5 Thanksgiving Traditions in 5 Cities

Written by Alexia Dellner Thanksgiving – a time for family, honouring American forefathers, and giving thanks. Oh, who are we kidding? This is really that time of year where we stuff our faces with turkey and pumpkin pie, collapse...

5 Great American Christmas Markets

Written by Alexia Dellner T’is the season for snow and stockings, lights and love, cakes and carols, mistletoe and mulled wine, and of course, that traditional Christmas pastime– shopping. What better place to get into the holiday spirit than...

How to Celebrate Inauguration Day


Written by Alexia Dellner President Obama will soon be sworn in as President of the United States (again). The official Inauguration Day is 20 January but since that date falls on a Sunday this year, the public swearing-in...

Chicago’s Mouth-Watering Cheap Eats

There are many reasons why people visit Chicago. The high standards the city sets for comedy, blues and architecture are also met when it comes to food. For those on a budget, warmer months encourage picnics on the beach and...