Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Is there anything worse than running through the airport to try and catch your flight, when your suitcase wheel malfunctions or your handle breaks? Good, quality luggage that won’t let you down is one way to make catching flights easier and multiple layovers more palatable. With Tumi, that means shelling out some serious cash in order to take home the highest quality suitcase.
On a recent trip to Valencia, Spain, I booked Blacklane transfers to and from my home to Philadelphia International Airport, and to and from my hotels in Valencia to Valencia Airport. Founded in 2011, the Berlin-based company developed when Jens Wohltorf and Frank Steuer saw a need for a single global professional chauffeur service. Daily, thousands of passengers connect to a network of licensed and insured professional chauffeurs.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Someone once told me every time you buy something new, you should purge something else you don’t need. It seemed like a good rule of thumb and definitely worth a try — keyword, try — and is the reason that, at any given time, there may be a donate bag somewhere in my possession.