Brunch at The Ordinary Pub

It was my fourth day in Savannah! I enjoyed a cheeseburger dinner and beers the previous night, now it was time to check out another spot for brunch – The Ordinary Pub. The casual eatery with exposed-brick walls serves brunch daily and craft cocktails. I took a seat at the bar and looked over their…

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum

One of the main reasons for going to Hiroshima was to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Located near my hotel, the large park is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack. There are several memorial monuments devoted…

Jewelry Candy and My Soul Forever

After my yummy tonkatsu lunch, I met up with my sister so we could head to the art museum. But first, we had to stop for a sweet fluffy treat at Jewelry Candy. The small shop serves up some deliciously colorful cotton candy. I haven’t had cotton candy in years, but apparently my sister is…

Taipa Houses and Egg Tarts

Along Avenida da Praia in Taipa, you’ll find the Taipa Houses Museum. The museum complex consists of five old houses each displaying various artifacts and exhibits. The colonial houses showcasing Portuguese architecture were constructed in 1921. I walked up and down the sidewalk admiring the pastel green houses and various people using them for their…

Motown Museum

After a Coney Dog and a couple local beers, I couldn’t wait to check out the Motown Museum where you can see the original recording studios and residence of Berry Gordy and Motown Records. Originally a photographers’ studio, it was purchased by Motown founder Berry Gordy in 1959. Motown’s first headquarters was nicknamed “Hitsville U.S.A.”…

Memphis Museums and Gibson Guitars

Memphis offers some great museums and tours. There’s a lot of history to this city! If you’re a first-timer and have some time to spare, they’re worth checking out, especially the National Civil Rights Museum. Here are a few pics from each one: National Civil Rights Museum Learn the history of the Civil Rights Movement…