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July 2013

Statue of Liberty in Paris

Lady Liberty has a little sister! Britain has Big Ben. France has the Eiffel Tower. Italy has the Leaning Tower of Pisa. America has the…

Mammoth Cave - Frozen Niagara Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave

Jul 21 2013

Fat Man’s Misery. Ruins of Karnak. Giant’s Coffin. The Bottomless Pit. No, those aren’t the titles of Stephen King short stories. They’re all geological features…

St. Anthony Falls & Stone Arch Bridge Minneapolis Itinerary

Minneapolis Itinerary

Jul 20 2013

Three perfect days in Minneapolis Minneapolis is only 4 hours from Madison and 5 hours from Milwaukee. It’s an easy drive, just hop on I-94…

Masu Sushi & Robata

Masu Sushi & Robata

Jul 20 2013

Sleek, stylish and funky, Masu serves up fabulous, immaculately presented sushi and tasty robata to patrons in the Northeast neighborhood in Minneapolis. Don’t miss their unique non-alcoholic drinks like Watermelon Pickle Pop or Disrespectful to Thirst. – See more at:

Fish & Chips at The Anchor The Anchor Fish & Chips

Authentic fish & chips in the Northeast neighborhood Just around the corner from neighborhood fixture Dangerous Man Brewing Company lies a little slice of England…

Psycho Suzi’s Motor Lounge

Come for the tiki drinks, stay for the food Psycho Suzi’s is what you get when you pour a biker bar, a beach, your salty…

Dangerous Man Brewing

Dangerous Man Brewing

Jul 18 2013

Small is beautiful Nestled in the charming Northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis is the tiny and vibrant Dangerous Man Brewing Company . Despite the name and…

Gear Review: LeSportsac Abbey

The Ideal Carry-on Bag It’s official, I’m in love with LeSportsac’s travel bags & purses . Now you all know that I adore my Weekender…

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is like an art history textbook come to life. The collection includes 80,000 objects spanning 5,000 years; and the work on display is perfectly curated and leads visitors through an interesting and informative tour of art through the ages. – See more at:

LeSportsac Carry On Win a LeSportsac Carry-on!

We’ve partnered with LeSportsac, purveyors of fine travel bags that don’t sacrifice style for substance to give away a fabulous Abbey carry-on. Enter now!

Flour Tower Sign Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum

Jul 16 2013

 A museum with an explosive past The core of Minneapolis is St. Anthony Falls, the highest waterfall on the Mississippi River. The city’s explosive growth…

Bay Scallop Tacos at Sea Salt Sea Salt

Sea Salt

Jul 16 2013

Location, location, location…and damn good seafood As dedicated readers of this blog know, we like to do our sightseeing on full stomachs. So before we…

Minnehaha Falls Minnehaha Falls

Minnehaha Falls

Jul 15 2013

An wildly urban waterfall Minneapolis is a unlike any other large city we’ve ever visited. It’s a city that truly loves nature and integrates it…

Passing Winter - Yayoi Kasuma | Walker Art Center Walker Art Center

Walker Art Center

Jul 13 2013

A Bonanza of Contemporary Art One of the charms of the Walker Art Center is that you never know what you’ll see there. The exhibits…

Glam Doll in Minneapolis Glam Doll Donuts

Glam Doll Donuts

Jul 13 2013

Putting the va-va-voom into donuts Donuts are usually a humble affair, perceived as low-brow breakfast fare for the working classes. You got your cream-filled, you…

Standing Glass Fish, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Formal Garden Meets Contemporary Sculpture The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is perhaps most famous for its iconic fountain/statue Spoonbridge and Cherry , but this 11-acre garden…

The Hotel Minneapolis Lobby The Hotel Minneapolis

The Hotel Minneapolis

Jul 11 2013

The perfect base for exploring the city The Hotel Minneapolis is smack-dab in the middle of downtown, just blocks from the Mississippi River and close…

Nice Ride Nice Ride

Nice Ride

Jul 10 2013

Bike Sharing in the Twin Cities is Easy Minneapolis is one of the most bike friendly cities in the world. There are over 85 miles…

Bad Weather Brewing Company

Forecast: Good Beer Ahead Minnesota is known for its variable weather. The summers are hotter, the winters are colder; spring erupts in a fury of…