You’ve booked your flight to New York City and you probably have an idea of what you’d like to see, eat and do. To make your trip a little smoother, here are 25 top tips for visiting New York City for the first time (especially if you want to save a little bit of money).
If your time in Los Angeles is short and/or you want to cram in a day full of fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, then you are going to need our top ten tips for Universal Studio Hollywood. Here is everything you need to know to make the most of one day at Universal Studios Hollywood… Continue reading Top Ten Tips for One Day at Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles but it feels like a totally different place. Eclectic shopping, relaxed pedestrian strolling and delicious tastes abound. To learn all about this chilled out spot, and to have rather a fabulous selection of dishes for lunch, we went on a Venice Beach Secret Food Tour. NB: As… Continue reading Discovering Venice Beach Through Food – A Secret Food Tours Review
For years I have wanted to visit a fright night at a theme park. Scary fun in a nice, safe environment…awesome! The king of the after-hours scares is undoubtedly Universal Studios and so for Halloween 2019, we spent all day (and night) at Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights.
New Orleans is a culinary wonder. Influences have poured in from France, the Caribbean, the British and more recently, the Vietnamese. It has led to a city that is rightly known for its unique flavours. Creole meets Cajun, meets American, meets European. It’s quite the melting pot. So what better way to get under the… Continue reading 8 Foods You Must Try in New Orleans – A Sidewalk Food Tour Review
New Orleans is famous, or is that infamous, being a bit different. The only way to experience such a kooky city is to find accommodation that is equally cool. That is why we chose The Quisby. Part-hostel, part-boutique hotel and part-y spot. Here is our full review of The Quisby.
New Orleans has an air of the macabre about it. It could be the city of the dead graveyards, the voodoo rituals and rights in the city’s parks. Maybe it’s the gaunt faces of hungover bachelorettes climbing gingerly into their minivans early in the morning. With Halloween just three days away we got spooky with… Continue reading Getting Spooky with the Ghosts of New Orleans – A Ghost City Tours Review
Philadephia, in USA’s Pennsylvania, is chock full of history and is famous worldwide for its cheesesteaks. Turns out there is so much to do in Philadelphia! Somehow, we had never hopped on a bus from our many visits to New York to explore. With a friend’s wedding a short drive away in Maryland, we decided… Continue reading A Bed in Philadelphia – Apple Hostels of Philadelphia Review
Flying from London to the USA, there are so many airlines to choose from. We have travelled with British Airways a couple of times, and with Virgin Atlantic Airways an awful lot. But after a recent work trip, I finally got to write a complete Delta One review of their business class offering. It is… Continue reading A Review of Delta 767-300ER Delta One / Delta Business Class LHR – SLC
Virgin Atlantic is not the shy and retiring type. It is loud, cheeky and seriously proud of its staff. That is why they are celebrating the company’s diversity with an extra special Pride flight. World Pride 2019 If you are around New York City in June 2019, prepare for an array of special events, rainbow… Continue reading Virgin Atlantic – Flying the Rainbow Flag with a Special Pride Flight
Spending New Year’s Eve at Epcot may not seem the most obvious way to spend New Year’s Eve but it is a serious contender for one of the best ways to kick your new year off with a bang. New Years Eve at Walt Disney World had been on our bucket list for years. If… Continue reading New Year’s Eve at Epcot – Walt Disney World Resort
After a long day’s sight-seeing in New York, you will need to relax. Your feet will need a rest, your dry throat will need refreshing and your neck will need a break from the constant upwards gazing. If you are over 21, and carrying photo ID, the best way to chill out is to grab… Continue reading My Favourite Bars in New York, USA