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Kansas City has slowly, but surely become a haven for Mexican cuisine. From the small Mom & Pop street taco shops of KCK, to the larger chain restaurants scattered throughout the metro. It seems that finding a taco vendor is just about as easy as locating barbecue. When Guy Fieri [...]
Staying in the downtown districts of cities we visit offer us plenty of chances to explore. Each destination has its own flavor and character. Often, we find nearby neighborhoods that are within walking distance, but offer a completely different taste of the city. This was certainly the case in Dubuque, [...]
Don't you like it when you find a hometown connection when visiting a new destination? This is exactly what happened to us, during our stay in Amarillo, Texas, but we will talk about that in a minute. Part of our focus, on this trip, was finding stops that are perfect [...]
To this day, we are amazed at the number of hidden gems that we find spread around the Kansas City metro. There are so many alcoves and pockets dotting the landscape. Thank goodness for Google Maps, since finding places in the pre-computer age was much more difficult. Of course, there [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]