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Nature’s Highways – National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

There were certain attractions that were "must sees" during our visit to Dubuque, Iowa. Being Iowa's first city, it is no surprise that there is a river nearby. Of course, this isn't just any river. Visiting the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium promised to be an adventure on a [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Dubuque, Iowa, Midwest|2 Comments

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument – Digging The Past

When we planned our visit to Amarillo, there was an unusual stop that we wanted to catch, that lies north of the city. The Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is the only park in Texas dedicated to preserving the quarries of the native peoples. The admission to the park is [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Amarillo, Destinations, Southwest, Texas|0 Comments

Saint Louis Style Pizza In Kansas City – Leo’s Pizza

It never ceases to amaze us, that one specific dish can have so many variations. A prime example of this is pizza. We are sure that images of various versions of this Italian delicacy are floating through your mind. Not only are there a myriad of ingredient combinations, but these [...]

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Decent Dining - $$, Kansas City, KC Dining|4 Comments

Family Tradition At Vinny Vanucchi’s Little Italy

When we are developing an itinerary for a new destination, picking our dining locations is especially important. I got my blogging start by hosting a local restaurant site for five years. When we expanded to our travel blog, it was important that we maintained our roots. Fortunately, locating interesting restaurants [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Dubuque, Iowa, Midwest|4 Comments

Calling Kansas Explorers – Check Out Little Sweden USA

Too many travelers find Kansas to be just another "fly-over" state. To us, that term also refers to those that just cruise along I-70 on their way to some other place. What many of them do not realize is that by getting off of the interstate, they have an opportunity [...]

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Kansas, Lindsborg, Midwest|8 Comments

Sunday Funday – Brunch At Pig & Finch

Our main travel season runs from late Spring through early Fall. This leaves us four or five months to visit places closer to our hometown. Kansas City is filled with so many great options for entertainment and dining. Lately, we have found ourselves on a bit of a brunch cycle, [...]

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Decent Dining - $$, Kansas City, KC Dining|0 Comments
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Welcome to Our Changing Lives, a travel blog geared towards everyday travelers seeking cultural experiences. While many travel blogs showcase destinations around the globe, we focus on one continent. This allows us to concentrate on having in-depth visits, which allow us to immerse ourselves in the local culture. We are Jeff and Crystal and we appreciate that you have taken time to check out our website. You will find that the majority of our content is focused on family friendly destinations that will be enjoyable for all ages. We hope it gives you some great ideas for your own trips. Thanks!

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