Category: Minneapolis

Minneapolis Mall of America – Part 3

Minneapolis Mall of America – Part 3
July 23, 2015

After a day of eating and drinking my way through downtown Minneapolis, it was time for something different. Shopping is not my favorite way to pass the time but a trip to Minneapolis would not be complete without a stop at Mall of America. It was a good rainy day to spend inside a mall.  I took the light rail which has a stop at the mall. There is an amusement park INSIDE the mall. Say what? I was told to “Think Happy” and I was. I love […]


Minneapolis Dining Tour Part 2

Minneapolis Dining Tour Part 2
July 9, 2015

Sleeping in and lounging around in a large comfy hotel bed with a remote control, a large screen TV and cable was top priority on day two of my Minneapolis adventure. Not a very auspicious start to a short stay in a big city but it was exactly what I needed. At home in Chicago, I lived in someone’s apartment where I rented a room, a very small room that barely fit a twin bed. Ok, it was more like a closet than a bedroom. The idea of […]


My Days in Minneapolis – Part I

My Days in Minneapolis – Part I
December 16, 2014

In 2013, I tried twice to travel to Minneapolis.  Initially I really wanted to visit during the winter but a major March snow storm put an end to that trip.  Always check with your bus system if expecting bad weather. Traveling from Chicago, you can get a Megabus ticket to Minneapolis very cheap.  So third time’s a charm. I finally made it to the Mall of America city in May 2013.  I arrived on a beautiful spring day. I have discovered that I tend to have a goal […]