The Windy City. We hadn’t been to Chicago in a long time. The first time we went, it was for our first wedding anniversary. It made sense to visit for our 11th anniversary in December. It’s a great weekend trip from Columbus. If you’ve never visited, you should consider a trip soon.
Road-tripping through the former Yugoslavia (aka the Balkans, aka the coast of the Adriatic, aka eastern Europe) was an incredible experience. There are so many sights to see, and cultures to explore, and of course you can’t see it all. This is what we did, how we did it and what we saw.
Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes and the world’s largest freshwater lake. It is moody, strong and deep. It’s cold, but clear. It’s deep, but clean. It looks different throughout the day and at different vantage points. It’s mysterious and rocky. It is something you want to see.
When I told people I was going to Orlando, they replied, “Going to Disney?” Disney has swallowed up this area so much so that many people don’t even know the amazing, hidden gems that are here. We flew into Orlando and explored the gorgeous region of Ocala, and I am so excited to tell you…
Charleston, West Virginia’s unofficial motto is “Hip, Historic, Almost heaven.” I was skeptical about this claim, but after spending a beautiful fall weekend there, I can confidently say it’s definitely hip and historic. As far as it being “almost heaven”, I’ll leave that up to you!