Visiting the Hostess City of the South
Living in the Midwest, it’s always interesting to venture to the East Coast and experience a city steeped in history that stretches back to colonial times. While adventurous frontiersmen pushed west, establishing rustic trading posts in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 22, 2020 in Travel
One-tank getaway: The Doghouse Hotel and Brewery
Welcome to the world's first brewery hotel, located right outside of Columbus, Ohio.
Dubbed the "hoppiest place on earth," Doghouse Hotel and Brewery boasts 32 beer-themed rooms on its 42-acre complex. Indulge the ultimate beer-lovers dream: sleep ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 2, 2019 in Travel
One-tank getaway: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
Looking for a fun and easy getaway with the kids this summer? Named one of the top 10 zoos in the country by TripAdvisor, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is just a 2.5-hour drive up I-69 from Indy and offers a day of fun for the entire family in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 24, 2018 in Travel
One-tank getaway: Story, Indiana
As you cruise west along Indiana State Road 135, taking in the rolling hills of Brown County and the occasional farm house, you suddenly seemingly cross an invisible line that jumps you back in time to the mid-1800s. You’ve arrived at the ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 29, 2016 in Travel
Olive oil tasting tours around the world
Inhale the aromas of some of the world’s finest olive oils, and explore the varying tastes of different regions and the olives that are so deeply ingrained in so many exotic cultures worldwide. The use of olive oil began in 6000 BC and is used ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on April 30, 2016 in Travel