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Beyond the history in Washington DC

Filed in Eastern USA, General musings by on April 15, 2014 0 Comments
Beyond the history in Washington DC

Washington, it’s been said, is Hollywood for ugly people. Which is rather unfair on the capital of the USA: I mean Michelle Obama is quite a fox, and even George W Bush had his cougar admirers. The point is, when it comes to “sexy” US cities to visit, people think of New York, LA and […]

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Must see sunsets that will blow you away

Must see sunsets that will blow you away

There is nothing I love more than ending a great day with an amazing sunset, from the cities to the mountains to the beautiful beaches, watching the sunset is always a special experience. That’s why I thought I would share with you my favourite spots to watch the sun set across the USA. Hopi Point, […]

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Our top 5 places to see in spring in the USA

Filed in Nature, Wildlife by on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Our top 5 places to see in spring in the USA

Spring is one of my favourite times of the year, streets that were once dull and grey suddenly become alive with colour. Across the USA beautiful flowers start to bloom in some of the most incredible settings. For all you flower lovers out there, you should definitely check some of these places out. Central Park, […]

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Top activities in the USA your kids will never forget

Filed in Alaska, Northwest USA, Western USA by on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
Top activities in the USA your kids will never forget

Seeing the world through the eyes of your children is a truly special experience, everything is new, exciting and fun for them. There are some pretty incredible and inspiring places in the States, some of which are even educational (just don’t tell the kids)! We’ve chosen our favourite places across the USA that your kids […]

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48 hours in ‘The City by the Bay’, San Francisco

Filed in General musings, Western USA by on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
48 hours in ‘The City by the Bay’, San Francisco

Quite a lot of the Grand American Adventure tours begin and end in the beautiful city that is San Francisco, where you will have some time to explore all that this vibrant and iconic city has to offer. To help you get the most of your time in San Francisco we called in the help […]

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Rafting down the almighty Colorado River

Filed in Western USA by on March 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rafting down the almighty Colorado River

The Grand Canyon sparks ideas of a vast expanse going on as far as the eye can see, barren, dry and lacking mercy in a harsh environment; yet blessed with incredible vistas and chameleon colours, which change with the rise and fall of the sun. On previous visits to the mighty Grand Canyon I patrolled […]

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Our Top 10 hikes in the USA & Canada

Filed in Alaska, Canada, Eastern USA, Northwest USA, Western USA by on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Our Top 10 hikes in the USA & Canada

To really get to the heart of a country it’s always best to pull on the walking boots and explore by foot. America and Canada have some incredible walking trails in some of the most beautiful parts of the world. Walk through wild wonderlands, across ancient icy glaciers and reach peaks that overlook these vast […]

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Travelling with a young family

Filed in South America by on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Travelling with a young family

Sometimes we get to that age where we have commitments with work or with family and sometimes that can stop us from doing things we have always wanted to do or going to places we have always wanted to see. I took some time out to speak to our Managing Director who was bitten by […]

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Our Top 5 things to do in Alaska

Filed in Alaska, General musings by on February 27, 2014 0 Comments
Our Top 5 things to do in Alaska

Alaska sometimes feels like its own country rather than the 49th state of the USA. Situated in the far northwest of Northern America, Alaska is the largest state by area and shares its border with the Canadian Yukon Territory. A trip to Alaska will leave you captivated, with its rugged charm, unique culture and pristine […]

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Best exchange rates in 5 years mean now’s the time to travel to America

Filed in Americana, General musings by on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Best exchange rates in 5 years mean now’s the time to travel to America

I’m pretty sure you don’t need us to find more reasons why you should grab your passport and buy the next available ticket to the States, but did you know that right now, if you’re travelling from the UK, the exchange rate is the best it’s been in almost 5 years? For each pound you […]

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