Purdue University North Central will offer the opportunity to study abroad this summer with a trip to Peru. Students may earn classroom credits, or the trip may be taken for pleasure. Community members are encouraged to consider joining this program, full of experiences and learning opportunities that cannot be duplicated in a classroom.
The Purdue North Central Women's Association will take its spring bus trip to Chicago on Saturday, April 6 to visit the Art Institute of Chicago Picasso exhibit celebrating the 100-year relationship between Picasso and Chicago. There will be time for lunch and shopping. Men and young adults are welcome to attend.
Cost of the entire trip, including lunch, is $85 for PNCWA members and guests; $95 for others. Priority, pre-paid reservations from PNCWA members will be accepted until March 1. Following March 1, reservations are open to the public.
Prices start at $2,400 and include:Round-trip airfare, 1 night hotel accommodations in Seattle, guided tour of Seattle, cruise to Alaska, cabin, shipboard meals, port charges, taxes and transfers in Seattle and motor coach transportation to and from airport. Make your reservation early as space is limited. $250 deposit is due by Nov. 16, 2012.
“Sacred Spots with Jesse Bob” is a travel show unlike any other. It will take viewers to a special destination each week, some old and some new, that hold special meaning, sometimes to millions of people, sometimes to only a few.
The local inns, restaurants and attractions are featured in Midwest Living magazine’s recently-released “Best of the Midwest Travel.”
Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast in Valparaiso is featured on page 48 in an article about B&Bs with exceptional breakfasts that incorporate local ingredients. Songbird often serves food from its garden.
Both places were announced as winners Friday by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, which is putting together a variety of Top 10 lists.
It’s no secret that vacations are expensive. As the economy continues to fluctuate, more people are opting for less expensive ways to enjoy a relaxing getaway. If you’re looking for a vacation that’s a little easier on your wallet, take a look at some of our money-saving travel tips.
Compare Travel Costs
Getting to a destination can be one of the most expensive aspects of a vacation. Travel sites like Kayak, Priceline and HipMunk allow you to browse multiple travel sites at once. These sites also allow for air fare comparisons so you can get the best travel price available. When flying to your destination, try and fit your belongings into a carry-on...
The article, written by Chicago travel writer Elaine Glusac, is titled, “Coastal Culture. The towns of Lake Michigan’s southern shore -- Chesterton, Michigan City, and Valparaiso -- will draw you in with a mix of nature and artistry.”
The article directs people to Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for outdoor fun.
You’ve worked hard all year, and now that students are back in school, now is the time beat the crowds and take a long holiday weekend. Traveling can be expensive, but here are five tips to enjoy a vacationing on a budget.
1. Get a package deal
Pairing your flight, accommodations, and rental car all in one can help you obtain fares and rates not available to the public. Not flying to your destination? Many attractions such as theme parks offer ticket and hotel packages with discounted prices.
South Shore Orchestra, Valparaiso’s own community orchestra, has once again been invited by the Confucius Institute to travel to Shanghai to entertain thousands of community residents in six cities over 9 days. Departure will be from Chicago’s O’Hare, December 26, 2011 returning January 4, 2012. The trip is sponsored by the Zhejiang Guohua Performance Company Ltd. who also organizes the performance venues, hotels and all travel for the...
Students will gain international exposure to business operations providing them with a competitive edge in a global marketplace