New Yorkers in the know take advantage of many great free cultural offerings around town when they want a low cost night of fun. Budget conscious travelers may want to check out what these great cultural institutions have to offer as well. Every Thursday of the year you can find free performances at the, Read More

Jason Rich of the New York Daily News writes about how you can still save big on your vacation even if you’re making last minute travel plans. He advises you to be flexible on your dates and airport. Often a change to a nearby airport or a departure a few hours earlier or later, Read More

(click for larger image) The majesty and awe of the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C. is captured remarkably in this photo by Bob Jagendorf. The museum did suffer a online casino collapsed roof in the recent snow that blanketed the city. But none of the exhibits were damaged. Photo Credit: bobjagendorf, Read More

Looking for a bargain cruise? The New York Times sounds the alarm that cruise lines are drawing the line in 2010. While deep discounts, free upgrades, and other perks helped fill berths in 2009, ship operators hope they can lure passengers back in 2010 without so many bargains. What does that mean for the, Read More

There has been much worrying going on in the tourism industry that new visa regulations and TSA checkpoints would dampen the spirit of international travelers resulting in fewer visits to the United States. But at least at the Orlando International Airport that hasn”t been the case. In fact, OIA reported a record year for, Read More

Our photo of the day features New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees as he takes his victory parade through The Magic Kingdom. Sunday night he was crowned Super Bowl MVP by marching the Saints to a 31-17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida. (photo courtesy Disney. Kent Phillips, Read More

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This is an update to the original 2010 post… Newly added to the collection of ‘Best Value‘ hotels in Chicago: Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago; Hard Rock Hotel Chicago; Hotel Chicago – An Autograph Collection Hotel; The Blackstone, a Renaissance Hotel; Warwick Allerton Hotel; Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront; Hotel Felix Chicago. Available to, Read More

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Fans of jetBlue Airways will be pleased to know they can now book their electronic tickets right on We now provide real time access to jetBlue’s last minute seat availability and fares. Since there is never a fee to book flights on, you can save big by combining your flight and hotel, Read More

Websites where most of the content is user generated, like,,, are all good for getting several opinions about a restaurant, nightlife, shopping, etc., but these sites don’t ensure a local experience. As an Orlando local, I use sites like those to plan vacations – not to plan my Saturday in Orlando., Read More

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