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New Year, New York: 5 reasons to make 2015 the year to hit the big apple

Think America, think New York City? Everyone does, it’s not just the big apple – it’s the big everything. We’re bombarded with images of New York from a young age and for most of us – it evokes an utter sense of wonder. From the never ending streets to the big and beautiful parks, New […]


Alternative family holidays in the USA

Sun, sea and sand – the classic recipe for a family holiday, whether you’re staycationing in the UK or visiting a foreign country, such as the USA. And why not? After all, adults love sunbathing while reading a book and children enjoy nothing more than digging in the sand with a spade. Anywhere from RV […]


Six of America’s Great Bridges

All too often they are dismissed as a way to simply get from here to there. But in many cases they are a marvel of engineering and a marvelous addition to our skyline. They are America’s great bridges. Each has its own history and has had its own challenges. Here is a look at six […]


San Francisco in film

The Golden Gate Bridge is a must-see attraction for the majority of people visiting San Francisco, but for many it is already very familiar. That is because the structure, which was completed in 1937, has appeared in many films over the years. From the days of putting in a star turn in the likes of […]

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Las Vegas and surroundings: between fun and culture

Las Vegas and surroundings: between fun and culture Las Vegas is synonymous with entertainment. Whether you think of famous singers, gambling or dancing girls, it’s likely that glitz and glamour form part of your perception of the town that is known as ‘Sin City’. If you look a little closer, however, you’ll discover that Las […]

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Los Angeles as you've never seen it before

Whenever I think of Los Angeles, my mind immediately jumps to images of glorious sunshine and the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. It’s all too easy to take a trip to LA and do nothing more than explore its many famous attractions, but I always think it’s more exciting to delve beneath the surface and […]


Want To Know Where San Diego Hides Its Best Independent Coffee Shops?

As the second largest city in the state of California, San Diego is very popular with international and domestic tourists alike. This fantastic city can be found on the west coast of the United States, southern California, and is within a stone’s throw of the Mexican border. According to American historians, San Diego is the […]

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If you’re looking for a family holiday this summer, there’s no place quite like Orlando; home to Disney World, alongside a whole host of other great attractions and venues, there really isn’t any greater place at the other side of the Atlantic for a family holiday. Although there are some brilliant options out on the […]

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Florida: should you bother, if you dislike theme parks?

You’ll be forgiven for believing that Florida is only known for its theme parks, where Mickey and Minnie reign supreme and every meal that you dine upon is comically named after some cartoon dog or other. In reality, the Sunshine State has a wealth of other attractions for holidaymakers – ones that don’t involve queuing […]