March 2013

Photo Friday: Going the Distance at Olympia, Greece

March 29, 2013

If you visit the city of Olympia, Greece, you can put your feet on the starting lines in the stadium where the original Olympics were held beginning in 776 BC. The Ancient Greeks honored the god Zeus with athletic competitions held every four years. These competitions — called the Olympics — were contests between Greek-speaking […]

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5 Fun Finds While Visiting Chicago

March 29, 2013

We spent last weekend in Chicago — one of our favorite cities for a quick weekend getaway. While it’s tough to skip our long-time favorites, it’s always fun to make a few new discoveries. 5 Fun Eating, Drinking, Shopping and Sleeping Finds While Visiting Chicago 1. Discovering Delicious Thin-Crust Pizza   Yelp led us to […]

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How to Take a Cruise With Your Furry Four-legged Friends

March 27, 2013

This post is by Danielle Smith, an agricultural communications student at the University of Arkansas. As an overprotective pet parent I am always trying to find ways to bring my four-legged “children” with me on vacations or trips.  I just hate the thought of leaving my pets in a kennel for a week or worse with […]

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A Peek Inside the Conrad Chicago

March 25, 2013

Since we’ve immensely enjoyed our stays at the Conrad Hotels in Bali and the Maldives, we decided to try one closer to home.  Last weekend we stayed at the Conrad Chicago. Here’s a quick look at what we experienced. While the lobby sign featured mountains and a chalet, the Conrad is located on Chicago’s Magnificent […]

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