Category: Wisconsin

4 of America's strangest restaurants

4 of America’s strangest restaurants

America is notorious for doing everything bigger and better than anywhere else in the world, but sometimes they also do things stranger. From restaurants which are buried underground to others that require a password to dine in, there are a variety of wonderful and whacky culinary offerings for you to feast on. Whether you are […]

8 great reasons to visit the Great Lakes region this Summer

8 great reasons to visit the Great Lakes region this Summer

This year is set to be an exciting year for the Great Lakes region. From major anniversaries that will firmly put the region on the map, to some weird and wonderful attractions and exhibitions that will appeal to many an inner fandom. There really is something for everyone… here are 10 events to put in […]

Recipe of the week: Amish chicken and jalapeno dumplings for two

Ingredients: (serves 4-6 people) • 2 boneless, skinless Amish chicken breasts, dice into medium size chunks • 4 medium sized red pearl onions, quartered • 5 baby portabellas mushrooms, quartered • 2 cups of chicken stock • 1 clove of garlic, sliced into slivers • ½ cup of flour (to dust chicken) Dumplings • 1 cup flour • 1 egg • 1/8 […]

Suite of the week: Room 601, The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Suite of the week: Room 601, The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Suite name: Room 601, Corner Alcove Hotel: The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Size of accommodation: 630 sq ft Cost per night: $189 to $389 Who’s stayed there? Usher, Dave Matthews, Carrie Underwood, Etta James and Tommy Lee. What makes it special? Room 601 has all the style and furnishings of a cool downtown condo […]

19 of the world's sexiest hotels

19 of the world’s sexiest hotels

Just two weeks after The Luxury Travel Bible issued a press release with its top 10 sexiest hotels in the world for Valentine’s, I’ve been sent an email by Tripadvisor with their own top 10 sexy hotels.  Perhaps not surprisingly, there aren’t many that are common to both lists.   Here are the two lists: […]

The healthiest hotels in the USA

The healthiest hotels in the USA

If you’re someone that likes to take good care of yourself when you travel, you’ll be interested to hear that Health magazine and AOL CityGuide recently listed the healthiest hotels in America. Details such as fitness facilities, healthy food offerings, spas, and stress-reduction services were all taken into account to produce the following list: Four […]

Top 10 seafood markets

Top 10 seafood markets

CNN is running a feature in their travel section on the top 10 seafood markets.   I find it hard to believe that they should all be in the United States, so perhaps this would be better named ‘the top 10 US seafood markets’.   Many of these markets take orders online nowadays so I’ve […]

Moneymoons

Moneymoons

Forbes is running a feature called ‘Moneymoons‘ which I assume are just honeymoons that cost a lot of money. Anyway, as usual they’re running ‘top ten’ slideshow, and this time is no exception. The “ten luxury honeymoon destinations” featured are: Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia Canoe Bay, Chetek, Wisconsin Château de la Chèvre d’Or, Eze, France […]