Since I read an article in an in-flight magazine about The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, and a work colleague said that Orcas Island was the best place she’d ever been, I’ve wanted to plan a trip to the San Juan Islands. The reality is that from flying into local airports, sorting out point-to-point car … More The San Juan Islands (Washington State)
One day in Juneau offers the opportunity to dog sled, feast on king crab, down an infamous ‘Duck Fart’ shot, get up close to a glacier, and (if you’re really lucky) spot bears. … More One Day in Juneau, Alaska
Although it’s tempting to attempt weekend trips to Yosemite, Sequoia, or Lake Tahoe; long drives, busy resorts, and noisy campsites can be stressful. Sometimes you just really need to switch off and feel like you’re at the end of the world; the Sonoma Coast is a great place to do that. … More What’s North of San Francisco? The Sonoma Coast
Hawaii is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited so far in the US. When trying to decide which island to visit, it can be tough, they all have pros and cons! Here are my thoughts on which island you should visit depending on what your priorities are for your trip. … More Which Hawaiian Island Should You Visit?
A behind the scenes experience at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, California … More San Diego Zoo Safari Park
I’m definitely not a food blogger, but the food was so good in Seattle it gets its own post. I’m not usually one for big chains either, but Seattle changed my mind on that too! … More What to Eat in Seattle
After a whirlwind two days in Seattle, I left wanting to see more and will definitely be back! There is something about the city that makes it a great place to be, outside of the all the tourist attractions I’ve mentioned. The city just has an interesting vibe about it, which I can’t quite put my finger on. … More A Weekend in Sunny Seattle
I loved visiting Waikiki Beach, but it was certainly a huge contrast to Kauai and an assault on the senses following 5 days in paradise! … More Waikiki Beach
Chicago has something for everyone; foodies, craft beer fans, architecture geeks and sports fans alike.
My advice is to plan a spring or summer visit to really make the most out of this fun city. … More My Kind of Town (Chicago is)
There is an awful lot to do in LA and squeezing a trip into a weekend is difficult! Here are my highlights from a lovely sunny weekend in the City of Angels. … More Two Days in Los Angeles