US Marathons – Part 1

15 August 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota – October Despite being an urban race, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon showcases some of the finest natural highlights Minnesota and the Midwest have to offer. The tree-lined course winds around four city lakes in Minneapolis-St. Paul, known as the Twin Cities, and both sides of the mighty […]

Memphis, Tennessee

15 August 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

This vibrant and colourful destination offers everything from museums and galleries, to theatre and nightlife, and it is super easy to navigate by riverboat, car or on foot. From Beale Street with the best live blues to B.B. King’s and many more restaurants and bars – Memphis continues to seduce travellers with its culinary specialties […]

North Carolina

2 August 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

North Carolina has the highest mountain peaks in the eastern U.S. and 482km of shoreline. It is home to hundreds of waterfalls, two national forests in addition to dozens of lakes, rivers and streams. It is a true four-season state. Drive the Blue Ridge parkway, sample the state’s famous barbecue or spend some quality time […]

Puerto Rico

2 August 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

Ready for an island getaway? Puerto Rico, a commonwealth of the United States, offers an exciting blend of old and new, from the walled, colonial city of Old San Juan to modern, luxurious resorts. Outside the capital of San Juan, visitors can explore the El Yunque Rainforest or venture into the sinkholes and underground rivers […]

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

26 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

To many visitors, Oahu conjures up images of Mai Tais, dramatic sunsets and sandy beaches. However, it’s also home to one of America’s most iconic and historic sites, Pearl Harbor. And that is home to Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. As “America’s Aviation Battlefield,” the museum provides a stunning visual narrative of aviation’s role in […]

Witness a Solar Eclipse

26 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

On Aug. 21, 2017 the moon will pass between the sun and the Earth. If you are in the right place at the right time, you will get to see a total solar eclipse — when the moon will completely blot out the sun’s light for two minutes or more. This is the only time […]

Halloween in America

20 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

Every Oct. 31, people across the U.S. dress up in spooky costumes, throw parties and wander door-to-door for candy to celebrate Halloween. Historically, the harvest moon holiday commemorated spirits of the dead. Over time, it has become a more light-hearted event that nods toward the supernatural, with carved pumpkins, ghostly decorations, other worldly costumes and […]

Sarasota, Florida

17 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

Take the kids to Sarasota, Florida, 370 kilometres northwest of Miami, Florida, where the shallow waters make it easy to learn to swim and float in the ocean. Named the best beach in the USA by TripAdvisor in 2015, Siesta Key is known for its white sand beaches of pure quartz and its year-round fishing, […]

Orange Beach, Alabama

17 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

Home to one of the world’s biggest artificial fishing reefs, Alabama’s Orange Beach (about 300 kilometres east of New Orleans, Louisiana) is a popular destination to spot dolphins off the shores of its white sand beaches. Book a ride on a glass-bottom boat tour or rent snorkeling gear for a look at the dolphins playing […]

Islands of Hawaii

13 July 2017 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

With hundreds of isles in the Hawaiian Archipelago, the main islands at its southern end (excluding Niihau and Kahoolawe) are populated and offer a variety of experiences.   There are the famed Big Island volcanoes, but you’ll also love snorkeling the waters of Honaunau Bay near Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park, an ancient refuge […]