Don’t Wait For Better Travel

Don’t Wait For Better Travel

June 13th, 2016

  • NHS Global Events

You’ve been hearing about this for a while now. Security lines at the airport are getting longer, and are expected to get even longer when more than 220 million passengers are expected to fly during the peak travel months of July and August. No one likes waiting in lines but luckily there are steps you […]

Paris: The City of Light

May 20th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on April 27, 2016. Home to some of the most notable and iconic museums and architectural landmarks, the city has its way of keeping you captivated throughout your stay and will surely have you eager to return. Prime Time For Travel The climate is quite mild though can […]

Where Are We Now: Porto, Portugal

May 13th, 2016

  • Bailey Shultz

Tourist: Bailey Escaped from: Chicago, IL Voyaged to: Porto, Portugal Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: Spring – May 2016 Climate: Sunny and warm, a beautiful contrast from Chicago Plane, Train, or Automobile: Plane Transfer Time: ORD à EWR: 2 Hours, EWR à OPO: 7 Hours Evening Headquarters: AirBnB Rental – I’m a very budget-conscious traveler. […]

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 […]

Where Are We Now: Seattle, WA

February 12th, 2016

  • Laura Gebhardt

Tourist: Laura Gebhardt Escaped from: Chicago (Palatine to be exact!) Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: January 2016, Winter Scene: Seattle, WA Plane, Train, or Automobile: Plane Transfer Time: 4-ish hours from ORD Climate: 40-50’s, rainy with peaks of sun Place(s) of Inspection: The Sheraton Hotel, The Motif Hotel, The Fairmont Olympic Park, Hyatt Olive 8 […]