Nassau

Nassau

Nassau   Nassau is a gorgeous island with crystal clear turquoise water.   However, there are much nicer islands in the Bahamas and nearby Caribbean that call to the Wesley’s.  Nassau is a great place to spend a day soaking up the rays, exploring large hotels, or...
Chicago Motor Club

Chicago Motor Club

The Chicago Motor Club was once an office building used to test and rate automobiles for consumers.  Like the Consumer Report for AAA.  Today the Motor Club has been purchased and transformed ($41 million) by Hampton Inn hotel. They have done a fantastic job restoring...
Whitewater Falls

Whitewater Falls

Reading other travel blogs is an important part of my day.  Earlier this year I saw an article about the top twentyfive US waterfalls.  I was familiar with most but a few caught my eye.  I have an online Google map where I mark places I’d like to visit so I...
Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain Buckingham Fountain, one of the largest in the world, was built in the early 1900s and was inspired by the fountains of Versailles. The fountain is said to represent Lake Michigan itself and the states that surround it. Every hour the fountain...
Hill Aerospace Museum

Hill Aerospace Museum

Hill Air Force Base Museum Are you looking for something to do to entertain the kids in the Salt Lake area this weekend?  The Hill Aerospace Museum is a great place to go!  It’s entertaining for kids as well as for adults.  It’s just minutes south of Ogden.  Often, we...
Steves Marina

Steves Marina

It’s hard to find quality seafood in a landlocked state.  So, every time we have the opportunity to visit the Deep South, there is an immediate need to have seafood.   Over the summer, we had the chance to spend some time traveling the Gulf Coast.  We were...
Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful is pretty spectacular- even to the six year old. 🙂 We recently had the opportunity to visit Old Faithful and loved every minute of it. There are usually a lot of crowds surrounding the boardwalk but there was hardly anyone...
6th Street Austin

6th Street Austin

Over the years I’ve had heard a lot about Austin, Texas but had never had a chance to visit until recently. Sitting between Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, Austin has been kind of an in-between city that has had to work hard over the last 60 years to compete with...
Messob Ethiopian Restaurant

Messob Ethiopian Restaurant

Messob.com While visiting LA I was able to see a childhood buddy of mine named Seth.  One evening he asked, “What would you like for dinner tonight?”  I responded with, “I dunno, something different!?!” Seth asked me if I had any issues eating food with my hands, sans...