The windy city of Chicago

Kitty O'Shea

“The Windy City” is not just its title, it certainly is a fact. The wind is fierce like being charged by a bull. My first trip to Chicago proved to be an interesting mix of winter and spring. Either way, the wind still blew off Lake Michigan and roared up the street blowing hats and scarves into a frenzy.


Travelers Come and Go Green in Springfield MO

Staying in an environmentally friendly hotel is a deciding factor for many guests. Greenstay Hotel and Suites is also affordable, modern and in the heart of the city.


For blister prevention-try Injinji Toe Socks

Injinji Toe Socks

Made from 70% micro-fine merino wool, 25% nylon and 5% Lycra the seamless Injinji Toe Socks felt silky smooth and were a pleasure to touch. A size Medium fit my size 9 foot perfectly. I pulled them on and a couple of toes tried to get in the same slot, but after a little manipulation I got them all where they needed to be. Surprisingly, the sock felt comfortable and my toes were happy.


Choice Hotels introduces Cambria for the business traveler

Cambria Suites property in Roanoke, Virginia

The business traveler has a new choice for lodging; Cambria Suites is the newest brand from Choice Hotels International.


Holiday Inn Again

When traveling for business, it’s nice to know what to expect when you get to an unfamiliar city. You may find a very good reason to join Holiday Inn’s frequent travel program, the Priority Club®