Milwaukee, Wisconsin, visitors have much to choose from. Situated on Lake Michigan, Milwaukee offers the beach, boating, fishing, kayaking, and urban trails. With a population of about 600,000 people, Wisconsin’s largest city also hosts festivals several times a year, brewery tours, art and theater experiences, and museums — great museums. Explore the following four museums on your next visit to Milwaukee.
I appreciate the convenience of traveling by train throughout Europe on many levels. Generally speaking, it is a very reliable. Almost down to the second the train you’re waiting for arrives. If it’s going to be delayed, this is communicated on a platform sign; most of the time (along with the local language) in English. I also don’t have to
Every trip poses a new set of circumstances. How long are you going to be gone? Are you flying? Will you need your passport? What about security? I recently returned from a trip to South Africa. I used my new suitcase which was fantastic. It made it through airline abuse without a scratch. The downside was it was a little
Bo-Kapp is a historic neighborhood in Cape Town, South Africa and a fun area to explore. Originally settled in the 17th and 18th centuries, its streets are lined with colorful houses making it a great place to stroll, take a walking tour or enjoy a Koeksister, a traditional South African pastry that is a cross between donuts and a beignets.
I am not a coffee drinker, so I was literally going along for the ride with my fellow Bella Guatemala Travel tour group as we left Antigua for Café Azoteca Coffee Estate. In business since 1883, our coffee museum guide began the estate tour by explaining coffee production worldwide before telling us about the history and traditions here. Azotea farm
A time capsule from 1861, when construction stopped because of the Civil War, Longwood tells the story of a nation in conflict and a family caught in the middle. The six-story 30,000 square foot octagon mansion was to be the dream home of wealthy planter Haller Nutt, his wife Julia, and their 11 children. Designed by Samuel Sloan of Philadelphia,
A cyclo is three-wheeled bicycle taxi popular in Vietnam and, for an afternoon, my transportation around bustling Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). I was with an Exodus Travels tour group — my family for two weeks last summer. Almost the entire group decided to go on the tour. We were going on an adventure with Cyclo City Tour along main thoroughfares
When choosing a shore excursion I often pick one that will allow me to better understand the country I am visiting. So recently, as a passenger on the Carnival Breeze, I decided to visit Discover Mexico Park while in Cozumel. As it turned out, it was a very good decision. The first area in the museum was a four-screen video
It’s a three hour drive from my home in Henderson, Texas, to the north side of Houston where I had a meeting on a Friday afternoon. I knew I could drive back home on the same day, but I decided to spend the night at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center. I wasn’t disappointed with my decision. The Woodlands (the
The history of Romania during the communist reign of Nicolae Ceausescu is bleak with its unimaginable oppression and violence, but I found hope in the Village Museum in Bucharest on a Viking Cruises excursion. This was the end of my week-long Passages to Eastern Europe cruise; a look at nations rebuilding after being under such tyranny. I met so many