Since I read an article in an in-flight magazine about The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, and a work colleague said that Orcas Island was the best place she’d ever been, I’ve wanted to plan a trip to the San Juan Islands. The reality is that from flying into local airports, sorting out point-to-point car … More The San Juan Islands (Washington State)
Living in California we’re incredibly fortunate to have access to many National Parks. Lassen Volcanic is more off the beaten track than it’s more famous southern brothers and sisters, but for us it was well worth the trip. … More Lassen Volcanic National Park
One day in Juneau offers the opportunity to dog sled, feast on king crab, down an infamous ‘Duck Fart’ shot, get up close to a glacier, and (if you’re really lucky) spot bears. … More One Day in Juneau, Alaska
Arctic Monkeys at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Saturday 5th May 2018 … More Arctic Monkeys at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
If you’re a bookworm or literature lover, here are some suggestions for what you shouldn’t miss on your California road trip! … More A Bookworm’s Guide to Road Tripping the West Coast
Although it’s tempting to attempt weekend trips to Yosemite, Sequoia, or Lake Tahoe; long drives, busy resorts, and noisy campsites can be stressful. Sometimes you just really need to switch off and feel like you’re at the end of the world; the Sonoma Coast is a great place to do that. … More What’s North of San Francisco? The Sonoma Coast
Hawaii is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited so far in the US. When trying to decide which island to visit, it can be tough, they all have pros and cons! Here are my thoughts on which island you should visit depending on what your priorities are for your trip. … More Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?
The Bitters and Bites at the Andaz, Maui was great fun, great value and an all round lovely evening on Maui. Our chosen spirit was rum, which worked so well with the fabulous food from Ka’ana Kitchen. … More Bitters and Bites at the Andaz, Maui
The Road to Hana on Maui is an epic drive, and even on a wet and windy day it’s wonderful. It’s not hard to see why it so often makes the list of ‘World’s Best Drives’. Here are some of my tips for this incredible road trip. … More The Road to Hana
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is located in the south-east of Hawaii Island (often referred to as ‘Big Island’ to avoid confusion with the other Hawaiian islands). It sits on not one but two active volcanos; Mauna Loa and Kilauea. Here are my tips for visiting the park, as well as an example 2 day itinerary.
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