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Blurring The Line – Guy Fieri’s Dive & Taco Joint

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 [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Decent Dining - $$, Kansas City, KC Dining|0 Comments

Industrial Chic – Inspire Cafe

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, [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Dubuque, Iowa, Midwest|0 Comments

Discover Hidden Flavor – Queen Sweets Bakery

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 [...]

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Decent Dining - $$, Kansas City, KC Dining|0 Comments

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|4 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|6 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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