Where Are We Now: Portland, ME

Where Are We Now: Portland, ME

April 18th, 2016

  • Bailey Shultz

Tourist: Bailey Escaped from: Chicago Voyaged to: Portland, ME Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: Spring – April 2016 Climate: Chilly, overcast and rainy. April is “Mud Season” in the northeast due to all the runoff from the snow melting and the rainy season. Plane, Train, or Automobile: Plane & Automobile Transfer Time: Plane to Boston […]

Chicago: The Unconventional Incentive Travel Destination

April 6th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on March 6, 2016. It may not come quite as naturally to consider Chicago for your organization’s next incentive destination, but trust me and put down your Mai Tai for just one year.  Experiencing Chicago’s rich history and culture can bring a new vibrancy to your meeting. Prime Time […]

4 Must-Have Travel Apps

April 6th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on March 31, 2016. WhatsApp Messenger Using your phone’s internet connection, this app is a must-have when traveling abroad.  Through this app, you can message, call, and even send and receive photos and videos to your friends, family, and colleagues while out of the country. CityMaps2Go Avoid roaming […]

Surviving Long-Haul Flights

April 6th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on March 15, 2016. Tips For Battling Jet Lag After An Extra Long Flight BEFORE YOUR FLIGHT: If there is an early evening option, and historically you haven’t had a problem sleeping on flights, a red-eye may help you readjust your internal clock more rapidly Regulate your sleep […]

The Carry-On Challenge

April 6th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on March 9, 2016. Efficient Packing For Business Travel PLAN AHEAD Make a checklist. Throwing items in your suitcase before figuring out what you will really need during your trip almost always ends up in over-packing. Do your best to adhere to your list. AVOID CHECKING Use a carry-on suitcase […]

Where Are We Now: Costa Rica

March 17th, 2016

  • NHS Global Events

Tourist: Melissa Swakow Escaped from: Chicago, where the average temperatures were mild and in the mid-40s Voyaged to: Tamarindo, where even the ocean was barely a relief from the 90+ degree days, and Rincon de la Vieja, where I was unprepared for the cool high of 60’s and rain Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: Winter […]

Apps for Optimal Efficiency

March 4th, 2016

  • Erin Sweeney

Technology is forever changing; it is important to stay ahead of the game. With simple tricks and alternative ways for storage and organization, your day can become more efficient and simple with the use of a couple applications. I was lucky enough to sit in on Dahlia El Gazzar of DAHLIA+’s presentation during PCMA Convening […]