Paddle to the Symphony 2019

Paddle to the Music of the Movies with the Michigan Philharmonic For over 20 years, Kensington Metropark in Milford has been the home to Paddle to the Symphony. Once again, the event returns to the park and to Kent Lake for an evening of music and paddling. The Michigan Philharmonic performs a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, at Maple Beach. Adding to the experience, Paddle to the Symphony goers will meet on the other side of the lake at the shoreline of North Martindale Beach … [Read more...]

Hostelling for the Not-So-Young, Part Two

Hostelling for the Not-So-Young, Part Two Read Hostelling for the Not-So-Young, Part One First How to Book a Hostel  Hostels come in all shapes and sizes, new and old, here and there. I like to use “HI” hostels. Hostelling International hostels are affiliates of a worldwide organization in 90 countries featuring over 4,000 hostels. You’ll need to buy a membership card ($28.00 annually) before you travel. However, there are many non-affiliated hostels around the world that work just as … [Read more...]

Budget Travel to Europe part three

Read Part One, then Read Part Two, then read: Part Three of How to Budget Travel to Europe: Tips, Tricks, and Advice From the basics of planning and going to making the most of your holiday Local Transportation Taking a cab or taxi can be fun, a little scary at times and may offer an interesting look at the city. If two or three are travelling together, the price break per person can be a good deal. However, local transportation is cheaper, puts you in touch with the locals, and … [Read more...]

Budget Travel to Europe

Tips, Tricks, and Advice for Budget Travel to Europe From the basics of planning and going to making the most of your holiday. How many will be traveling? Millions of Americans travel to Europe each year with the peak season being summer. Start planning your trip now to get the most from it. Budget, of course, is an important concern and with a few tips and tricks, almost anyone can afford a vacation to Europe. One of the first items to check off your pre-travel list is determine … [Read more...]