Best Things To Do In Key West Florida For A First Time Visit

Things to do in Key West Rooster

I don’t know about you, but if I stumbled upon an island where the beach was scattered with bones, I’d be doing an about turn, pronto. But it was 16th not the 21st century and Ponce de Leon was more brave (or foolish?) than I am. And thus Key West was discovered*. (* I’m not a … Read more

Where is the Best Chicago Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago?

Where is the Best Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago

To say I was jet-lagged when I stepped off the plane at O’Hare airport would be a vast understatement. I’d zig-zagged across the Atlantic twice in two weeks with stops in London, Istanbul, Bologna and New York. Not sure which way was up, I arrived in Chicago on a crisp October morning, craving a week … Read more

How To Visit Tijuana from San Diego – Complete Guide

Visiting Tijuana from San Diego - Mexico border crossing

Want to know how to get to Tijuana from San Diego, where to stay and is Tijuana safe to visit? In his guide, you’ll find everything you need to know about visiting Tijuana from San Diego. Sitting just 20 miles (32 kilometres) south of San Diego, it’s hard to believe that a few steps can … Read more

How to Visit The Statue of Liberty – Tickets, Tours & Ferries

Visiting the Statue of Liberty should be easy but for some reason it was more complicated that I expected. In this article, I’ll give you my complete guide to how to visit the Statue of Liberty including the different types of Statue of Liberty tickets and how to get to the Statue of Liberty by … Read more

From Buffalo to Niagara Falls For Only $5

From Buffalo to Niagara Falls Horseshoe Falls

Looking to go from Buffalo to Niagara falls? I’ve got all the details below including how to get there, what to see and do at the falls both on the USA and Canadian side and how it can all be done for just $5. But first… Why visit Niagara Falls from Buffalo (instead of Toronto)? … Read more

Things To Do In Detroit – Detroit’s Pretty Parts

It’s not very often that I visit somewhere that defies my expectations. Having seen a fair chunk of the world, I’ve gotten pretty good at guessing the vibe of a place long before I land. Beaches, cities, tiny towns – most often my presumptions are pretty spot on. And then I went to Detroit. If you … Read more

Is Detroit Safe? The Answer From Someone Who’s Been

Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect from my visit to Detroit. I’d heard great things about the city from fellow travel bloggers Hecktic Travels and LLWorld Tour: Detroit is the comeback city, regeneration is happening… and there’s an amazing BBQ joint. That last point is usually enough to take me to any city, regardless of … Read more

The Best Things To Do In New York’s Lower East Side

I’ve heard so many people blithely say that “the United States has no history”. These people haven’t visited Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Visit this trendy neighbourhood today, and it’s easy to miss the dense history that fills the streets of this part of New York City. But if you know what you’re looking for beyond delis and … Read more

The Best Things To Do In San Diego

With a history that pans back over 10,000 years, it can be hard to squeeze everything in…but it’s fun trying. I arrived in San Diego after several months in Mexico and despite plans to spend only a couple of nights in the city (it was, after all, my second visit), I ended up lingering for close to a … Read more

The Best Places to Eat Italian in Greenwich Village

The last time I ate Italian food in New York I was taken to a tourist joint just off Times Square, which felt a little bit like walking onto a replica set of the Godfather. Diners were sat with red-checked waxy napkins tucked into their collars, twirling and forking colossal mounds of tomato drenched spaghetti and fist-sized meatballs into their mouths. As … Read more