Another Snow Storm? Tips to Help You Prepare Your Car for Winter Driving

Storms are coming to yet again to the northeast

As blizzard watches are issued yet again from Cape Cod to Maine for the entire weekend, our partner Allianz Global Assistance put out a super helpful checklist to help you get your car prepared for winter. Allianz Global Assistance winter car preparation tips: 1. Winter tires, a wise precaution A basic rule of thumb: Make sure […]

World’s Highest Skating Rink Open For the Season

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For the third year, Chicago’s John Hancock Observatory reopened the much anticipated world’s highest skating rink on January 1st, more than 1,000 feet above The Magnificent Mile!  The rink features tempered glass wall boards, offering skaters an amazing view of Lake Michigan, Lake Shore Drive and the Chicago skyline from the 94th floor. The ‘ice’ rink, which […]

Christmas Day Ski Deals from Liftopia


For snow sport enthusiasts, the Christmas holiday is a great excuse to hit the slopes and experience the season’s early offerings. The weekend after Christmas is always insanely busy at popular ski resorts with people who have the week off flocking to mountains. But have you ever considered going on the actual holiday? Many resorts […]

LAX Offers Travelers “Sounds of the Season”

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LAX is offering some exciting, free entertainment to weary passengers this holiday season. With “The Sounds of the Season,” travelers and their welcoming parties will be regaled by an entire roster of more than two dozen performances including local school choirs and bands, guitar trios, jazz bands, orchestra ensembles, and even a singing flash mob […]

Brilliantly Beautiful Baltimore Holiday Lights

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One thing that adds to the magic of this season is seeing all the houses festooned with lights. Cities across the country are decking the halls and the eaves with all sorts of blinking and twinkling wonders. Baltimore, a city known for a thriving culture scene, is pulling out all the stops with an entire […]

Expedia Ski Week Deals, October 8-12


The snow may not have even started to fall, but it’s never too early to plan all your winter sports activities for the coming season. Expedia has great deals every day next week for resorts renowned for their premiere skiing and snowboarding. They are introducing Ski Week October 8 – 12 with special ASAP (A […]

5 Tips from a Doctor for Combating the Flu

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Last year, Johnny shared his experience of getting sick on the road, and gave you some tips on ways to stay healthy.  Soon winter will wear on and flu season will be in full swing, and On Call International, a company specializing in medical and travel assistance, is offering everyone some tips on combating the flu […]

The Iditarod – Anchorage, Alaska 2012

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I arrived in Anchorage via Alaska Air (my new favorite airline!) on March 2, 2012, on the eve of the ceremonial start of the Iditarod. I knew a bit about the race, but I was about to find myself surrounded by mushers, some whose legendary family members had won in the past, some with very […]