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Four reasons to visit Philadelphia next time you’re on the East Coast

Philadelphia often gets lost in the mix when people begin putting together their holiday in the US. After all, it’s sandwiched between the two major tourist destinations that are Washington DC and New York City – and due to this there’s a misconception that it pales in comparison to its neighbours. The City of Brotherly…

US travel: Cultural dos and don’ts

Like anywhere in the world, it’s easy to offend the locals in the US when you don’t know the cultural and societal ‘dos and don’ts’. The US is a largely liberal country with a high variety of views and cultures as well as people from across the political spectrum, but there are certain customs and…

Easter in Florida? Don’t miss these top attractions

If you’re heading to Florida and Disney World for the Easter holidays, here are some of the top attractions to tick off your list when you go. With so much to do and see it can be hard to plan an itinerary but planning is definitely required for what is so often the trip of…

Get booking – three US road trip ideas for the summer

In the midst of winter, the summer, and specifically your summer holidays, can seem a long way away. But fail to book your flights and submit your ESTA visa application in time and you could miss out on the opportunity to go away altogether. America is a vast and varied country, and there is no…

What to see in Alabama, The Yellowhammer State

Alabama is filled with unique destinations that will thrill everyone, whether you’re traveling solo, with a loved one or with the whole family. Below are some of the top sights you simply can’t miss on a trip to Alabama. 1. Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Alabama is filled with important, historical items that signify the civil…

Top 3 Sights in Washington DC

Washington DC is a vibrant, bustling city, and the centre of American democracy. The amount of must-see sights are endless, but here are our 3 top picks. 1. Capitol Building The snow white domes of this iconic building are instantly recognisable, standing as a symbol of democracy, and home to the thriving business of government….

San Diego: Three ways it rivals other cities in California

San Diego often takes a backseat to the likes of Los Angeles and San Francisco. But it only takes one trip to the city to realise that it’s as good as any other in California. Therefore, why not make a beeline for it during your next holiday to America? Like other US destinations, you’ll need…

Top 5 US cities for St Patrick’s Day celebrations

It’s often said that St. Patrick’s Day, the national day of Ireland, is celebrated with more fervour in the US than even the streets of Dublin. If you were to visit certain US cities on the 17th March, you’ll see that this could well be true. We take a look at the best cities to…

5 questions everyone has about visiting New York

The Big Apple; the city that never sleeps: New York is an incredible place and if you haven’t visited, you definitely need to. From Broadway, to the sights, shopping and the huge range of eateries on offer, knowing what to do and where to go can be a minefield. Today, we’re going to take a…

San Francisco to Los Angeles: Where to stay along the way?

The Pacific Coast Highway is considered one of the most beautiful routes in all of America. Those people lucky enough to explore it are generally driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles. If done correctly, the route should take multiple days to complete – and this means making a number of overnight stops along the…