5 Marine Museums in Minnesota Worth a Detour

“Minnesota has more shore line than California”! Christopher Finke hunted down the data verifying the claim used by Explore Minnesota Tourism in a 2011 Ad Campaign. His research shows that yes, Minnesota does have more shoreline than California. So, it is not surprising to find Maritime Museums all around the State. These little gems retrace…

[A royal treatment] a unique way to visit France!

A friend of mine just started a fabulous custom-made intercultural and language experience for individuals in the beautiful region of Touraine France. The Touraine region is known for its castles and wines. In the 15th and 16th centuries the region was the favorite residence of the French kings and is now a popular tourist attraction…

What to do on a gloomy Sunday?

What do you to on a gloomy Sunday after Thanksgiving when shopping and football is not one of your past time? Go on a road trip. We left St. Paul and drove to the lovely town of Stillwater located east on the St. Croix River. We took the Scenic St. Croix River road going north…

Sunrise On Darling Lake

Darling Lake, what a pretty name! The town of Alexandria in Minnesota, where this lake sets, is located half way between Minneapolis, MN and Fargo, ND on I-94. It is a popular place for summer vacations and family winter getaways. That October morning I woke up around 5:00 a.m. The weather was unusually warm for…

Macaroni & Cheese for grown-up

Our household does not follow a regular schedule. Since both of us work in a tourism industry related field, we usually work when other people are off. We celebrate holidays when we can, Thanksgiving sometime in November, and Christmas sometime in January. This is why I am posting this Macaroni and Cheese recipe for grown-up…

Pizza Night Re-Invented

Is there such a thing as healthy pizza? Many people will say no, but I say YES with this recipe using cauliflower. I like cauliflower for its versatility. I’ve used it many times in recipe to replace ingredients that are high in carb. I used the cauliflower in this recipe to replace the pizza crust….