Road Trip Revelations

Road trips are like the slow-mo-video of travel experiences. Rollerbag Mom points in the direction we were headed: San Diego!Ain’t she sweet? Photo by Charish Badzinski. You pile your personal items into a car, pack a cache of road snacks and drinks, squeeze yourself in between and among others, flip open your road atlas and pluck … More Road Trip Revelations

Travel Photo of the Week: Write Your Own Caption!

This little guy insisted on having his photo taken. Millenium Park, Chicago, Illinois.Photo by Charish Badzinski. Here’s your Random Travel Photo of the week, and your chance to Be The Micro-Blogger! This photo was snapped on a hot day in Chicago, Illinois at Millennium Park. Write your own caption for this image. The winner gets … More Travel Photo of the Week: Write Your Own Caption!

Destination: White Sands National Monument, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Welcome to White Sands National Monument. Photo by Charish Badzinski. This winter has been relatively snow-free for much of the United States. For those of you who missed the white stuff this year, but didn’t miss the cold, head to White Sands National Monument. Located near Alamogordo, New Mexico, the white gypsum sand dunes around White … More Destination: White Sands National Monument, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Random Travel Photo: Pueblo Hotel and Apartments

Here’s your Random Travel Photo of the Week. There’s something poetic about the decay and perseverance of old signs. Often they linger even long after the buildings they represent have been razed. I like to think of it as “the beautiful decay.” Pueblo Hotel and Apartments, Tucson, Arizona.Photo by Charish Badzinski.  What do you consider … More Random Travel Photo: Pueblo Hotel and Apartments

Cossetta Italian Market & Pizzeria St. Paul: A Must-See for Foodies

The view from the upstairs seating area at Cossetta Italian Market & Pizzeria. Cossetta does brisk business, indeed. Photo by Charish Badzinski. Whenever you find yourself wandering around in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, near Kellogg Boulevard and 7th Street, be sure to stop in to Cossetta Italian Market & Pizzeria. You may have to stand in … More Cossetta Italian Market & Pizzeria St. Paul: A Must-See for Foodies