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Happy Birthday Yosemite!

150 years of natural beauty On June 30, 1864, President Lincoln signed a land grant to protect the Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove. It was the first…

LHotel Montreal

LHotel Montreal

May 14 2014

A boutique hotel filled with pop art in Old Montreal One of the first things you notice about Montreal is the art. Sculptures dot public…

Batti Batti Friggitoria

Fried Seafood and Veggies in Vernazza If you are visiting Cinque Terre and  you love fried food (and let’s face it, who doesn’t), then a…

Red Rooster Cafe Sign Photo Friday: Red Rooster Cafe

The Red Rooster Cafe serves up Cornish classics in beautiful Mineral Point, WI.

Preserve Toothbrush Gear Review: Preserve Toothbrush

A green travel toothbrush for your dopp kit Let’s face it, traveling can be tough. Airport delays can leave you stranded at O’Hare for a…

Trempealeau, Perrot State Park Photo Friday: Trempealeau, Wisconsin

Perrot State Park The Mississippi River is one of the most breathtaking sights in America, and we’d venture to say that it’s prettiest point is…

Parfrey's Glen Photo Friday: Parfrey’s Glen

Parfrey’s Glen in Devil’s Lake State Park.

Gear Review: Sunglasses

Nice Sunglasses vs Cheap Sunglasses: A Tale of Two Theories Ray-Ban Wayfarers are perhaps the most perfect sunglasses ever designed * . They’re classic, comfortable,…

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…