Mauhaus Cat Café & Lounge // St. Louis, Missouri

If cats and cafes are two of your favorite things, then St. Louis’ Mauhaus Cat Cafe and Lounge should definitely be at the top of your to-do list! … As someone who loves both cats and coffee, it should come as no surprise that I’ve been keeping an eye on the cat cafe phenomenon since… Continue reading Mauhaus Cat Café & Lounge // St. Louis, Missouri

Caffeine Crawl: Visiting 6 Coffee Shops in St. Louis, Missouri

You know how most travelers don’t seem to explore their hometowns as much as they explore the rest of the world? Well, I’m guilty of that too. St. Louis, Missouri is my home, the place where I grew up, and the place where I reside between travels. While I do know the city pretty well… Continue reading Caffeine Crawl: Visiting 6 Coffee Shops in St. Louis, Missouri

Freehand Hotel Chicago

Looking for a cool, affordable, and stylish place to stay in Chicago’s River North Neighborhood? Read on to get my full review of the Freehand Hotel Chicago! … After visiting Chicago last September, I knew this was a city I’d be visiting again and again. Not just for my own enjoyment, but to thoroughly explore… Continue reading Freehand Hotel Chicago

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

24 Hour Guide to Chicago (on a Budget)

24 hours in Chicago isn’t much, but it’s enough to see some of the top spots in the Loop. This 1 day guide to Chicago on a budget is perfect for first time visitors who don’t want to spend a lot of money! … Chicago is a BIG city. There are over 70 distinct neighborhoods… Continue reading 24 Hour Guide to Chicago (on a Budget)

Laumeier Sculpture Park // St. Louis, Missouri

Explore the Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis, Missouri. This gorgeous sculpture garden is one of the best free things to do in St. Louis! … The Laumeier Sculpture Park is basically an outdoor art museum, which is the perfect combination for me. Not only do you get to see really cool works of art… Continue reading Laumeier Sculpture Park // St. Louis, Missouri

Missouri Botanical Garden // St. Louis, Missouri

The Missouri Botanical Gardens is one of the top attractions in St. Louis, Missouri. It’s absolutely beautiful and well worth the visit. Here’s what you need to know. … The Missouri Botanical Garden is one of my favorite attractions in St. Louis. The gardens are all so well done, there’s a large variety of environments,… Continue reading Missouri Botanical Garden // St. Louis, Missouri

22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis

There are so many fun and free things to do in St. Louis, Missouri. Here are 22 of the best things to do, according to a local (aka me). … There are tons of reasons to visit the Midwestern city of St. Louis, Missouri. There’s art, there’s music, there’s beer, there’s food, there’s sports…whatever it… Continue reading 22 Best Free Things to Do in St. Louis