Things to Do in Minneapolis and Saint Paul

Things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Summer or Winter; walk or skate the lakes; book some theater tickets; find free museums and plenty to do with kids. Locals want visitors to experience the outdoors and find fun things to do.

By |2018-11-19T00:03:12+00:00November 15, 2018|Categories: North America, United States|Tags: , |20 Comments

2017: The Year in Photos

The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]

How to Visit Minneapolis: Stay Downtown

The birthplace of Minneapolis on the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls is also the best place to take a walk or bike. This view is from the Mill City Museum. A couple [...]

By |2018-08-24T08:49:15+00:00September 21, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |10 Comments

Visiting Our Art: Home at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Grainne through a window in the Frank Lloyd Wright room What we love to do when we travel–visit museums–we often forget to do here in our former home, Minneapolis (Minnesota). Sure, we were [...]

By |2014-02-23T10:16:45+00:00February 23, 2014|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Why I’ll Never Get Invited on a British Airways Junket

When Kris and I got off the British Airways plane from Heathrow in Chicago, I looked at her, and before I could say anything, she offered, "That was probably the worst flight of my life." I didn't reply, "Yeah, I was hoping we'd crash into the sea so it would all be over." But I thought of it.

By |2015-01-09T05:20:41+00:00December 1, 2011|Categories: Our Travel Life|Tags: |9 Comments