A brilliant Sunday morning outside the Briarwood Mall enjoying all sorts of bugs and microbus at the Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival.
We set off on a West Michigan beer tour in search of new beer horizons while visiting with a few old friends along the way.
We gathered our family bubble members for a mini winter beer run to support a few Michigan brewers and enjoy great Michigan beer.
Our Northern Michigan Fall color tour itinerary is a menu of colorful options. How you arrange the order of the various hikes, landmarks, and UP delights is your choice.
Besides being fun to say, Ishpeming makes for a fantastic launchpad for your next adventure in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
You may want to call it Fayetteville, but it is really Fayette Historic State Park located on the shores of Big Bay De Noc in Lake Michigan.
Five days searching for Bill Murray in Charleston, South Carolina produced not a single sighting but we made new friends, ate AMAZING food, learned a bit of history, and secured a list of the best dive bars!
We took a deep dive into Milford Sound in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park on an overnight cruise with Real Journeys.
“How was the food in New Zealand?” We get that question a lot about our New Zealand trip. What they should be asking is, “Do their windows have screens?”
Our Porcupine Mountains Artist-in-Residence Program application is in the mail. Fingers crossed they select us! If you’ve got any voodoo magic skills and can cast a spell to help the panel select us, we wouldn’t stop you.
At Te Puia in Rotorua, we experience the vibrant living land and the native peoples who call this place their home in New Zealand
I won’t forget our journey down New Zealand’s Forgotten World Highway. Also known as Highway 43, it is considered one of the most dangerous roads in New Zealand
Hiking in New Zealand is a life affirming event and we made sure we latched on to a life well lived with these easy jaunts in both the North and South islands.
Do I have suggestions for a 5-day trip to Michigan’s UP? Yes, I do! I love Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and pounced on every opportunity to promote it.
The New Zealand Heli-Hike on the Fox Glacier is awesome. Do it. You won’t regret. The safety meeting before the helicopter ride had a few shockers.
The 2019 Michigan Summer Beer Festival on July 26-27, in Ypsilanti, featured more than 150 Michigan breweries. We caught the fun in the pictures posted in our galleries and taped a few interviews where we asked if there was any exciting news they’d like to share.