1. Shopping in LA

    LA: 5 great places to shop

    Looking forward to some shopping in LA?? Here are 5 great places that provide retail therapy and a whole lot more!

  2. Zip lining Catalina

    Catalina Island: let me hear you scream!

    Ever considered visiting Catalina Island, off the coast of Los Angeles? I faced the fear and went zip lining, then pottered around the dinky seaside village of Avalon. Here’s what to expect…

  3. Top 5 things to do in Philadelphia

    Top 5 things to do in Philadelphia

    There is so much to see and do here and if you’re a history buff you’ll so love Philadelphia. But here are a few other things you must try – including a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich!

  4. Hockey TN

    Puck it! Ice hockey in Philadelphia

    Ice hockey is as famous for the fist fights as it is for the game. Attending one in America was a highlight of my trip! From the anthem to the obligatory fight to the speed and skill on the ice to the hyped up crowd. Gold.

  5. Disneyland

    How to do Disneyland with kids

    Disneyland can be a minefield of tantrums and sensory overload for kids (and actually for the adults too!) Here are my tips on how to do it so that the Happiest Place on Earth really is so…

  6. Underground Tour Seattle

    The underground tour of Seattle

    Did you know Seattle virtually burnt to the ground and was rebuilt on top of its former buildings? Me neither. I took an underground tour and widened my horizons…

  7. Boeing Factory tour

    A sneak peek INSIDE the Boeing Factory, Seattle

    I’ve just returned from Seattle on the inaugural Dreamliner 787-9 where I toured the Boeing Factory. I was also allowed my camera so here is my photo blog inside the factory!

  8. Brown bear

    7 days cruising amazing Alaska

    If you’re going to do one cruise in your lifetime, make it Alaska! There is so much to see from the sea here – whales, glaciers, quaint Russian towns and brown bears catching salmon for dinner. Here’s my 7-day journey..

  9. Chicago St Patricks River sm

    Happy St Paddy’s Day!

    Did you know the Chicago river is dyed green on St Paddy’s Day?

  10. singing-in-the-rain sm

    When is the best time to visit…?

    I went Rarotonga once and it rained 5 days out of 7. This post is a round up of some of the most popular countries for tourists and the best times to go…