Weekend in North Shore Minnesota
Apr12

Weekend in North Shore Minnesota

This past weekend we decided that we would venture out of the Twin Cities and head up past Duluth and to the North Shore area of the Minnesota State. The area is located on the Great Lake, Lake Superior and takes around 3 hours to drive. From recommendations and online research we decided to stay at the Cove Point Lodge, located in Beaver Bay area. The drive from Minneapolis to the resort was during the night so there was no real...

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Surviving the Minnesota Winter
Mar14

Surviving the Minnesota Winter

For those of you that have been following my life of travels, will know that I have been in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the past 7 months. We are now in March and the weather is finally changing for the better. The winter months in Minnesota have been some of the most difficult times I have faced not only inside the UK but also outside. We had temperatures of minus 20 for several consecutive days on occasions, added with the dark...

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Military City – San Antonio
Mar26

Military City – San Antonio

In the past 12 months we have traveled around the US visiting different cities in Texas, Arizona, Illinois and Nevada. To start 2014 off we were invited to city of San Antonio, Texas for 5 days. This was a first for us and therefore we were excited to be there. As we have been in Texas before we love the people there and expected no different on this trip. San Antonio is also known as Military City because of the thousands of service...

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The Windy City in 36 Hours
Feb24

The Windy City in 36 Hours

  We arrived in Windy City at 6am because we took advantage of an early and most importantly cheap flight from Phoenix, Arizona. Wow, what a difference several hours on a plane makes in the US. We went from shorts and t-shirts to shorts and t-shirts with clothes on top. The direct Metro from the airport to downtown was a good experience as it took us literally to outside our hotel, why they have 2 stations named Grand on 2 different...

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Top casinos to visit when travelling in America
Nov18

Top casinos to visit when travelling in America

When one thinks about gambling casinos, they often think of the American city of Las Vegas. Here, scattered throughout the city and around it are numerous casinos offering a varied gambling experience. With such a high concentration of casinos found in one location, it makes it rather convenient to try out several casinos while on vacation. There are many top casinos in the city of Las Vegas. One of the most talked about casinos...

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Las Vegas – Mayweather vs Canelo
Nov01

Las Vegas – Mayweather vs Canelo

I have always dreamed of going to Las Vegas for a weekend to watch a high profile Boxing match and when Floyd Mayweather announced that he would be fighting Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez the same weekend as my 30th birthday I decided that this would be the weekend to visit. As my close friends are also avid boxing fans they also wanted to visit to Las Vegas and discover what all the fuss is about. As soon as we arrived there was...

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