Roadfood: A Day Of Pigging Out In Hartford, Connecticut

Being on the road all the time means that I am constantly eating out. Because of budgetary constraints, a lot of it ends up being fast food garbage or some buffet place of mostly-dubious quality. Roadfood is an occasional series in which I highlight some of the better options I find along the way. » 8/20/14 5:52am 8/20/14 5:52am

Museum Of Natural And Other Curiosities - Hartford, Connecticut

Located on the third floor of Connecticut's Old State House in Hartford, the Museum Of Natural And Other Curiosities is a reproduction of the museum that was set up by a fellow named Joseph Steward way back in 1798. In other words, that two-headed calf above isn't over 200 years old - it was donated to the museum in… » 8/16/14 4:00pm 8/16/14 4:00pm

Roadfood: Steamed Cheeseburgers From Ted's In Meriden, Connecticut

Being on the road all the time means that I am constantly eating out. Because of budgetary constraints, a lot of it ends up being fast food garbage or some buffet place of mostly-dubious quality. Roadfood is an occasional series in which I highlight some of the better options I find along the way. » 8/12/14 10:00am 8/12/14 10:00am

Museum of Questionable Medical Devices has a prostate warmer. No really.

Once nicknamed "The Quackery Hall of Fame", the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices is a shining testament to our obsession with doing really, really weird crap to ourselves in the name of science. Though the museum closed in 2002, it lives on as the Science Museum of Minnesota's collection, "Questionable Medical… » 8/07/14 12:56pm 8/07/14 12:56pm

The Ultimate West African Adventure: 10 days, 4 countries

Here it is....the final west african adventure. It's hard to believe, but it's here. So far, we've done things like go to an old prison fort, flip a pickup truck, visit some waterfalls, and do a lot of other stuff. » 7/29/14 3:15am 7/29/14 3:15am

What Is Your Dream Vacation Destination?

There are so many places that I want to go! I want to see Barcelona, London (I'm a theatre nerd), Thailand, Victoria Falls, Hawaii, Alaska, Tuscany and Venice, Greece, Australia, Brazil, Cuba, Peru, Egypt, and I want to go back to Dresden, Prague, New York, Miami, and I could go on forever. I love to travel!!! How… » 7/24/14 6:51am 7/24/14 6:51am

Why are there always cigarette burns on motel bedspreads?

If I have a choice, I get a non-smoking room. But sometimes they don't have non-smoking rooms or they are out of non-smoking rooms or they want extra for a different room that is non-smoking. And sometimes, the room that was supposed to be non-smoking obviously had someone smoking in it. Sometimes, there is even an… » 7/19/14 10:17am 7/19/14 10:17am