Category Archives: Travel Tips

Yellowstone Winter Gallery

We dreamed of visiting Yellowstone National Park in winter for years, and in 2021 we finally took the plunge. Visiting in winter is a such a different experience from summer that it’s practically a different park. Yellowstone receives about the … Continue reading

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Nick & Neil’s Best of 2021

For the most part, travel was back to normal in 2021, which meant a return to our usual form of finding the best food and drink wherever we go. The following is our list of the best things we ate … Continue reading

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Nick & Neil’s Best of 2020

Travel was somewhat limited in 2020, but we still managed to eat and drink some amazing things and stay in some great lodging. This year’s list leans more heavily on pizza and beer than usual due to pandemic-related convenience (not … Continue reading

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Nick & Neil’s Best of 2019

Presenting the 2019 edition of the best things we ate and drank during our year in travel. (Ordered chronologically) Food 1. Chilaquiles – Lunitas : Gibsons, BC 2. Ling Cod – Drift : Gibsons, BC 3. Crispy Brussels Sprouts – Wobbly Canoe : Sechelt, … Continue reading

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Nick & Neil’s Best of 2018

Presenting the 2018 edition of the best things we ate and drank on our 2018 travels. (Ordered chronologically) Food 1. Six course tasting menu – The Lakely : Eau Claire, WI 2. Umami Mama Pizza – Young Joni : Minneapolis, MN … Continue reading

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Hiking in Yosemite National Park

During our three week vacation in June/July we hiked a grand total of 102.5 miles, 33.9 of which were in Yosemite National Park. This park contains an incredible 800 miles of trails, so we’re just scratching the surface here, but we … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2017

  As 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect on another year of travel, specifically the food and beverage department. Our spring break getaway focused on the southwestern states of Arizona, Nevada and California, while summer had us … Continue reading

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30 Breweries, 75 Beers

Click for larger view   Experiencing local flavor is always a goal of ours while on the road. One of our favorite places to find it is craft breweries, because these days it seems almost every town has its own. … Continue reading

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High Kick’s Best of 2016

It’s that time again, when we look back and remember the best of our year in travel. Spring break found us in the southwest, with one meal even happening after crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico. In the summer we … Continue reading

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5 Underrated American Cities You Should Visit

Some cities have an automatic slot on any must-visit list, others are hidden gems. Finding those that exceed expectations is one of the best parts of traveling. Here are five cities that won us over with combinations of history, culture and charm. … Continue reading

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