Memorial Day Weekend Fun
by Gabriela Gomez
The last Monday of May marks the beginning of summer with our 3-day weekend. As the Memorial Day Weekend initiates there are many activities we can enjoy outdoor as well as in indoor. This is a time for us not to only remember and commemorate the fallen men and women [...]
by Gabriela Gomez
Great things to do on Mother’s Day in Chicago
The odds that you’ve run out of clever gifts and ideas for Mother’s Day are probably 9 out of 10. How many flower bouquets, chocolate boxes, framed pictures, and brunches can we give Mom before starting to wish for something different? With Mother’s Day just [...]
Why do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
The Mexican Holiday known as ”Cinco de Mayo” is widely mislead in this country even by people of Mexican decent. Many do not seem to care much about the real origin and cultural significance of Cinco de Mayo. This day represents nothing more than another excuse to party. People [...]
Spots some Chicagoans don’t even know about
So, you’ve walked thru Millennium Park, strolled down Michigan Avenue and probably visited Museum Campuses like the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History or have gone to the biggest Chicago’s attractions like Navy Pier or the Sears Tower Skydeck. Definitely have to go for some deep-dish pizza. Maybe you’ll venture out of [...]
By Gabriela Gomez,
Museum aims to bring city’s fire fighting history back to life.
How can we ever forget one of the most panicking yet historical events that occurred on October 1871? When a fire broke out, raging out of control, that quickly blazed and consumed houses, buildings, businesses and everything in its path. But how much [...]
One hundred Years of Pablo Picasso
In conjunction with the major exhibition “Picasso and Chicago,” the Art Institute celebrates this giant of the 20th-century art with special installations throughout the galleries.
A century ago, in 1913, the Art Institute of Chicago became the first art museum in the country to present the work of a young Spaniard [...]
Old Time Chicago Favorite
As usual, we continue to look for great places to visit within our own backyard, here in our own beautiful city. As we looked, we came across a legendary “juice joint”, as they might have called it back then! This “gin mill” will bring you back in time; will offer you great [...]
After this crazy weather in Chicago, everyone needs a getaway that will help you relax, distress, and refresh yourself. Spending time away from everyday life can be helpful, and what better than somewhere warm!
On-line website CheapCaribbean.com has a few amazing getaway deals. Its variety of sections like Best Beaches, Budget-Friendly, Nightlife, and Best Foods, [...]
TravelZoo has a great deal to fly to Costa Rica for 7 days. We are looking to get the best deals for travel and found this one. As we search, we look for obviously better temperatures, great escapes, and more importantly, a great price range. This one is just an idea, which could materialize [...]
Panama A Natural Wonder!
As we continue our journey to search for awesome places to visit, we at times come by with the most unexpected destinations. As we looked for beaches, specially at this time of year, we came across a forgotten beauty.
Panama does not usually come to mind when thiniking of beaches, sun, and luxury; [...]