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  • Daytrip Wamego Kansas, because sometimes there really is no place like home!

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    Wamego Kansas has taken the Wizard of Oz theme, ran with it, and really done a fantastic job! Spend a day here, and you will be transported to a colorful, Oz infused, feast for the eyes. Although they have gone to great lengths to make you feel like a whirling tornado transported you to the …


  • All things Oz…The Oz Museum, Wamego Kansas

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    With over 2,000 items, the Oz Museum, in Wamego Kansas, boasts one of the largest private collections of Oz collectables and memorabilia in the world, and in 2021 earned a spot on USA Today’s “Best Pop Culture Museum List.” Their collection includes 1st edition books by L Frank Baum, hand prints from some of the …


  • First time in Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany? how to make the best of your trip!

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    Frozen-in-time, Rothenburg is a well preserved walled city in Bavaria Germany. Founded in 1274, it is known for its medieval architecture, and was the inspiration for Disney’s Pinocchio. Disney may have been inspired by it, but it is also exactly the kind of place that surely could have inspired endless tales from Jacob and Wilhelm, …


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