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WNDR Museum

Another staycation Spring Break: Great Wolf Lodge, the exhibition of Pompeii at MSI, Databricks Chicago office followed by a Metra ride back home (only to find ourselves locked out of the house), and the WNDR Museum.


Swim. Pool games. Iguanas stealing lunch. Argentinian friend. Gigantic wave pool (a.k.a., the ocean). Seafood paella. Piña colada (virgin or not). Gelato. Sculptures by Richard Orlinski. Shells. Flamingo park.

Same old routine, yet how he has grown.

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Canada — only when you look at the speedometer on the rental car will you realize you are in another country now. Yep, the metric system. But not only that.

Whether it’s a walk to a gourmet restaurant, or a dip in the hotel swimming pool, the backdrop is the Canadian Rockies. There is no need to sacrifice comfort for beauty — beauty of the nature. This is where we get them both, at the same time!

Day 1: Bow Lake, Peyto Lake, Columbia Ice Field. Bonus: grizzly bear spotting

Day 2: Heart Creek Trail. Bonus: black bear encounter


Day 3: Lake Louise, Banff Downtown.

Day 4: Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Lake Louise Gondola.

Day 5: Johnston Canyon.