Harvest Moon Drive in Movie Theater

With Summer fast approaching, it is time to start listing favorite places to spend those precious warm days and nights, especially if you’re a midwesterner like me. Today, I want to talk about one of my favorites: Harvest Moon Drive in Theater in Gibson City, Illinois.  Continue reading “Harvest Moon Drive in Movie Theater”


Fleur Garden, Rome, Italy

Feeling a little overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle of city life? A nice, not to mention free, way to escape some of the feelings of the city is to visit your local gardener and/or florist. In gardens and nurseries, the atmosphere is almost always peaceful and quiet. The Fleur Garden, in the Trastevere neighborhood of Rome, is no exception. Continue reading “Fleur Garden, Rome, Italy”

Tips on Taking the Best Pictures of the Eiffel Tower

If you’re going to Paris, whether it’s your first time or you’re a returning visitor, you will most likely want to get some pictures of and/or with the Eiffel Tower. While many people have great selfies with the Eiffel Tower right behind them, there is another approach to taking these pictures so that you are able to get scenic pictures of the entire tower, while also being close enough to the tower to walk up and take any tour or climb the steps, if that’s part of your plan, too.  Continue reading “Tips on Taking the Best Pictures of the Eiffel Tower”

Muir Beach & Muir Beach Overlook, CA

If you’re on the West Coast (whether you’re visiting or you live there), I would recommend a day trip of driving along the coast. Now, this particular activity may not be the cheapest, especially if you’re a traveler who would need to rent a car, but there are ways to try and offset the cost of this. And, if you are a local or a traveler who brought their car, this should be a bit easier.

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University of Illinois Arboretum–Urbana, IL

Sometimes we can forget the beauty that is in our backyard when we’re planning, reminiscing, or dreaming of traveling to other places. In almost every place that is someone’s home, there are travels to be had that don’t require much actual travel. I had that experience today when I revisited University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana’s Arboretum.  Continue reading “University of Illinois Arboretum–Urbana, IL”

City Overview: Champaign-Urbana

Following the theme of our latest post, today’s post is on another pair of twin-cities that are well worth your time and space on your travel bucket list. Champaign-Urbana is located in East Central Illinois and is best known for being the campus town of University of Illinois. However, these towns have much more to offer outside of university involvement.

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City Overview: Saugatuck & Douglas, Michigan

Michigan is a popular place for tourists, especially in the Midwest. The state offers a lot of greenery and many fresh water beaches for Midwesterners who are looking for a vacation not too far from home. One gem of Michigan, which ranges from completely unknown to some and very well-known to others, is the twin city duo of Saugatuck and Douglas. Located right off of Lake Michigan’s eastern coast, these small cities have much to boast about, no matter what kind of traveler and vacationer you are.  Continue reading “City Overview: Saugatuck & Douglas, Michigan”

Music Box Theater, Chicago, IL

For movie lovers, like myself, finding an old movie theater is a never-ending adventure. The Music Box Theater in Chicago is no exception here. Specializing in cult, independent, and classic films, Music Box Theater draws many different people, all with one love or interest: a unique movie-going experience. Continue reading “Music Box Theater, Chicago, IL”