Category: On The Road

Wine tastings: LocalWineEvents.com

Wine tastings: LocalWineEvents.com

Now that summer is almost over, we need to start thinking about indoor events. What type of event is common in the city and in the ‘burbs? Wine tastings! If you’ve been wondering how...

Souvenirs: Don’t let them end up in the closet

Souvenirs: Don’t let them end up in the closet

We scrimp, we save, we budget to take those dream trips. Then we are on the road and want mementos from our vacations. I’ve always been frugal about souvenirs. I don’t buy souvenirs for...

Smart Destination travel passes

Smart Destination travel passes

Smart Destinations offers travel passes for many cities. If you are planning a trip‚ or a staycation‚ this site may be helpful. A person can purchase a pass for many city sites. Most often,...

Trekking to Seattle

Trekking to Seattle

So, I’m planning a trip to Seattle for a wedding and I’m tacking on a few extra days to see a city I’ve never visited. Being a thriftista, I want to see what I...

Great tickets at GoldStar

Great tickets at GoldStar

Chicago has a lot to offer in the way of entertainment, but it can get expensive. One way to buy tickets at reduced prices is through GoldStar Events (http://www.goldstar.com/). Anyone can create an account,...

Don’t just split the check, share the meal

Don’t just split the check, share the meal

Eating out is a necessary part of traveling, and it ends up being a larger expense than one anticipates. Since this expense can’t be avoided, here are a few ideas on how to lessen...