10 Places To Add To Your Wisconsin Bucket List! USA

As someone that originates from the UK, when it comes to USA tourism, we are only really ‘shown’ places like Orlando/Disney, New York, Vegas, The Grand Canyon, LA…the Midwest is relatively unknown so to speak.  So when I moved to Iowa (20 minutes from the WI border), I was pleasantly surprised by Wisconsin as it was somewhere that had never really been on my radar before.  In this post I share with you some of my favourite Wisconsin attractions that should be on your Wisconsin bucket list! Wisconsin is pretty well known for its love affair with cheese (and cheese curds) but as someone that hates the stuff, unfortunately you won’t find any cheese related things in this round up!

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British Restaurants In Central Iowa

Thanks to having to remove my Green Card conditions, I had a last minute 3hr trip to Des Moines.  I used it as the perfect excuse to visit some of the British places to eat in Ames and Des Moines to get a little bit of England in Iowa! Ames and Des Moines are approximately 35 minutes (30 miles) apart.

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‘If You Build It, They’ll Come’: Things To Do in Dyersville Iowa

2020 will see the first ever MBL (Major League Baseball) game played in Iowa.  Iowa doesn’t HAVE any MBL teams, BUT it does have the Field of Dreams, which is a pretty famous baseball diamond, made famous from the 1989 movie staring Kevin Costner.  The movie site is located in Dyersville, 30 minutes away from Dubuque.  ‘If you build it, they’ll come’, here are some top things to do in Dyersville.

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Wizard Quest: An Amazing Interactive Scavenger Hunt in the Wisconsin Dells!

So there’s an attraction in the Wisconsin Dells that I’m OBSESSED with, I think it’s brilliant.  Wizard Quest is a little like an escape room but it’s described as an interactive fantasy themed scavenger hunt.  It’s a completely unique attraction, the first of its kind in the world, and even visiting as adults without kids, we had so much fun and have been back a second time!

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‘What To Wear In London To Look Like A Local’ & Why I Don’t Like These Posts.

I can’t tell you the amount of blog posts I’ve read about ‘what to wear in London to look like a local’, or ‘how to not dress like a tourist in London’, and I’m just like no no no no no.  Now little bit of a back story about me for those that don’t know me.  I was born and lived on the outskirts of London for 26 years.  I’d go into London to meet friends, see bands, go shopping…there were times when I’d only go there with a wallet and phone in my pocket and I very rarely did anything ‘touristy’ (until recently when I really started to appreciate London).

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8 Unique Places To Stay In Iowa USA

As much as I love any sort of hotel stay (yep, even Motel 6, I’m not fussy), it does add an extra element of excitement if the accommodation has a unique aspect to it!  I share some of my favourite unique accommodation finds in Iowa, USA!

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Fun Things To Do In Manitou Springs, Colorado

When planning our road trip through Colorado, we were after a location for a stopover that was just off the Interstate so had our eye on Colorado Springs.  After a little bit of searching I discovered Manitou Springs, right next door, gave us the ‘same’ location, only with a more smaller mountain town feel, rather than a larger city.

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