6 Awesome Things To Do in Vermont

I LOVE Vermont. It’s green and people have many bumper stickers (the good ones). Everywhere in VT feels like Scandinavia meets the USA, both through the culture and the way people behave. It’s so relaxing to visit a place where most locals seem to embrace open-mindedness and sustainable lifestyles. Plus the beer is the best in the country. There’s so much to do in Vermont and not enough space to talk about it all in one article, but here are our favorite things to do that we covered in two long weekends. Continue reading “6 Awesome Things To Do in Vermont”

Slow Life in Florida – The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota

Last week, Henri and I camped around Sarasota in Florida. Luckily, we were there on a Monday and were able to visit the fabulous Ringling Museum of Art for free.

The Ringling is a huge building complex that was originally built in 1927 for John Ringling, the owner of a circus empire who was also an avid art collector. But the art lover/entrepreneur, who actually made more money through real estate investment, saw his empire fail after the Great Depression. His art collection and legacy were eventually donated to the University of Florida. Continue reading “Slow Life in Florida – The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota”