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The Ruins at Holliday Park If you chanced on these odd ruins in the middle of an Indianapolis park, you might think you were looking at a former estate, or the remains of a particularly grand park building. The truth about the Ruins at Holliday Park is quite a bit...
Indiana Medical History Museum We recently took a quick trip to Indianapolis, and visited the Indiana Medical History Museum. It can be difficult to tell if a small museum is worth it, but I'm so glad I took the chance with this one! The museum is located in the Pathology Building...
Flying on a Private Jet Flying is generally not my favorite experience. Can you say that you love "travel" without actually enjoying the process of getting from here to there? Except trains. Trains are awesome. But flying doesn't have to be terrible, and we were lucky enough recently to take...
In addition to a career in high fashion photography, German photographer Axel Hoedt has been documenting the supremely creepy traditional carnival costumes of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The photos from his two books, Once a Year and Dusk are both fascinating and a little terrifying. While it's clear that...
Rookwood Ice Cream Parlor in Union Terminal Union Terminal in Cincinnati is one of those happy examples of a defunct historic building finding new use. Rather than meeting with a wrecking ball, the art deco building now houses multiple museums-- and features a priceless Rookwood tiled ice cream parlor....
Sent off on a tangent by this little roundup of pre-war Japanese beer ads, I spent Sunday browsing the glory that is 70s/ 80s Japanese advertising-- equal parts 80s nostalgia and "wtf Japan." Here's some of my favorites:     (If you're wondering why there's so few actual Japanese people, it doesn't...
     Truthfully, I'm only a couple chapters in, but I'm so enjoying reading How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City by Joan DeJean, that I had to share it with you! I'm not always great with history books. My eyes go blurry pretty quickly amongst a catalog...
The Cup Noodle Museum was our first stop on the day trip to Yokohama that included the Raumen Museum (see that post here).  Both were fantastic in their own right, but if I had to pick just one, the Cup Noodle Museum offers far more to do. Read on...