Category Archive: USA

Travelling food for thought!

This month’s travel linkup is all about your best food experiences while travelling. I couldn’t rest on just one, so have picked my top three from three different continents. So, sit down, get… Continue reading

A Greatest Travel Experience: New York, New York!

For once put aside the intrepid travelling, the camping in Africa, the solo backpacking through South America and consider for a moment immersing yourself in food heaven, indulging in a city so diverse,… Continue reading

One Year. 20 Locations. A year of memories

On this day last year I left my home of almost 5 years, London, to begin a world adventure and return to my homeland of New Zealand. It’s hard to believe it’s been… Continue reading

San Francisco: from the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz and the bits in between

Back from Yosemite, I settled back in San Francisco, the city known for its varying climate and fog. All of which I got to experience, along with my first cold of my trip.… Continue reading

Getting back to nature at Yosemite National Park

Sun, snow, birds, deer, squirrels, elusive black beers and an abundance of pure nature, all part of Yosemite National Park in California, USA. For years I’ve wanted to go to Yosemite National Park,… Continue reading

San Francisco, entering into a modern lifestyle

Arriving in San Francisco I couldn’t help but be happy. I settled in at my expensive hostel, hired my first fluffy big towel (in close to 8 months) for $1, flushed toilet paper,… Continue reading

The travel and adventure year ahead

As you may realise, I’m on an eight month stint of travel around Africa, South America, Central America and even a brief visit to North America. As we begin the new year I… Continue reading

Photography Friday: Y is for.. New ‘York’

How can one city be quite so amazing? New York will leave you speechless with its awesomeness. Okay okay I’m raving a bit too much about it, but it is a very cool… Continue reading

Crossing the globe back to New Zealand: The travel plan

As I mentioned in last week’s post, I’m leaving the UK to travel the world back to my home country of New Zealand. What lies ahead of me for the next 8 months is… Continue reading

2013 and 2014: What’s been and what’s to come

Every blogger does a year review right? Well I may as well join in and remind you all of my year. It’s definitely been a year of ups and downs, but definitely one… Continue reading

Sizing up New York and Philadelphia

America is known for its upsizing in food. However, in New York the buildings seem to be on the same wavelength. Skyscrapers galore, fancy shaped buildings and some strange looking ones. New York… Continue reading

A tour of Niagara Falls in all its glory

Think rainbows in darkness, silky smooth water gushing down over rocks. Then in daylight you see how big they really are with the sheer volume of water that explodes over these Falls every… Continue reading

Halloween pumpkin hunting!

Some smile. Some scare. Some are just down-right funny. Some have eyes. Some have mouths and some have flowers. I’ve course I’m talking about Halloween pumpkins! Yes I know it’s a tad late… Continue reading

WARNING: This will make you hungry for American food

My last post left you with a lovely picture of a half eaten pie from Dub Pies (sorry if that looked a bit gross – it tasted lovely). I returned to the Manhattan… Continue reading

A day of sights in the Big Apple (happy and sad ones)

 I saw names that ended with ‘… and her unborn child’ and spots where a single rose was left in the name of a loved one. That reminded me that this isn’t just… Continue reading

A taste of America

The American version of London maybe? With less crowds and better weather, I contemplate… Hitting the ‘Big Apple’ has been on my travel list for a long time. Broadway has been calling. Hot… Continue reading