Chicago Getaway Hostel » Travel Tips http://www.getawayhostel.com Backpackers Hostel Chicago Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:33:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.5 Eat Chic Chicago’s Healthy Recipes for Travelershttp://www.getawayhostel.com/healthy-recipes-for-travelers-4190.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/healthy-recipes-for-travelers-4190.html#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:36:41 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4190 Hot dogs, peanut butter, ramen — if these items are all on your grocery list, you might not have the healthiest eating habits. If these items were the ingredients of your last three meals, you might be backpacking. Living out of a backpack and on a tight budget isn’t always conducive to having nutritious meals. […]

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Local Shops in Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/local-shops-chicago-4104.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/local-shops-chicago-4104.html#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:12:43 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4104 As a traveler looking to experience great food, shopping and art scenes, we have some flavorful local recommendations for you.  These local shops are easily top Chicago favorites, and will make great stops on your itinerary… -Reckless Records Music enthusiasts, vinyl collectors, movie buffs, and record store nerds can all rejoice in unison cause Reckless […]

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Fast and Easy Ramen Noodle Recipeshttp://www.getawayhostel.com/fast-easy-ramen-noodle-recipes-2-4034.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/fast-easy-ramen-noodle-recipes-2-4034.html#comments Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:10:12 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4034 Traveling on a budget?  Tired of takeout?  A few years ago we did a ramen noodle recipes post.  Now, we’re back with some new entrees to curb your appetite in a delicious and affordable manner.  Feel free to use our guest kitchen to create any of these dishes…  Bring on the noodles! Spicy Ramen Explosion Ingredients -Maruchan […]

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Navigating Chicago’s Airportshttp://www.getawayhostel.com/navigating-chicagos-airports-4005.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/navigating-chicagos-airports-4005.html#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:50:47 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=4005 Airport travel can be a tedious endeavor with potential delays, commuting options, layovers, all within an airport that nearly resembles a city in itself.  We’re here to provide you with the right direction for making the most of your travel experience.  Starting with the commute, we’ll go over some tips to make navigating Chicago’s airports […]

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Independent Shops in Chicagohttp://www.getawayhostel.com/independent-shops-in-chicago-3382.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/independent-shops-in-chicago-3382.html#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:09:28 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=3382 Let’s stray off the beaten path and discover some unique stores to check out that are generally off the traveler’s itinerary, from bookstores to vintage shops, we got you covered… Reckless Records. Looking to score some new or used vinyl?  How about browse a huge DVD selection?  Definitely hit up the Chicago music enthusiast’s staple: Reckless […]

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Recommended Chicago Tourshttp://www.getawayhostel.com/recommended-chicago-tours-3374.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/recommended-chicago-tours-3374.html#comments Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:09:17 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=3374 Being one of the largest cities in the Western Hemisphere, Chicago boasts a lot of different tours.  We are breaking them down and choosing the one’s that will enhance your Windy City experience… NIGHT TOURS. Take in the big city lights on a memorable Night Architecture Tour.  A one hour tour encompasses a trip up […]

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How to Make a Chicago Hot Doghttp://www.getawayhostel.com/how-to-make-a-chicago-hot-dog-3302.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/how-to-make-a-chicago-hot-dog-3302.html#comments Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:39:16 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=3302 There’s quite a few excellent restaurants to grab a great Chicago dog, but it is also very easy to make yourself.  The ingredients are easy, and the assembly is a breeze… 1. The Poppy Seed Bun:  There’s something about the subtle effect of the poppy seeds on a fresh hot dog bun. 2. All Beef […]

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Photography Tipshttp://www.getawayhostel.com/tips-for-better-photographs-while-traveling-3248.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/tips-for-better-photographs-while-traveling-3248.html#comments Thu, 23 May 2013 14:57:10 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=3248 Chicago is a photogenic city.  Here are some ideas for really capturing the aesthetics of a unique environment… 1. Think: person, place, thing: This old definition of the use of a noun is a handy guide to a great vacation photo: the best travel photos will often be about all three of these.  For example, […]

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Discounted Ticketshttp://www.getawayhostel.com/discounted-tickets-for-chicago-attractions-3131.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/discounted-tickets-for-chicago-attractions-3131.html#comments Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:38:16 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=3131 -Stop by are front desk anytime, and take advantage of our cheap ticket prices: *Art Institute of Chicago. See the Art Institute of Chicago with an all-inclusive pass for only $23.  This gives you unlimited access to the museum, including the brand new Picasso and Chicago special exhibit, and the world renowned Modern Wing.  Plus, an […]

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Cheap Ways to Travel to Chicago.http://www.getawayhostel.com/cheap-ways-to-travel-to-chicago-3092.html http://www.getawayhostel.com/cheap-ways-to-travel-to-chicago-3092.html#comments Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:40:39 +0000 http://www.getawayhostel.com/?p=3092 Benefit from travel alternatives that ease your budget, and allow you to spend money on seeing new sites…. -TRAIN TRAVEL- Train travel can be both affordable & exciting;  allowing you to travel relatively quick, but also adding a picturesque setting to your commute.  Amtrak coupons are avalaible from a variety of links, those from railservice.com […]

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