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North America

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

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...

Houston Texas a true space city

Image: Visit Houston If you’ve ever imagined Houston, Texas to be a dusty, desert city you’d be supremely wrong. Houston is a very green city, which boasts four of the biggest city parks in America. Yes, there’s space-a-plenty here. Even though Houston is 80 km inland, the city boasts one...

Stunning Banff Lake Louise

Image: Dan Evans Famously located within the incredibly gorgeous Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, are the towns of Banff and Lake Louise. Banff is Canada’s highest town and is located along the Trans-Canada Highway just 126 km west of Calgary and 58 km east of Lake Louise, in the...

Colorado straddling the Rockies

Image: Rocky Mountain National Park. Credit – Visit Colorado Mountains distinguish Colorado. The Rocky Mountains to be specific. The state encompasses most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western...

Overview: Florida

Florida is renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, and the Kennedy Space Centre, and is a popular destination for retirees. It is the flattest state in the United States, and Lake Okeechobee is its largest freshwater lake. Florida is affectionately known as “the...

Eat Play Stay in Southern USA

The Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale tells the stories of the birthplace of blues music in the Mississippi Delta region in the southern state of Alabama in the USA. Tour the Vicksburg National Military Park the site of a pivotal Civil War battle. Take a cabin on the luxury and historical...

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Eat Play Stay in Canada

The Rocky Mountaineer train justly conjures up dreamy images of luxurious train travel through mountainous with “every view is Insta worthy” sights, snow-capped mountains surrounding impossibly blue lakes. Winding its way from Vancouver in British Columbia to Lake Louise, Banff, explore...

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Eat Play Stay in Alaska

Explore the wilds of Canada before embarking on a Coral Princess cruise through the Inside Passage to Alaska. The Coral Princess sailed Alaska’s Inside Passage between the Gulf of Alaska and Puget Sound, where passengers can see wildlife in the water including whales, orcas, sea...

Doing Denver is Delectable

I arrived in Denver by train, on the California Zephyr, which was running about three hours late.  Apparently, this isn’t an uncommon thing. My first view of Denver was of its lights in the distance and we descended from the Rockies. There was a blood moon in the sky, and it made...

Royally modern Victoria

Clutching the back of the little seat in front of me I peer out the cabin window of our seaplane mentally preparing myself for my first aircraft water landing. Bumpy, hard, smooth or shaky I consider every landing of these mechanical birds a ‘good one’ if there’s no need to activate the...