Spring has finally sprung in Chicago, which means summer is just around the corner, right? And, of course, with summer comes vacation season. Whether you’re headed out of town for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, packing light is key to avoiding the hassle of checking your bags when you fly – and the exorbitant fees that come with it! Packing light doesn’t have to be difficult – it really means being smart about what …
Everyone loves Chicago. Good food, good people and a million activities to explore. But what about thinking outside of the box when it comes to a night on the town? The next time you’re craving casino kicks without the Vegas vapidity and sleazy high rollers, we strongly suggest you consider Chicago, Illinois as your casino holiday destination! Chicago may seem like an unlikely town to choose for a gambling holiday destination; however, there are a host of great casinos dotted around Illinois, some of them just 30-40 minutes from downtown Chicago! The Hollywood Casino in Joliet offers a touch of tinsel-town glitz an hour from the Windy City, while Harrah’s Casino, also in … Read more
Vacations can be more exhausting than relaxing. Air travel is not only expensive, but can be a huge hassle whether it’s waiting in long security lines or coping with flight delays. Once I’m at a destination, I often spend so much time researching where to go and what to do that the trip feels like work. That’s why I found a trip to the Grand Geneva Resort so appealing. I made the short drive up for a two-night stay, and while my car didn’t leave the parking lot again until it was time for me to head home, I reveled in all the on-site activities that kept me relaxed, fed and … Read more
My first visit to Capri in July was exactly as I envisioned this island to look and feel. This island is almost difficult to put into words; it is pure magic with the view of the sea, slight breeze, smell of lemons the size of cantaloupes and the gigantic bougainvillea flowers…everywhere. I started thinking of the political figures and movie stars that visited this island in the 50′s and 60′s: Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Prince Ranier, Liz Taylor, I could go on and on. Capri is an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Gulf of Naples in the Campania region of Italy. The … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!