'2021 is going to be an interesting year for all the travel agencies, airlines and everyone,' said Donica Halcom, who runs Destinations with Donica in Savoy. 'We hope to get back maybe not to the way it was, but to some normalcy.'
SAVOY — All things being equal, Karyn Miller and her daughter Ally, a high school senior, would rather have been in New York City on Friday waiting in line for a Broadway show. That was the spring break that the Savoy mother and daughter, an aspiring performer, had planned.
SAVOY — The University of Illinois’ airport is having another session of TSA Pre-Check appointments.
With the concern over the new coronavirus spreading everywhere on the planet, can I buy insurance that will cover cancellations of my nonrefundable vacation plans because of the fear of the coronavirus becoming epidemic or pandemic?
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administe…
An advance team from Illinois is in the Irish capital this week, ironing out some of the details for the upcoming trip. The Illini are set to play Nebraska on Aug. 28, 2021, at Aviva Stadium. The building seats 51,700.
Brad Martin, founder and CEO of Anywhere Anytime Journeys, contracts with a company that knows the destinations of most, if not all, teams that qualify for a bowl. It's his job is to accommodate the travel needs of many of the fans.
The 'tech capital of the world' has attracted more than 19,000 UI graduates to the Bay Area, and that makes Kyle Bendsen, co-president of the San Francisco Bay Area Illini Club, a busy man leading up to Monday's bowl game against Cal in nearby Santa Clara.
It must seem that we spent weeks in Indianapolis, but it was only two action-packed days. On Sunday, we woke at our Union Station hotel and took a short, sunny walk down to Café Patachou for brunch. On the way we passed the Indiana Theater, an ornately detailed building with a grand facade o…
In the kickoff of a new occasional Sunday series of guest columns from locals doing interesting things overseas, 2009 Ma青鹏棋牌t-Seymour High School grad CHRIS STARBIRD checks in from Ukraine, where he and wife JESSICA are spending two years as Peace Corps volunteers.
This year’s exchange students are Cato Kleijn of Amsterdam and Leo Gao of Guangzhou, China青鹏棋牌. Both are 17-year-old seniors.
We couldn’t have asked for a nicer day for a little trip. Last week, Michael said, “Mary, we don’t have time to take a vacation.” But my logic won my husband over: “We get an extra hour back for daylight-saving time.” Besides, Indianapolis is only a short jaunt, and we were headed for the zo…
Brian and Courtney McKay, whose eldest son, Davis, benefited from a Make-A-Wish trip to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida in January 2017, will host a wine-tasting fundraiser this week called Wine For Wishes to benefit Make-A-Wish Illinois.
Coming Wednesday night on NBC: the season premiere of the network’s ‘One Chicago’ franchise — ‘Chicago Med’ at 7, ‘Chicago Fire’ at 8, ‘Chicago PD’ at 9. With the shows all filmed in the Windy City, we asked cast members: You have a day off from shooting. Where are you spending it?
Dating to the 1890s and built with Carnegie steel, the bridge, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, has been retired from use by automobile traffic.
Like a spring, the idea bubbled up inside me for a solo triangle train trip to the East Coast. I don’t know from whence it came, but the notion grew and grew.
As part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, Annemily Hoganson will spend a year at an advanced secondary school called a gymnasium in the northern German town of Rosengarten, just outside of Hamburg.
George Hess of Ivesdale has heard about his likeness to literary great Ernest Hemingway enough that he spent part of his vacation at the 39th Hemingway Days in Key West, Fla., looking to make it official.
On our second day in the Bay Area, we hopped on the train with Ellis, our youngest, and rode into to San Francisco. The first stop was the aquarium. As much as we liked to walk along the bay, looking at boats big and small, it was hot, so it was very nice to duck into the air conditioning an…
Enddy Almonord, a sophomore from Champaign, and Barghav Sivaguru, a senior from Ma青鹏棋牌t, were awarded the David L. Boren Scholarship, which will allow them to travel to Middle Eastern country and gives them $20,000 to help with costs.
Seven days in a jungle-theme paradise sounded heavenly, but, as it so happened, it came with extras that weren't listed in the amenities section of the brochure.
It's all apart of RST 180, a class that spends eight weeks in the classroom preparing for a two-week trip from Champaign all the way to the northeastern part of the country.
American Airlines customer-service employee Paty Stipes, who's been at the airport since the current terminal opened in 1990, was honored at Wednesday's annual Toast to Tourism.