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The heart of North America beats through towering forests, undulating fields, high-plain deserts, pulsating metropolises and offbeat oases.a.

Transatlantic antics on Queen Mary 2

We boarded, efficiently at Brooklyn Terminal in New York, the queue moving steadily towards the luxurious lobby of Cunard’s flagship liner, the transatlantic doyen, Queen Mary 2, patiently tied up, loading her supplies and 2100 passengers with their luggage. This was our first cruise on a...

Worming your way through The Big Apple

Times Square New York City Let’s not beat around the bush – New York is the most exciting city that I have ever visited. I’ve visited many cities, but nothing tops New York for the vibe that you get just being there. My arrival was by train, straight into Pennsylvania Station in the heart...

California Zephyr train heads east

Image: Steve Collins A few years ago I embarked on a train trip across the United States of America from San Francisco to New York City, simply because I really like trains. This is a video of the first day of the journey from San Francisco to Emeryville, where I boarded the California...

First Americans Museum Oklahoma

Image: Mark Dreadful Water Cherokee Phoenix The First Americans Museum opened recently in Oklahoma City to great fanfare in way of a celebration of the cultures of the First Nations people. I had often wondered what Oklahoma meant, and it is a Choctaw term meaning either `honoured people’...

Frontiers North Polar Bear Tours

Image: Travel Manitoba Frontiers North Adventures is a family-owned and operated business that has been specializing in adventures to Canada’s North for 30+ years. Their programs are designed for guests with specific interests in experiential travel, photography, wildlife...

Memphis on the Mississippi

Image: Allen Gillespie Memphis Tourism Named after a major city in Ancient Egypt, Memphis is one of the most historic and culturally important cities in the United States. Nestled on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River in Tennessee, Memphis has always attracted people from afar, and...

Arizona is absolute grandeur

Courtesy of the Arizona Office of Tourism It is possible to be overwhelmed when visiting Arizona. The Grand Canyon is a great introduction to Arizona. It can easily fill you with awe as you experience one of the true natural wonders in the world. It’s a magnificent gorge that has been...

Virginia is for Lovers

Image: Virginia Tourism Corporation, www.Virginia.org There is so much to love about Virginia, the birthplace of the United States of America. Virginia has been using the ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ slogan since 1969, and it still works to attract people to America’s Old Dominion, which is...

Manitoba where Canada’s Heart Beats

Image: TravelManitoba Canada is the second-largest country in the world, and right in its centre is the Province of Manitoba. Manitoba is prairie country but, as you head north, it does turn into Arctic Tundra. The town of Churchill on the shores of Hudson’s Bay is famous for being the...

Successful Seattle

Image: Port of Seattle Seattle, Washington is a water city that’s sequestered between the Salish Sea (also known as Puget Sound) to its west and Lake Washington to its east. The city of Seattle is also located close to volcanoes, including magnificent Mt Rainier and the less predictable...