A roadside stop like no other

If you’ve done some travelling in the USA, you’ll be no stranger to a quirky roadside stop. There are vintage 1950’s style diners, Flintstone theme parks and even entire towns devoted to bringing in the passing traffic. I have to admit I didn’t expect to find anything like that in Canada, but this is exactly what happened on a recent …

The Perfect New York Sunset

Sometimes things just come together. When you’re travelling through a place and there happens to be an incredible festival you didn’t know about, or you stumble across the best restaurant you’ve ever been to. But personally, I love it when Mother Nature gets involved and shows off something really spectacular. My trip to New York last summer just so happened …

Dead Horse Point

8 Awesome Alternatives to US National Parks

With the American government at loggerheads over the proposed Obamacare bill, the USA has begun shutting down all of its government-funded tourist attractions and National Parks. The ‘government shutdown’, which is tipped to last up to a few weeks, is said to be costing $300 million a day, and states are losing millions in tourism revenue daily. Tourists are rightly …

Review: The Night Hotel New York

I know that when visiting New York,  the last thing you want to do is spend lots of time in your hotel room, however you’ll want to stay somewhere with good service,  a comfortable bed and with a bit of personality (and not pay over the odds for it). I did my research on the best hotels in New York …