A Day Trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin

For me, sometimes it’s the silliest of things that attract me to a destination.  For example, I went to Jamaica to go on a bobsleigh track in a rainforest.  I signed up for the Kenosha pre conference trip at the Women in Travel Summit, purely because I wanted to go on a tour of the Jelly Belly Warehouse.  Little did I realise, that Kenosha would steal my heart, I was just about ready to pack up and move into one of the houses along 1st Avenue, that overlook the waters of Lake Michigan.

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Women in Travel Summit 2017 – Lessons Learnt & Highlights

I recently attended my very first travel blogging conference!  I umm’ed and ahh’ed about going for ages.  The 2017 Women in Travel Summit (or WITS for short) was in Milwaukee, Wisconsin…just a 3 hour drive from where I now live in Iowa!  I’d have been silly not to have gone!  But all the thoughts were there…what if my old banger of an American car breaks down? Would I get totally lost driving all that way just 7 months after passing my USA driving test? Would I be spending the whole weekend alone? Is my blog too small to really benefit from anything? Little fish in a big pond…would all the other larger blogs outshine me?

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What do Henry Ford and the Dickeyville Grotto Have in Common?

Back in the summer, I passed the Dickeyville Grotto in Wisconsin but was unable to stop and I’ve been dying to return and check it out!  Finally I got there on a snowy weekend and it’s pretty awesome!

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