I say it all the time, but for being a country I wouldn’t consider very different from America, Australia is still VERY different. One big difference I wanted to introduce Pat to while in the Midwest was shopping at giant warehouse style stores, like Super Walmart!
Can you believe Walmart doesn’t exist Down Under?… Read more
In both Los Angeles and Chicago when Pat and I met up with local travelers and bloggers, we were asked often where we were staying. When we told them we were at a local hostel, just about everyone commented that they never even realized there were hostels in their city. It’s true. I never really thought… Read more
We spent the first few days of our American holiday on the colder end of the spectrum, which was a little more than disappointing after expecting to be hit with summer rays. Chicago, on the other hand, brought the heat, and that brought us to the streets for some sightseeing.
Pat and… Read more
Since my home town is just a 3 hour drive south of Chicago, I have been to Chi-town a few times in the past, making stops at the big malls, the House of Blues and the Field Museum (which always makes me start singing “If It Makes You Happy” by Sheryl Crow). But, I… Read more