There are some words that we find define New Orleans very well. Not perfectly, there are no exact adjectives you can use to perfectly define the Crescent City that this year celebrates its 300 birthday. But we seem to repeat these adjectives when talking about the people and the city they so dearly love: warm, … More 4 Days in New Orleans
Las Vegas is an excellent example of a destination with a strong, stereotypical reputation. Here is a collection of museums to visit outside the stereotypical framework. … More 4 Must Visit Museums in Las Vegas
We’ve met with The Big Muddy, Mississippi River, many times during our road trips around the continental U.S. This is a magnificent river running through ten states, all the way from Lake Itasca MN to the Gulf of Mexico, the total length of Mississippi is 2, 341 miles.
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When in Fort Lauderdale, we always make sure to spend some hours at the huge Florida Swap Shop. A fun bargain hunter’s paradise, filled with sensory fireworks. This is a refreshing antidote to sterile shopping centres, clone malls and high-end boutique streets. (Places we do admit enjoying as well, though). Florida Swap Shop is an … More Fun Fort Lauderdale: Florida Swap Shop
Sanibel Island in Florida is like a childhood memory you have partly stolen from someone else. It is one of those places, where families would move to for the summer vacay or kids with their grandparents would spend dreamy, salt tasting, hot days on the beaches collecting magical shells, diving into the warm Gulf of … More Sanibel, The Shell Capital of the World
Drive through the Florida Keys offers breathtaking views, beaches, small towns. If you are not in a hurry, make some stops along the way. Like the awarded Bahia Honda State Park of Bahia Honda Key at the Mile Marker 37. At Mile Marker 47,5, take a lunch or just stop for some refreshments. So have … More Porky’s Bayside, Marathon Island
As we sat playing some video poker at the Bugsy’s Bar, our favourite hangout at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, one late afternoon in November, we overheard something unreal and disturbing. Two young men, who sat at the bar drinking beer, started talking about the hurricane season and how hard it hit some of … More Puerto Rico in Our Minds
Catalina island soaks in the sun in the Pacific Ocean, just outside Los Angeles. Just like us, many visitors come on a cruise. Catalina’s township of Avalon is a pittoresque, relaxing seaside gem, no wonder the mainlanders enjoy taking a fast ferry here for a weekend getaway. Our day consisted of a guided Segway tour … More Catalina Island Quiz
Why would anyone want to spend their Christmas in Las Vegas? Well, we’ve experienced many and have nothing but good memories to share. There are many festive things to do in Las Vegas, and contrary to what one might think, you can really get into the Holiday Mood here. So, what to do in Vegas … More Christmas in Las Vegas?
We sit by the kitchen table as often in Sunday evenings. We’ve got our iPads, iPhones, calendars, travel books, to do -lists, maps and music. Las Vegas theme music. Frank Sinatra. Ellie Goulding. Jimmy Buffet. Tom Petty. The Doors. Chicago. Sara Bareilles. Faith Hill. Billy Joel. The Rolling Stones. Tom Jones. Willie Nelson. Eagles. Lana … More We Don’t Stop Believing, Las Vegas