St. Louis to Kansas City on the Amtrak Missouri River Runner

Here’s what you need to know about the Amtrak Missouri River Runner train from St. Louis to Kansas City, plus my personal experiences. … I’ve been in love with the idea of train travel for a long time now, but I still haven’t traveled by train all that much. I imagine riding the rails across… Continue reading St. Louis to Kansas City on the Amtrak Missouri River Runner

Stay in this Minimalist Midtown Studio Airbnb in Kansas City

On my most recent visit to Kansas City, Missouri, I stayed in an AirBnB in Midtown. This cozy studio apartment exemplifies exactly why I love AirBnBs so much: affordable pricing, unique design, and an overall home-y feeling. The studio apartment is connected to the back of an historic home in the Volker neighborhood. There is… Continue reading Stay in this Minimalist Midtown Studio Airbnb in Kansas City

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art // Kansas City, Missouri

I’ve been to a lot of museums. Every city I visit includes a trip to the local art museum(s). Besides the fact that museums are often free (a definite plus for a budget traveler like myself), I really enjoy the peace and quiet you find there. And of course, I love looking at the art.… Continue reading Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art // Kansas City, Missouri

48 Hours in Kansas City: My Weekend KC Itinerary

This is less of a how to spend 48 hours in Kansas City and more of how I spent 48 hours in Kansas City. I didn’t want to just post a photo diary without any recommendations, but I’m also not ready to post a full city guide yet. I know I’ll return to Kansas City… Continue reading 48 Hours in Kansas City: My Weekend KC Itinerary