Discover Milwaukee: A Travel Guide

Today our fellow Midwest blogger, Janet from Go! Learn Things, will be sharing her favorite travel ideas for Milwaukee, Wisconsin in our latest Discover post. In the “Discover” series, we offer quick travel tips on things to do, what to eat and where to stay in cities throughout the world! If you’re interested in contributing to … Read more

Ithaca Farmers Market

As you may or may not have seen on Instagram, Ben recently moved to Ithaca to complete a one-year Tech MBA program at Cornell University. Ithaca is a beautiful city nestled in the rolling hills of upstate New York. The Finger Lakes region, as it’s known, is named for a series of 11 long, thin … Read more

Touring the Palace of Versailles by Bike

Notice anything new today? The blog got a minor face lift! Our apologies for the brief hiatus in blog posts, but we hope it’s easier now to find information on the destinations and topics that you’re most interested in. Just click on the handy menus on the top right to find posts by country and … Read more

Guide to 5 Days in Paris

When you think of the most iconic and well-known cities throughout the world, what are the first ones that come to mind? New York City, London, Paris?  History, art, culture, romance, gastronomy, fashion – Paris has it all! It can be overwhelming to cover everything in just a few days, but the itinerary that we’ll … Read more

An Afternoon at the Garfield Park Conservatory

Looking for something new to do on a Sunday afternoon? Need some cheap or free entertainment? Or trying to get out of the house with the family? Take a trip to Chicago’s west side and visit the Garfield Park Conservatory!  Garfield Park Conservatory The conservatory was first opened to the public in 1908 and is one … Read more

Map of Paris Attractions, Restaurants, and Shops

In exactly three days, my best friend Kristen and I will be jetting off to Paris, France to spend five days walking, shopping, and eating our way through all the best that Paris has to offer. We have visits to the Eiffel Tower, museums and cathedrals planned, along with a bike tour around the Palace … Read more

What Destinations Are On Your Bucket List?

Do you ever feel like there isn’t enough time to visit every destination you want to see?  For those of us with limited vacation time, it can be so hard to choose! If you’re planning your next trip and need some inspiration, here are 5 destinations that are currently at the top of our bucket … Read more

Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

Whether you live in the city, are planning a day trip from a nearby suburb or are coming into town for a weekend getaway, Chicago offers a variety of great activities to keep you entertained. While most of Chicago’s well-known tourist sights are concentrated in the loop (downtown) area of the city, there is no … Read more

Discovering Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood

Depending on who you ask, Pilsen is one of anywhere from 70-200 neighborhoods in Chicago.  With so many to explore, it’s hard to decide where to begin! Located on Chicago’s lower west side, Pilsen’s art, culture and food make it worth a trip from anywhere in the city. We recently spent a Saturday roaming the … Read more