On-the-Road Recipes: Backpack-Cooking Made Easier (and Cheaper!)

Eating out at restaurants while you travel  is one of the quickest ways to blow through cash. Even if you think you’re eating cheaply, the cost of restaurant entrees almost always trumps the cost of buying groceries and cooking for yourself. So no matter what amenities the hostel kitchen has (or...
November 6th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Hostels | Read More

Bunk Up in Downtown Chicago on a Summer Beach Weekend (For Super Cheap)

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Nestled on the south shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago’s soft-sand beaches, skyscraper skyline, and diverse culinary scene make the city the throbbing heart of the Midwest. So if you’re dying to ditch your cubicle or stuffy office for a weekend getaway, check out Chicago....
June 2nd, 2011 | Budget Travel, Chicago | Read More

Things to Do in Jacksonville (Besides Suntanning on the Beach)

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Next time you’re planning a girlfriend getaway, head to Jacksonville, northern Florida’s underrated (and largely undiscovered) gem. Whether you’re a foodie, an art-lover, a shopaholic, or you just want to beach-bum for a weekend, Jacksonville has a lot...
April 28th, 2011 | City Travel, Florida, Tours & Attractions | Read More

6 Hot Spots in Jacksonville’s Cuisine Scene: Where to Eat on a Floridian Girlfriend-Getaway

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor Forget Miami and Palm Beach: those Florida destinations are old news–everyone goes there. Next time you’re planning a girlfriend getaway, head to Jacksonville, northern Florida’s underrated (and largely undiscovered) gem. Whether you’re a foodie,...
April 21st, 2011 | City Travel, Florida, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurant Reviews, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Travel Deals: 5 Ways to Save When Booking Online

Travel Deals: 5 Ways to Save When Booking Online
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Getting places costs money. Travel costs money. But if you buy at the right time, search for coupons and scour the internet for the best travel deals, taking a vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, with these five simple tips, you can save hundreds of...
January 13th, 2011 | Finances & Savings, Websites and Blogs | Read More

4 (More) Ways to Save Money in London

4 (More) Ways to Save Money in London
by Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor London is pricey. But despite the tough reputation of the British pound to the wimpy American dollar, you don’t have to break the bank in killer exchange rates to go. In fact, 2011 exchange rate forecasts suggest the value of the pound will drop between January...
January 6th, 2011 | England, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Staying There Deals | Read More

5 Things (You Didn’t Know) About Traveling Alone in Greece

5 Things (You Didn’t Know) About Traveling Alone in Greece
by Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Greece, land of windmills, white marble, the Parthenon and Ouzo liqueur, is also an ideal destination for solo female travelers. It’s a relatively safe country and a hot spot for other solo travelers during high season between May and September. Because Australia’s...
December 24th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Cars and Trucks, Cultural Travel, Extras, Food News, Greece, Italy, Solo Travel, Traveling Solo & Together, Weekly Travel News | Read More

5 Things to Do in NYC at Christmas

By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor It’s Christmas time in the City. New York City, that is. It’s no surprise Christmas comes with a big price tag. The holidays aren’t cheap. But NYC, America’s famous pre-holiday, tinsel-covered destination infamous for its expensive reputation, does...
December 9th, 2010 | City Travel, New York City, Shopping & Style | Read More