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April 2012

Milwaukee Day Trip

Apr 30 2012

Eight Hours in the Brew City Whenever L&A goes to a city, we head for their art museum and brewery. To my knowledge, these do…

Links We Love Vol. 26

Apr 28 2012

Links We Love Vol. 26 Incredible photos from Nepal via Creative Roots I had first-hand experience working with children who can’t read or write cursive.…

Biking to the Tyranena Brewery

Apr 27 2012

Biking and Beer in Lake Mills, Wisconsin One of the best things about living in Wisconsin is that the state is crisscrossed with bike trails…

Travel Tip #25

Apr 26 2012

Do Not Stay in a Hotel Near the Main Attractions When you get to a city, you want to see the sights. That’s why you…

Overnight Stay in Oslo

Apr 25 2012

Twenty Hours in Norway’s Capital City Olso is pretty far north and in the summer that means it gets late well, late. This is no…

Stoop & Stoop

Apr 23 2012

Delicious Food in Central Amsterdam When you head to Leidseplein Square in central Amsterdam to see a band at Milkweg or some comedy at Boom…

Links We Love Vol. 25

Apr 21 2012

Oooh – beautiful watercolor & google maps mashup – via Kottke Did you read our post about De Kaaskamer in Amsterdam? If you like that, you’ll…

Keukenhof Gardens

Apr 20 2012

Tiptoe Through the Tulips on this Day Trip from Amsterdam The Dutch are very keen on horticulture. After windmills, when people think of the Netherlands,…

Travel Tip #24

Apr 19 2012

Hotel Tip #2 Use TripAdvisor (With a Grain of Salt) To Book Your Hotel When looking to book a hotel, a resource just as important…

De Kaaskamer

Apr 18 2012

Cheese Shop in Amsterdam’s 9 Streets After spending a morning shopping the impossibly cute shops in Amsterdam’s 9 Streets, you are probably starving. It takes a…

Croissanterie Egstorf

Apr 16 2012

Breakfast Fare To Go In Central Amsterdam The only think worse than airport food is airplane food (well, possibly public school lunches). Airport food is…

Links We Love: Vol. 24

Apr 14 2012

Neat Alphabet via Quipsologies Istanbul Travel Illustration via Creative Roots What to do in Banff via Y Travel Blog Reykjavic via A Dangerous Business Awesome Collages…

Parrilla De Maria

Apr 13 2012

Charcoal Grill in Madrid Growing up in Appleton, Wisconsin, we had a restaurant with a charcoal grill called Mr. Cinders. It was on the other…

Travel Tip #23

Apr 12 2012

Hotel Tip #1 Don’t Assume That Because a Hotel Is In a Guidebook, It Is Worth Staying At After you have purchased your plane tickets,…

Exploratorium and the Palace of Fine Arts

Apr 11 2012

Hands-On Science in San Francisco The scene in So I Married an Axe Murderer where Mike Myers and Nancy Travis are walking near a lagoon…

Sabatini Gardens and Campo del Moro

Apr 09 2012

Two Parks in Western Madrid Madrid is hot. Spain is hot.  Folks will tell you it is a dry heat, so that means if you…

Hoppy Easter

Apr 08 2012

Hoppy Easter! Thanks for reading our blog – hope you all have a wonderful day, and drink lots of hoppy beer!  

Links We Love: Vol 23

Apr 07 2012

Links We Love: Vol 23 Here’s a drool worthy write-up of one of our favorite restaurants in Madison – The Old Fashioned. Cool Maps of Papua New…

B&B Lunchroom

Apr 06 2012

Delicious Sandwich Shop in Central Amsterdam When I was a kid, I came home for lunch every day. I did this all throughout elementary school.…

Travel Tip #22: Take Good Care of Your Feet

Apr 05 2012

Take Good Care of Your Feet When you are traveling, you will probably be relying on your feet more than you do at home. Without…

Parque Maria Luisa

Apr 04 2012

Spend A Relaxing Day In Sevilla’s Central Park In America, weekends have become somehow busier than weekdays. We cram a whole week’s worth of errands into Saturday and…