Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The Jackie Robinson movie “42” is my kind of movie. It’s about baseball and history, which I love. And it’s a real story with real people and real drama that crappy reality TV will never in a million years give…

Dubuque Iowa ̶ An Unexpected Pleasure on the Mississippi River
Dubuque Iowa    ̶    An Unexpected Pleasure on the Mississippi River

Dubuque Iowa ̶ An Unexpected Pleasure on the Mississippi River

Dubuque, Iowa is a surprisingly interesting little town on the banks of the Mississippi River with plenty of fun restaurants, public art and interesting architecture. I last explored Dubuque as part of a girlfriends’ getaway bringing together gal pals from…

Assateague Island National Seashore ̶ Where the Wild Horses Are
Assateague Island National Seashore   ̶  Where the Wild Horses Are

Assateague Island National Seashore ̶ Where the Wild Horses Are

Assateague Island National Seashore on Maryland’s eastern shore has many pleasures worth the visit, but none more than the wild horses or ponies that make their home here. This post contains affiliate links and sponsored travel. To learn more, read…

McMenamins Edgefield – A Fun Weekend Getaway near Portland Oregon
McMenamins Edgefield – A Fun Weekend Getaway near Portland Oregon

McMenamins Edgefield – A Fun Weekend Getaway near Portland Oregon

For a great weekend near Portland, Oregon, I suggest you check out a place called McMenamins Edgefield. Whatever you like in a weekend getaway, Edgefield has it. A ☑ boutique hotel ☑ spa ☑ golf course  ☑ concert venue ☑…

Why Rüdesheim Coffee is a Unique Treat in Rüdesheim Germany
Why Rüdesheim Coffee is a Unique Treat in Rüdesheim Germany

Why Rüdesheim Coffee is a Unique Treat in Rüdesheim Germany

Rüdesheim Germany is located in the midst of Riesling country, that precise region along the banks of the Rhine River where Riesling grapes grow in abundance. And while the Riesling produced in this region is the best in the world,…

Where to Find and Enjoy Swiss Wines – Only in Switzerland
Where to Find and Enjoy Swiss Wines – Only in Switzerland

Where to Find and Enjoy Swiss Wines – Only in Switzerland

Unless you’ve been to Switzerland or a few locales near its border with France or Germany, there’s a good chance you’ve never tasted Swiss wine. As a result, many people assume that Switzerland doesn’t have a wine industry. But that…