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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…

Swiss Souvenirs From an American Girl in Champex Switzerland
Swiss Souvenirs From an American Girl in Champex Switzerland

Swiss Souvenirs From an American Girl in Champex Switzerland

Switzerland is one of our favorite destinations, as you might be able to tell from the many mojotraveler posts about the Alpine nation. On our last trip, we discovered the darling community of Champex. This post contains affiliate links and…

March Madness and the College Basketball Experience in Kansas City
March Madness and the College Basketball Experience in Kansas City

March Madness and the College Basketball Experience in Kansas City

March Madness is a truly American condition that occurs each spring with symptoms that include brackets and office pools, round balls and team jerseys. The cure for March Madness includes a heavy dose of participation in this spectator sport — usually…

A Visit to Family-Friendly Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri
A Visit to Family-Friendly Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri

A Visit to Family-Friendly Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri is the world headquarters of Hallmark Cards. The greeting card company’s gift to the traveling public is a wonderful 80-acre complex called Crown Center. Get it – the crown that’s on the back of all of those…

Celebrate Christmas in Kansas City With a Special Souvenir
Celebrate Christmas in Kansas City With a Special Souvenir

Celebrate Christmas in Kansas City With a Special Souvenir

My favorite part of Christmas in Kansas City is not necessarily the Plaza Lights, nor the trains at Union Station. Not even the Mayor’s Christmas Tree at Crown Center. Instead, it’s what happens to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree when the…

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial – Kansas City
National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial – Kansas City

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial – Kansas City

The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City is the only museum in the U.S, dedicated to understanding World War I. And why is that important? Because, if we had understood World War I better, had…