Cindy Richards, Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist who serves as the Editor-in-Chief of TravelingMom.com. She has been a reporter, editor and columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune, an editor at Chicago Parent and Catalyst Chicago and an instructor in the graduate school at Northwestern's prestigious Medill School of Journalism. Ah. Spring Break. It’s that magical week in the middle of second semester for students, or the mid-point between winter holidays and summer vacation for adults. It’s a week just meant for travel.These six tips will help you be safe, spend less and have more fun during your precious week on vacation.