Is Detroit Safe? Facts, Stats & My Experience

Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect from my visit to Detroit, the Motor City. I’d heard great things about the city from fellow travellers 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, … Read more

17 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. In fact, it’s on my list of the most iconic things to do in New York along with visiting the Statue of Liberty and finding the best places to eat Italian in Greenwich Village. … Read more

The Best Places to Eat Italian in Greenwich Village

Florence Prime meat Market store in Greenwich village New York

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

Lake Austin Spa Resort – Hotel & Spa Review

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To make or become less tense or anxious – that’s the dictionary definition of relax. It’s also how I felt after a 3-day stay at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas. There are umpteen reasons why you might be considering booking a stay or spa day at this luxury destination spa resort – a health … Read more

30 Best Things To Do in Washington DC

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Washington DC is absolutely packed with famous, significant, historic sights. Even if you’d rather swim with sharks than talk politics, there’s something fascinating about seeing The White House or standing on the steps where Martin Luther King gave his famous “I have a dream” speech. Not sure where to start with your sightseeing? Here’s my … Read more

What & Where to Eat in New Orleans

Red and blue cocktails at Commanders Palace

From fine dining complete with 25ยข martinis (yep, you heard me right) to the best breakfast in New Orleans (hint: beignets) – brunches, lunches, dinners and cocktails, I spent a week expanding my waistline in the Big Easy and in this New Orleans food blog, I’ll bring you my list of he best local foods and where … Read more

How to Spend One Day at the Grand Canyon

How to Spend One Day at the Grand Canyon

After a lot of research and one failed attempt, I finally made it to one of the world’s oldest and most iconic tourist spots in this guide I’ll share the best things to see at the Grand Canyon. Ahh, the Grand Canyon. Over 3 million years old, 277 (river) miles long and 18 miles across (at … Read more

Taking a Breaking Bad Tour in Albuquerque

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I’ve been on dozens of tours in my travelling life but I’ve never had as much fun as I did when I went on a Breaking Bad Tour in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read on to find out more. You’ve heard of Breaking Bad, right? Unless you’ve been asleep or have consciously decided to turn your … Read more

Cycling from Alaska to Patagonia – What It’s Really Like

Cycling from Alaska to Patagonia with sea view

Cycling from Alaska to Patagonia and climbing the highest points of each country in between? Given I’m very wobbly on two feet, let alone on wheels, I can’t proudly claim that achievement, but Thomas Laussermair can. Taking a staggering 14 months and who knows how much energy expended, Thomas has kindly agreed to share a synopsis … Read more