Travel Guide | The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary

What to do in a city that has it all? Make sure you see the best of Kansas City! Kansas City is known for top cuisines (and not just barbecue), a bounty of fountains, craft breweries, major league sports teams, jazz music, trains, cutting-edge theater, and art galleries. This guide takes you on a three-day journey to experience…

Beginnings

One year ago today I got on the Southwest Chief train to New Mexico. Feeling nostalgic because I learned a lot of lessons that trip. Plus it’ll always be my first… I was scared silly and it shows in this picture I took just before the train departed. It’s ironic that today I’m making arrangements…

Train Travel: It’s All About The Journey

Life on the train is sleepy; it’s a casual pace that allows for reflection and connection to others. This leisurely pace provides a luxury I rarely enjoy–my biggest choice being whether I lay curled in my seat, gazing out the window, or go to the observation car and meet other travelers. I enjoy both options, but…

Learning Acceptance

I learned a big lesson about acceptance and not judging someone by appearances. Last week on my way home from Chicago to Kansas City, I was tickled at first because it appeared I would have both seats to myself on the train. Having both seats to stretch out on is a rare luxury, and after…