Explore Holland, Michigan: The perfect family vacation

One of my favorite getaways is Western Michigan. My family has history in the State, dating back to when my great-grandparents lived in Traverse City. Now, we’ve made our own memories all across Pure Michigan. Recently, my wife and I took a babymoon to Holland. This is the perfect spot for a 4-7 day vacation.Continue reading “Explore Holland, Michigan: The perfect family vacation”

The tequila-infused seltzer ready to transport you to the beach

Spring’s here, folks. And that means it’s time to figure out what drinks we’ll be indulging in this summer. I’ve dabbled in the seltzer world a bit. Some are very weak and have no flavor. Others hit the spot on a hot summer day. So here’s one to add to your repertoire. “Mexi.” It’s aContinue reading “The tequila-infused seltzer ready to transport you to the beach”

Beloved Playa Mujeres: Paradise is waiting

My new favorite trip of all time came in the form of my honeymoon. Not only was it a joyful occasion getting to celebrate my wife and I’s marriage, but we sure got spoiled in Cancun, Mexico at the Beloved Playa Mujeres. Beloved is part of the Excellence Collection, which has resorts all over MexicoContinue reading “Beloved Playa Mujeres: Paradise is waiting”

Visit the beautiful, quiet town of Cuchara, Colorado

Nestled in one of the southernmost counties of Colorado lays the town of Cuchara. With just a few hundred people who actually live there, the town thrives off tourism and the beautiful nature all around it. My family has come to Cuchara for generations. My father tells me stories about when his parents would takeContinue reading “Visit the beautiful, quiet town of Cuchara, Colorado”

The magic of Estes Park, why you need to travel here

It’s one of those “get to know you” questions. “Beaches or mountains?” My answer is “both.” While I love the beaches of Florida and South Carolina, that’s nothing like being in the mountains of Colorado. Specifically, Estes Park. As a kid, my family and I traveled to Estes Park fairly often. We’d all pack upContinue reading “The magic of Estes Park, why you need to travel here”

Why St. Louis is not a ‘dying city’

Too many times I’ve heard people tell me “St. Louis is a dying city.” Nearly every time it’s by people who have never even been there, or who have only passed through. So I want you to hear it from someone born and raised in STL of what the city has to offer. Historic Sports:Continue reading “Why St. Louis is not a ‘dying city’”

Top things to do in Chillicothe this weekend

If you’re sick and tired of the cold weather, and last week’s snow storm had you begging for spring, let’s list out a couple of the top things to do in Chillicothe this weekend. First, you’ve got the Eagle Watch Breakfast. Chillicothe leaders have been working to revitalize eagle watching by the Illinois River. OneContinue reading “Top things to do in Chillicothe this weekend”

Spend a day in beautiful Roatan, Honduras

5 years later and I’m still thinking about Roatan, Honduras. From private beach, to snorkeling in a coral reef, to tasting iguana! Roatan was a day I was looking forward to, but I didn’t realize it would have made this kind of impact. I was glad to write an article for Mike Wittry, the RoatanContinue reading “Spend a day in beautiful Roatan, Honduras”