A Year of Travel – Eclipse in Kansas City

Estimated Cost: $400 2 adults, 3 nights, entrance to the museum and farmhouse, WWI National Monument, and other points of interest, dinner at Gates BBQ and other meals. Months ago, I discovered the zone of totality and I knew what I had to plan for, seeing the eclipse in THAT zone. Originally, I had planned…

A Year of Travel – San Antonio

It’s that time again! Estimated Cost: $250 2 adults, 2 nights, parking, tickets for the boat ride around the riverwalk, and meals. This time I’m setting off to a place I’ve been wanting to see since I moved to Texas in 2009 – San Antonio. South from me by about 4 hours, I set sail…

A Year of Travel – Hagerman Wildlife Refuge

Estimated Cost: $150 2 adults, 1 night, staying at Best Western Plus, dinner at Big Rig, and entrance to Eisenhower’s birthplace and Grayson County Frontier Village. (The Wildlife Refuge is free!) The time has come to take my first trip in the year of travel! I wanted to start the journey in my backyard. I’ve…