A brief taste of the Twin Cities in Minnesota, plus a surprise encounter. I had a great time experiencing Minneapolis and St. Paul!
Archive for ‘Travel’
I’ll admit I’m just a low-key explorer! Just recently completed the 2 week Italy series. Most of the posts below are related to that trip! I will go back and delve into other locations such as Niagara Falls, Wisconsin/Minnesota, Alaskan Cruise, San Francisco/Bay Area, Caribbean Cruise, Local New England Attractions and more…!
Wisconsin to Minnesota (Twin Cities) Fall & Winter Guide
A brief overview of my first time visiting Wisconsin and the Twin Cities (Minneapolis / St. Paul)! Check the other posts with more detail about each of the different locations.
Indoor ☕ New England Winter Ideas
Spending time outdoors in the winter may not be everyone’s cup of tea. I present to you a list of INDOOR activities you can try to still have an eventful time in New England specifically!
Ice Castles New Hampshire Guide & Pro Tips
Enter this man-made winter wonderland in New Hampshire! Explore and play through the Ice Castles of Lincoln, NH with my detailed guide and pro tips!
Christmas in Newport: Marble House Mansion & Dining Guide
Who wouldn’t love having enough wealth to build “summer cottage” in Newport, RI? Take a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle by visiting Marble House all decorated for Christmas! Then stop downtown for a delicious dinner and explores the city lights.
Niagara Falls Winter & Midsadventures!
Treacherous 6 part journey to Niagara Falls in the winter with multiple dangerous moments.
Gate 1 Travel – 14 Day Italy Review
Extremely detailed review of the Gate 1 Travel 14 Day Italy trip with full cost break down, add-on excursions and hidden costs.
Vatican Last Stop! (Day 13)
Our visit was quite the mixed blessing. We stopped by Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Peter’s Square and of course the gift shop before parting ways with our fellow travelers.
Rome Guide & Hotel Misadventures (Days 11-14)
Usually business responses are appreciated, however Romanico Palace deserves the undistinguished title of “beyond redemption”. We made the best of a terrible situation and enjoyed our time in Rome! We still had an amazing time enjoying the city itself rich in history and entertainment.
Ancient Pompeii Ruins (Day 11)
Explore the ruins of Pompeii in the extremely well preserved town! I lived out my middle/high school Latin coursework and visited the site of the Mount Vesuvius volcanic eruption.
Anacapri & Capri (Day 10)
Continuing cliffhanger from Amalfi where Dana lost his hat. We found so many treasures in Capri and more amazing “Mamma Mia” views. In retrospect I should have generously applied the SPF! We enjoyed a relaxing ride up the Monte Solaro chair lift for spectacular views and a boat tour of the harbor.
Amalfi & Giant Lemons (Day 9)
Our favorite destination on my first Italy trip! Find out more about the iconic giant lemons and unforgettable moments. Can’t wait to revisit already.