Tips And Things To Do In Wisconsin Dells For Adults!

I spend all week working with children so not being funny, during my time off, I appreciate adult time!  I was slightly worried that staying at a big family resort in the Wisconsin Dells it may be over run with kids and not suitable for adults, but it was OK! In this Wisconsin Dells for adults guide, I share with you some of the tips and tricks and things to do in Wisconsin Dells for adults!

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3 Awesome Caves In Iowa That You Should Explore!

Something that surprised me was the amount of caves there are in Iowa!  There’s a stereotypical assumption that Iowa is flat and just full of corn fields, so discovering that there were caves was an interesting find.  In this post I share 3 cave locations that can be found in East Iowa which all offer completely different experiences!

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River Tubing at Manchester Water Park in Iowa!

I’ve been river tubing in Iowa several times now.  You literally grab a rubber ring and go floating down a river for a couple of hours.  But did you know that Iowa is home to 2 whitewater parks that are completely free to visit?  There’s one in Charles City and a second in Manchester!  The area surrounding the Manchester Water Park has recently been renovated and makes for a fun afternoon adventure!

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Hotel Grinnell Iowa Review: A Cool Stay In A Converted High School!

The Hotel Grinnell in Grinnell Iowa, is located in what was a former junior high school building that dates back to 1921.  The school was in operation until the late 1970’s but has now been transformed into a modern hotel with 43 bedrooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, a ballroom and a theatre!

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Be Seeing You! Things To Do In Portmeirion Wales

The colourful village of Portmeirion in Wales, UK was a project that started back in 1925 by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis.  It looks like it’s been pulled right out of Italy and dumped on the Welsh coast!  The village was a little like an art project, a creative outlet.  To fund the project, he converted a building into a hotel which is still in operation today as the Portmeirion Hotel.

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Can You Beat Bear? The Bear Grylls Adventure Review in Birmingham UK!

I’ve been a fan of Bear Grylls for a while now, I’ve read his book, watched his TV shows AND NOW there is a Bear Grylls Adventure experience at the NEC in Birmingham UK.  I’m writing this 2 days after my visit and I’m still in pain…in a good way.  Me and my sis did a couple of the ‘upgrades’, we had a full on day and I used a lot of muscles that I’m not sure I’ve ever used before, so they are currently in recovery mode!

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Santorini Budget Breakdown: Is Santorini Expensive?

Before visiting the Greek Island of Santorini, I’d heard from various people that Santorini was expensive.  I’m not a traditional ‘budget traveller’ as such, but I do travel on a budget and trying to research how much it was going to cost was a bit of a nightmare.  There’s only really information for the luxury budgets (the typical cave rooms and infinity pools associated with Santorini) or the extreme other end of Santorini on a budget, with all the cheap places to eat and free things to do.  There’s not really any ‘mid range’ information for a Santorini budget!

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