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…

Northeast by Rail: Fall Foliage Trip (Itinerary)

If you’re curious what three weeks of traveling by train looks like–or if you just want to follow along on my journey–below is the itinerary for my fall foliage trip of the northeast by train. In West Virginia, I’ll see “gently rolling horse country, the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, the Shenandoah Valley, and the…

Black & White Photo Challenge – Tracks & Trains

It’s “all aboard!” for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge which this week is all about tracks & trains. I used to love train rides when I was a kid, especially traveling down from London to Kent to visit my grandparents. Nowadays I rarely take the train except to go downtown. It’s much more economical […]…

Notes from the Train: The Good, the Bad, the Glorious

Trips are rarely all good or all bad; yet, it’s the blending of these moments that creates a journey. Below are a few notes on the good, the glorious, and the not-so-good (seeing a derailed train, dragging luggage through a blizzard) during my trip through Colorado by rail. March 6: Arrival at Winter Park Arrived…