Weekend at Hyatt

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. Warning, this is a shorter post. May 28 is my wedding anniversary, and when we went on our honeymoon to Cabo san Lucas last year, we have determined that our anniversary is a trip that only we go on. No tours, just…

To Wake Up In a City That Never Sleeps

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. It was also made possible by my guests who partook of the Rasmussen Travels Tour. Thank you. What does one do when he enjoyed a weekend in Florida, and wanted to spend a week to fully explore an area? Go to New York, of…

Clear skies at Clearwater

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. It was also made possible by my guests who partook of the Rasmussen Travels Tour. Thank you. For the inaugural Custom Rasmussen Travels Tour, the tour group and I went to Clearwater Beach, Florida. There is so much to see and do on the…

Road trip! and tips

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. When travelling as a group within the United States and Canada, it is substantially cheaper to drive to your destination instead of fly. Actually, I rather enjoy the drive. Since you lose a day or two of vacation after spending most of…

“Six by nine. Forty two.”

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. One day, my lovely wife came up to me wanting to try out a bar in Milwaukee called 42 Lounge. We were free that weekend, booked an Airbnb, and drove up almost immediately. That Saturday was a bit rainy, damp, and chilly…

Salt Lake Christmas

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. During Christmas I took a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah. Utah is one the most beautiful states in the Union. I will even make the bold statement that I find it to be the most beautiful state in the Union. Yes,…

Review of the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. While at Grand Cayman, I was able to visit a place that I was very excited to go to: the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. I was able to get a ride, as the park is roughly a 20 miles drive in…

Review of the Kimpton Seafire Hotel

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. Like I previously said, I took a trip to Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. What initially brought me to Grand Cayman, and the official reason for be being there in the first place, was an invitation by Kimpton Hotels to see their new…

Grand Cayman

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. I am a loyal customer of the Kimpton Hotel brand. They are always very nice, the staff is very attentive and hospitable. They have daily wine hours at least at most of their locations, free Wi-Fi for Kimpton Karma members (free to…

Setting the Gold Standard

This post is made possible in part by my Patreon supporters. Thank you. I grew up in a small Central Illinois town called Pontiac. At the time, there was not much to do. Since I was in middle school, the town has been growing its tourist department, especially based on Route 66┬átravelling. There is actually…