Archive for the category "travel"
During our trip to Iowa this time around we made it to the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville. Tour bus loads of baseball teams, families on picnic blankets, and old friends playing a round of catch all flock to this site made famous by Hollywood. Although it was the first time I felt […]
It’s hard to describe the beauty of the rolling hills covered in hundreds of hues of green that smell of freshly cut grass and sweetcorn here in Iowa. I wasn’t able to snap photos of every piece of scenery but heading from the freeway the asphalt gives way to limestone concrete that covers dusty yellow […]
John and I are still over in Iowa, enjoying a quick day trip to Iowa City. We’ve been on the go quite a bit during this trip but it’s all been good times with friends and family. The other day John’s brother’s family took us over to the historic town of Galena, Illinois. Along the […]
Monday turned out to be far more productive than anyone thought given the previous day’s festivities on the Fourth of July. We hopped in the car and headed East into Dubuque for lunch at the Dubuque Star Brewery. Located along the Mississippi and heavily populated by mayflies (aka fishflies) the old brick building that once […]
Yesterday I experienced my first Fourth of July in Iowa. The skies teased with raindrops every few minutes but luckily by noon, when the parade began, the sun had peeked its way through the grey blanket of clouds above. We sat along the side of the road in John‘s hometown as other families with tarps, […]
When in New York last month, Keira and I stayed at the Distrikt Hotel between Hell’s Kitchen and the Theatre District. Keira originally found the hotel listed online through Expedia and watched customer reviews pour in since its launch earlier in 2010. Scanning Yelp consistently and seeing that the price was right (packaged with our […]
Although there are many places to explore and discover on Vancouver Island, none is more widely known than our Province’s capital, Victoria. Continuing the Top Five series, here are some of my favourite things about traveling to Victoria. As usual, I list a few more than five things but I’ve limited the content to five […]