Destination Discoveries

More Than Meets the Eye: 8 Appealing Things in Kirksville, Missouri

July 23, 2014

Why would someone visit, or live, in Kirksville, Missouri? A little city in northern Missouri whose small town atmosphere would seem a less than ideal place to live? A place where visitor’s first reactions may not be impressionable ones? Despite that first appearance on Route 63, the small city of Kirksville may prove to be an oasis […]

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Destination Discovery: Nosy Be, Madagascar

July 16, 2014

We’ve always wanted to visit Nosy Be, an island off the northwest coast of Madagascar. Madagascar is an island-country in the Indian Ocean located off of the southeastern coast of Africa. Nosy Be is a popular port on World Cruises, and is one of our “bucket list” destinations.  We are thrilled to share this guest […]

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10 Amazing Things about Kansas City, Missouri

July 15, 2014

I have lived in Kansas City for the majority of my life—18 years to say the least. During the past four years I have been away at Truman State University, but that does not mean that I don’t have a plethora of memories from growing up there. Since I turned 16 and was let loose on the city scene, […]

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Highlights of a Drive to the Oregon Coast from Portland to Astoria

June 25, 2014

Last summer, we spent the 4th of July on the Oregon Coast, making the drive to from Portland to Tillamook via Highway 6 through the Tillamook State Forest. After passing through the mountains, we started seeing pastures filled with grazing cows. The Oregon coast’s cool, wet climate makes for green nutritious grass that’s perfect for dairy cows. Local farmers have […]

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