This post was written by guest travel blogger Lance M. Burris – from Plainfield, Indiana.
With a light dusting of winter snow on the ground, we drove west on Interstate route 70 from Indianapolis with a destination of Bowling Green, Indiana and a taste of medieval bed and breakfast. We, my wife Nancy and I along with another couple, Scott and Debbie, were to be the “inaugural” guests for the Clayshire Castle slated to open mid-May 2013.
During a recent weekend trip to Los Angeles, we enjoyed a fun one-day getaway in Malibu. Famous for its stunning beaches, surfing and celebrities, the area is also home to the beautiful Roman-inspired Getty Villa (the “other” Getty museum in L.A.) This one is dedicated to the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria (the other Getty venue, located near downtown L.A. is more modern and houses European works of art). Both attractions are well worth the visit and make a fun day out. Continue reading →
Did you know… February 2012 is a Leap Year? According to timeanddate.com, Leap Years are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the Earth’s revolutions around the sun. It takes the Earth approximately 365.242199 days (a tropical year) to circle once around the Sun. If we didn’t add a day on February 29 nearly every 4 years, we would lose almost six hours every year. After only 100 years, our calendar would be off by approximately 24 days!
This post was written by guest travel blogger Lance M. Burris – from Indianapolis.
Located in the central part of the United States is one of the shining stars of hospitality in “where to stay, what to eat and what to see.” It is the big, little city that makes you feel at home. It’s Hoosier friendly people creating an atmosphere of comfort and entertainment to those on vacations, work assignments or just traveling through the nation’s twelfth largest state.
Indianapolis is second to Washington D.C. in the amount of monuments and memorials. Visitors can take a walking tour of all of the monuments or go up in Monument Circle’s Soldier and Sailors Monument for one of the best views of the city.