When 21 Elephants Marched on the Brooklyn Bridge: A Little Dive into Brooklyn’s History

  Whether you ask a native or a foreign traveller, the answer will probably be the same: if you get to visit one city in the US, it’s got to be New York. The Big Apple encompasses so much of what it means to be American and the US culture: the diversity of its people Read more about When 21 Elephants Marched on the Brooklyn Bridge: A Little Dive into Brooklyn’s History[…]

Backpacking in Nedland: I Am The Country of Nedland’s Official Consul-General to Northern Ireland

On my travels I have an absolute obsession for visiting new countries and even better, countries that most don’t recognise or that people think don’t exist! This will be obvious from my recent travel target to whackpack my way to 200 real life countries before I turn forty. I still debate with myself what counts Read more about Backpacking in Nedland: I Am The Country of Nedland’s Official Consul-General to Northern Ireland[…]

Tourism in the USA at Jackson Hole and My New Found Luxury

As a once budget backpacker looking for the cheapest, dingiest hostel of all time and the cheapest meal, I realised through my struggles with depression that health comes first now. These days. you will know I prefer to relax and have a decent bed for the night. I am not sure when the penny dropped Read more about Tourism in the USA at Jackson Hole and My New Found Luxury[…]

Reminiscing the USA: My Time in Florida

Long before I was backpacking, I had some family adventures in the USA. They are so untypical of my travels, that I never wrote about them. Can you believe I once toured Walt Disney World, Splendid China, Universal Studios and Orlando Florida? I didn’t even backpack it in hostels. I remember we had swanky rooms Read more about Reminiscing the USA: My Time in Florida[…]

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How Casinos Attract Visitors to Las Vegas

  Casinos are synonymous with the bustling city of Las Vegas and every day, they compete with each other in a bid to draw the tourists in to spend wildly on their tables. While Sin City is famous for its casinos, there are lots of other reasons why visitors flock to the dessert city, from Read more about How Casinos Attract Visitors to Las Vegas[…]

Three Days in Madonna's Island: La Isla Bonita, San Pedro, Belize

Touring Madonna’s Island: La Isla Bonita, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize

“Last night I dreamt of San Pedro” – Madonna Ciccone. I’m a fast mover. I’m a fan of pop music. I loved Madonna in the 1980s and can still remember playing ten pin bowling in Bangor for the first time when Like a Prayer was number one single in the UK. “Life is a mystery. Read more about Touring Madonna’s Island: La Isla Bonita, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize[…]