Author: Jessica Hurtault

Jessica Hurtault is a freelance writer in Minnesota. She explored South Korea while teaching English there for three years and traveled around Europe and Asia during her vacations. Now that she’s back in the U.S., she’s dedicated to finding the best sunrise spots and vegetarian restaurants on this side of the world.
11 Best Day Trips from Minneapolis (By a Local)

11 Best Day Trips from Minneapolis (By a Local)

Minneapolis is a great place but sometimes you just need to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. There are tons of fun day trips from Minneapolis where you can get a breath of fresh air and experience that small town charm. If you’re into food, nature, museums, or craft breweries, then you’ll love…

Is Minneapolis Safe? (Honest Advice From a Local)

Is Minneapolis Safe? (Honest Advice From a Local)

With Minneapolis’s historical sites and lively nightlife, it’s no wonder that the city draws around 30 million visitors a year. However, every city poses safety concerns and Minneapolis is no different. Between crime and the ongoing public health crisis, both tourists and prospective residents may be wondering how safe it is to visit or live…

33 Best Things to Do in Minneapolis (By a Local)

33 Best Things to Do in Minneapolis (By a Local)

Within the land of 10,000 lakes, Minneapolis is a nature lover’s dream. Not only are there tons of lakes you can visit, but the city is also nestled along the Mississippi River.  The outdoors isn’t the only thing Minneapolis has going for it, however. From historical places and museums to award-winning restaurants and bars, Minneapolis…