Cincinnati: Cincy The Fountain City

So, y’know when you’re visiting some places and you just keep thinking ‘nothing will top this place and then you move on and that’s exactly what happens? Well Cincy has absolutely outdone itself. It has taken what little preconceptions and knowledge I had, torn it up and rewrote it and given me some incredible, once in a lifetime opportunities.

From bottle tapping breweries to beer and underground tours to Bengals VIP tours, Cincinnati packs one hell of a punch.

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Columbus: The Buckeye Discovery City

Have you ever heard of a place, and have people who you are close to hail from there, and never really knew a whole lot about it or visited before? Well, for me that place is Ohio. I know of it, a little of the sporting and development history, but not really a whole lot about the cities, the energy, and the culture.

Reader, I was blown away. I’ve visited a lot of cities, in fact a lot in the US alone, and Columbus, Ohio is something special. It has that spark, that energy, that feeling that washes over you as soon as you arrive.

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Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis

Do you know what is great to celebrate with a beer, in the sun, on a Caribbean Island? Pay day. Yep, that is what I did on the second stop of our cruise ship. St. Kitts and Nevis is a volcanic island full of friendly people, and while it has lots of beaches (if we’re honest, doesn’t every Caribbean Island) we shunned that in favour of seeing more of the capital Bassetterre, and spending money.  Continue reading