How To Find Luxurious Yet Affordable Hotels In Chicago

Are you looking to find a luxurious yet affordable hotel in Chicago? Well, firstly, you should know that hotels in Chicago are perfectly situated close to major tourist attractions so that holidaymakers can explore the Windy City to the fullest. Here are a few helpful tips to help you get great hotel deals in this city: Read … Continued

The Top 10 Reasons to Fall in Love With Chicago

Ah, the Windy City. Many people think there’s a lot to love about this place, while of course there are others who are very wrong who think there’s nothing to love about it at all. To each his own. If you’ve never been to the city, then there’s no way to really know for yourself, … Continued

7 Great Summer Experiences in NYC

The big city of dreams never disappoints when it comes to entertaining guests and this past weekend was no exception. Some friends and I took a mini road trip downstate to experience summer on the exotic island of Manhattan and I figured I’d share some of the highlights from one wild weekend in New York … Continued

A Visit to the Mob Museum

The history of American gangsters is fantastically outlined, told and experienced at the new Las Vegas Mob Museum. Appealing to tourists who want to get away for more than gambling and partying, Las Vegas’ newest high-tech experiential museum is part theme park, part history book and part pop-culture shrine. With stunning interactive displays, the museum … Continued

Waking Up in Vegas: Daylight Guide to the City of Sin

Think of Las Vegas and the first images to pop into your head are likely to be the iconic skyline, glittering like a lost oasis in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Neon lights, all night casinos pumped with fresh air, Elvis impersonators, and a hangover you’re unlikely to forget: all great reasons to plan a … Continued

Millionaire by 30

Last week I turned 28 years old and like many people, my birthday was met with a lot of reflection and evaluation about life. I was talking with my cousin who called to wish me a happy birthday and during our conversation, he helped me put things into perspective. Out of the blue he says, “well, … Continued

Tourist2Townie.com – 2 Years Deep

This past Saturday marked the 2 year anniversary of Tourist2Townie.com and my quest to travel deeper. On October 1st, 2009 I left everything comfortable in my life in search of something more. My dream was to become part of a foreign community, learn new skills, meet new people and experience new adventures. Now, as I … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: Kayaking Ruff Buff

It takes a special type of person to live in Buffalo, New York. A type of person who can overcome tough economic conditions, brutal winters and depressing sports teams. Buffalonians are blue collar, beer drinking, wing lovers who can take their hits and keep on moving. They define the city that unites them. I was proud … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: San Diego Pandas

It’s a rainy day here in Rochester, New York. Hurricane Irene is about to crush the east coast and I’m day dreaming about life back in sunny San Diego. One of my favorite things to do in San Diego was to venture down to the San Diego Zoo and hang out with their incredible residents. … Continued

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