August 2015

Exploring Chicago’s Architecture by River Tour

August 31, 2015

Chicago is one of our favorite weekend getaway destinations. In the city of skyscrapers, we’ve always wanted to take an architecture tour. On a hot August weekend, we easily decided a tour by boat on the river was the “coolest” way to learn more about Chicago’s architecture. Our tour began from Navy Pier, departing near the […]

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A Look Inside the Wit Hotel, Chicago

August 28, 2015

In honor of the start of another weekend, here is a look inside on of our favorite weekend getaway hotels, the Wit by Doubletree in downtown Chicago. The Wit hotel is building with the yellow arrow in the upper left-hand corner of the photo above. We love the hotel’s convenient location on Chicago’s State Street, […]

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A Walk Around Bar Harbor, Maine via a Cruise Ship Visit

August 26, 2015

On July 3rd we visited Bar Harbor, Maine during a 7-Day Canada and New England cruise on Holland America’s ms Maasdam. As soon as we arrived into the pier via the tenders (Bar Harbor is a tender port for all cruise ships), we headed to the shore path. The path is located just to the […]

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Planning to Visit Alaska? Here are 27 Tips to Help You Have a Better Trip

August 25, 2015

President Obama will visit Alaska next week. He is scheduled to visit Anchorage on Monday, Aug. 31, to speak at a State Department conference, called GLACIER, on the future of the Arctic and Arctic politics, followed by planned visits to Seward, Dillingham and Kotzebue, Alaska. Are you planning a trip to visit Alaska? If Alaska is on […]

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