Seattle and Portland

Recently took my first trip to the beautiful cities of Seattle an Portland with my good friend, photographer extraordinaire and fellow travel addict Kirsty Ryan. We flew into rendezvous at Seattle, Β hired a car (two aussie girls roadtripping through the US, watch out!!), and spent a long weekend exploring the sights and the culinary delights…

Norman Petty Studios. Clovis, New Mexico, USA

Buddy Holly is a name known throughout the ages and music tastes. Sadly his career was cut short in a 1959 plane crash, but his work will always be remembered as an innovative and influential force in rock and roll. His biggest hit “That’ll Be The Day” was a best seller in the US, and…

San Francisco (Part 1)

San Francisco has been my home for a few months now so I am long overdue for a post! Thought I’d start with a few of the big ticket visits in the city and work from there. Firstly for a long weekend in the city, or a good kickstart to a longer visit, I’d suggest…

San Francisco – Alcatraz

Its one of the most notorious prisons in the world, one of the most famous tourist attractions in the US and seems to be at the top of the to do list for anyone who comes to San Francisco – but does Alcatraz live up to its hype? I visited on a chilly Saturday night…

Miami and Florida

I have lived in Miami for 16 months now… and I feel that I have become one of “them”. One of those people who settle in to their home town and don’t explore it or it’s surrounds. Often we so easily forget the wonders we are surrounded by until someone comes to town to visit….