On to Prague via train!

No other place in the world has wine cork crafts and wine-themed gifts like Napa! If you’re interested in one of these lovelies, be sure to check out Daniel’s Etsy shop here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/wineomagnets On Today’s Date in the Past: Cool Flying Bug Wordless Wednesday:  Learning a New Skill

Lisbon‘s small, vintage trams cross the city’s narrow, cobblestone streets and steep gradients.  They were introduced to Lisbon in the 19th century, and the original cars were imported from the United States. Here is a quick shot of one of the trams at night as we walked to the Bairro Alto district for dinner.  The […]

If you’ve ever ridden on the Paris Metro or the London Underground you’d be shocked at how clean and new the Dubai Metro is in comparison.  Here are three photos from the Dubai Metro.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Dubai Metro Photo #1.  Certain Dubai Metro cars are reserved for women […]

The trails of Mill Creek Streamway Park run more than 17 miles from Nelson Island on the Kansas River to the city of Olathe.  Much of the trail borders either Mill Creek or the railroad tracks.  A portion of the trail not far from the 87th Street Parkway access has the best access to some […]

Kansas City’s Union Station is a beaux-arts-style building built in the early 1900s at a cost of $6 million.  From its opening in 1914 until air transportation picked up in the 1950s, Union Station was one of Kansas City‘s most critical transportation hubs for more than 40 years, with especially strong rail passenger traffic years […]

I can’t recall if it’s the red “A” line or the yellow “1” line, but one of them rises above ground for a bit as the metro travels eastward.  As the train rises from beneath the streets of Paris, l’Arc de Triomphe is visible at the end of the track where the rider’s line of […]