summer vacation

Virus Alert: 200 Sickened at Yellowstone, Grand Teton

Posted on 06/20/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthTwo of the country’s most beautiful national parks are reporting an ugly outbreak of illness. The National Park Service is warning visitors going to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks this summer to make an extra effort to wash their hands. In an announcement this week, the park service said 200 people, including visitors and park workers, have been stricken with norovirus, a nasty gastrointestinal illness that is highly contagious. Those sickened were visiting the park in northwestern Wyoming as …

Find Cheap Places to Stay When You Travel

Posted on 05/22/2013 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & Savings | TravelPlanning a summer vacation? Check out my new episode of “The Cheap Life” where I talk about ways to find cheap places to stay when you travel. If you haven’t considered hostels or “couchsurfing,” these alternatives to staying in traditional hotels can save you big bucks. See also: More Ways to Save on Travel Be sure to enter the comment on the YouTube page for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Travel safe and stay cheap. Join the discussion: …

Note To Self: Get Beach House Next Summer

Posted on 09/2/2008 by | General News | Comments

Home & FamilyFor those of you workaholics who didn’t get away this summer, you might want to consider a group beach house next summer. Yes. I said group beach house.