Summerfest With a Side of Milwaukee

Largest music festival in the world

  Every time I mention going to Summerfest to anyone from the Midwest, I get an overwhelming positive response.  Since 1966 it has been a highly anticipated annual festival for music lovers living in or near Wisconsin.  This Milwaukee rite of passage is actually an affordable and fun travel destination for the rest of us too. What I […]

The Other Mardi Gras – Lake Charles, LA – Stuff to Do

Lake Charles FAT TUESDAY 026

So often it’s only the obvious that comes to mind when we think of destination events and in the case of Mardi Gras, it’s New Orleans. New Orleans  is a fantastically wild and fun place any time of the year, but not the type of Mardi Gras destination most people would consider a great low-key […]

The Other Mardi Gras – Lake Charles, LA – Events

Krewe of Illusions

So often it’s only the obvious that comes to mind when we think of destination events and in the case of Mardi Gras, it’s New Orleans. New Orleans  is a fantastically wild and fun place any time of the year, but not the type of Mardi Gras destination most people would consider a great low-key stay or […]