Travel on the Side

I’m not originally from Wisconsin, but it’s been my home since 2011. Winter? You can keep it. But autumn? It’s lovely! Just wish it was longer. Here are a few pics...

Classic “small town” Wisconsin can be found in Cedarburg, about 30 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee. The main street, Washington Avenue, is lined with restaurants and shops, from antique stores to...

Bizarre. That’s the only word to describe Wisconsin’s House on the Rock, near Spring Green–about an hour east of Madison. And I mean bizarre in a good way! It’s organized hoarding–part...

This fall, Boerner Botanical Gardens in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin hosted China Lights. This was the second time it was hosted here. It’s an enchanting display. Constructed entirely by Chinese artisans, their...

Winter was mild in my part of Wisconsin. You’ll get no complaints from me. Spring has had its ups and downs temperature-wise. Last month I was up in Green Lake for...

The leaves are just starting to change here in Wisconsin. Fall has been lovely: a lot of warm days and cool nights. Just about 35 minutes from where I live is...

Milwaukee is a city of neighborhoods and one of the best is Bay View, located south of downtown, east of Interstate 43, and north of St. Francis, it borders Lake Michigan....

The lakefront and its festivals are two jewels in the crown that is Milwaukee. For 11 days in late June and early June, the Henry Maier Festival Grounds are home to...

Winter finally faded away…or at least it did for a couple of weeks. The trees are budding, the daffodils are up, and things are green again. But now it’s a bit...

Whether you’re a motorcycle rider or not, you can appreciate the American story that is the Harley-Davidson company. In Milwaukee (home to the company), the Harley-Davidson Museum showcases its history with...