5 Pretty Cafes and Coffeehouses in the Quad Cities


Embarking on our first coffeehouses in the Quad Cities, Steven and I chose Vibrant Coffeehouses and Kitchen as our destination. Housed in a spacious warehouse-style setting, the coffeehouse offered a delightful array of coffee, desserts, salads, and sandwiches. The reasonably priced avocado toast, priced at $4.95, stood out on the menu, and the experience of ordering in the States without breaking the bank was a pleasant surprise.

Luang Prabang in 4 Days: Discovering the City’s Charms

Us Tuk tuk food tour Laos

Each itinerary is unique, but this 4-day itinerary in Luang Prabang offers a perfect introduction to one of the most beautiful cities in Southeast Asia. From yoga in a temple with a former monk to swimming in the crystal-clear pools of the Kuang Si Waterfalls– there’s something for everyone. Ultimately, it is a condensed version of the 9-day version of our vacation to Luang Prabang that can be easily altered depending on your interests. However, with this 4-day itinerary in Luang Prabang, you will enjoy the surrounding nature, hike, get pampered, eat some good food, and more.

Christmas in South Korea– 6 Amazing Places to Celebrate the Holidays

Stacey in Pohang Hand of Harmony

As the holiday season approaches, the desire to escape the familiar and embrace the magic of Christmas in a new setting grows stronger. South Korea might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of Christmas destinations, but if you have a penchant for dazzling lights, enchanting Christmas tunes, and a vibrant festive atmosphere, it should definitely be on your radar. The following six cities in South Korea have many incredible attractions for a memorable Christmas getaway. In this article, we’ll explore six incredible cities to spend Christmas in South Korea, each offering a unique blend of natural beauty and festive spirit.

Navigating the Mean Streets of South Korea

Stacey navigating the streets of South Korea

Despite its small size, the massive population shapes today’s vibrant society. Additionally, South Korea strikes a balance between preserving its cultural identity and embracing elements of Western culture. One aspect I found unexpectedly frustrating was walking in the Korean streets. When I first moved here, I had certain expectations – people forming orderly queues, using sidewalks, and politely apologizing if they accidentally bumped into me.

Embrace South Korean Winter Luxury at Sono Belle Resort

Are you on the hunt for the perfect place to spend Thanksgiving weekend? Well, you’re in luck because I’m excited to share one of my top picks with you. Imagine this: you’re surrounded by the stunning snowy vistas of Vivaldi Park Ski Resort, and there’s a cozy room with a view of the slopes waiting just for you – that’s Sono Belle. It’s a modern ski resort nestled right at the base of the mountains, blending style and comfort seamlessly. This resort is all about offering you a winter getaway like no other.