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A Weekend in New York City Travel Guide

New York, New York! A weekend in New York City has got to be the ultimate city break for many. It’s a huge busting metropolis and has something for everyone. You can’t see it all in one weekend and so you need to prioritise. Our travel guide will be perfect if you’re into similar things

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A Weekend on San Juan Island, Washington

Wild Orca Pod in the San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands are an archipelago in Washington State in the Pacific Northwest of the USA. Spending a weekend on San Juan Island, one of the larger islands in the archipelago, is a popular choice for both locals of Washington State as well as visitors. As San Juan Island is one of the larger

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A Weekend in Portland, Oregon

Portland is Oregons largest city situated in the north of the State on the Willamette River. It has a famous slogan “Keep Portland Weird” and it is weird but in the best way! A weekend in Portland is the perfect city break, it has a lot to offer for visitors from craft beer and street

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USA Travel Check List: Are You Ready for the US?

If you have just booked your holiday to the USA then you’re in for an amazing time. The USA is one of our favourite destinations, and it’s becoming easier and more affordable to visit from the UK every year. We have put together this 10 step USA travel check list to help you get ready

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Exploring North Cascades National Park

The North Cascades National Park is located in Washington State, you may not have heard of this National Park but you will have heard of a major city nearby – Seattle. Whether you’re staying in Seattle or just passing through spending a couple of days exploring the North Cascades National Park is something you will

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Two Week Road Trip Itinerary for Washington State

This is our ultimate road trip itinerary for Washington State, spending two weeks seeing the best Washington has to offer. Washington is located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It’s best known and largest city Seattle is known for producing some of the biggest known bands in the world including Nirvana, Alice

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How to plan a US Road Trip

We love to tour a destination rather than stay in one place. For the USA the best and most iconic way of doing this is of course the road trip. It’s not as difficult as you may think planning and booking your own road trip in the USA. Following our guide on how to plan

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A day in the French Quarter, New Orleans

Viewing St Louis Cathedral from the Mississippi

The French Quarter is where you will find the wrought iron balconies and narrow streets that pretty much everyone visiting New Orleans expects to see. It’s also where you will find Bourbon Street, although there’s much more to see, even at night, than the famous party street.

Visiting Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Alabama

Monument to young girls killed in bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

We visited Kelly Ingram Park on route from Tennessee to Louisiana, it is in the city centre of Birmingham and it’s easy to find, it’s not too big and I’d say it was doable for all physical abilities.
The sculptures in Kelly Ingram Park show what those fighting for civil rights had to endure on this spot. In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr described Birmingham as “probably the most thoroughly segregated city in the United States”