Travel on the Side

Monthly Archives: May 2016

Oh Hawaii, so beautiful, yet so expensive. However, if you play the game right, you can use plenty of cost-savings strategies. In one of my grad classes, we were required to give a “how to” presentation. After traveling to Hawaii last year, I decided to present on something fun: Hawaii on a budget. So can it be done? Yes, but with some planning. The goal for me was: Hawaii for $1,000 per person:… Read More

Winter was mild in my part of Wisconsin. You’ll get no complaints from me. Spring has had its ups and downs temperature-wise. Last month I was up in Green Lake for a work conference–my first visit there. Green Lake is a small resort town (pop. of around 1,000)  located about an hour and half from either Madison or Milwaukee. I was there before peak tourist season, so things were still a bit… Read More