Akhil Kalepu
Lifestyle / Technology
May 1, 2017

Smart, Versatile Gadgets

BLUESMART ONE Smart luggage is becoming all the rage, packing a variety of gadgets into the venerable rolling suitcase along with a hefty price tag that compares to high-end, analog luggage like Tumi. With the Bluesmart One you get two USB charging ports, GPS tracking, a Bluetooth connection to control the digital lock and proximity alerts, as well as a lost luggage recovery compliments of Uber. Lock and battery are TSA compliant. The suitcase is designed to maximize your carry-on space, so make sure it falls within your airline’s requirements. $449. bluesmart.com/one

Your Home Away From Home

Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.

Apr 30, 2017

Get a Last-Minute Booking for Your Night Downtown

Hotel Tonight, launched five years ago, revolutionized hotel booking by offering last-minute deals at a cut rate. Hotels often have empty rooms, and the Hotel Tonight app offers the opportunity to fill rooms quickly in exchange for a cheap rate.