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Why Portland is America’s coolest destination

While San Francisco and Los Angeles remain the top tourist destinations in the Western United States, it’s worth heading a little further north to the city that is fast becoming recognised as the nation’s capital of cool. Nestled in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, Portland combines the best of urban living with…

Three reasons Wrestlemania has become so popular

WWE – then known as WWF – launched Wrestlemania back in March 1985. It’s since become one of the biggest entertainment extravaganzas in the entire calendar. In 2018, the 34th edition of the wrestling event will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Anyone thinking about buying a ticket and starting the…

The most romantic spots in New York City

New York attracts countless couples looking for a loved-up getaway each year. This is no surprise given that the city is home to some of the most romantic spots in the United States. If you’re planning a trip with your partner, you’ll need to make sure that you know where all these sights are after…

Soul-soothing beach holiday in Cape Cod

You can keep your Mediterranean holidays and your crowded beaches and bars. There are pristine sands and character towns to be explored on Cape Cod, where lifelong holiday memories are ‘made in New England’. For many people completing an ESTA application, the USA and Florida are synonymous. For anyone who hasn’t researched Cape Cod as…

Making the most of the Las Vegas Strip

Everything you’ve heard about the Las Vegas Strip is true. It’s unique, wacky and, best of all, it’s a lot of fun. The great thing about travelling to America is that it’s like a number of countries all housed in the one landmass. Each vacation you take to the States has its own unique charm,…

3 LGBT hotspots to hit in the USA

Gay Pride Month in the USA has captivated the world throughout June. Marked with a celebration of rainbow flag-filled parades, the occasion has once again opened people’s eyes to the inclusive nature of many different regions in America. Even though the festivities will soon be drawing to an end for another year, there are a…

A few things to do in Chicago

Heading to Chicago for a holiday or short break? Here’s a few things we think you should see and do during your time there. Try the beaches Perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Chicago, but the Windy City has 26 miles of beaches spread along the coast. With…

Top 3 things to see in Texas

Texas, the ‘Lone Star State’, is the second largest state of the US, running 700 miles from east to west. It’s not only got great geographical diversity, but with its 25 million residents, it has great cultural diversity too. Texas is a place of sociability and variation, from big-city lights to small-town simplicity. There is…

Cool and unusual things to do in Colorado

Colorado is brimming with beauty and landscapes for you to visit, from the Rocky Mountains to Pikes Peak – you are spoilt for choice. Maybe you fancy trying something a little less known, or perhaps adventure is your middle name. If so, then check out these cool and unusual things to do on your next…

4 things to weigh up when you need a car in San Francisco

In New York, tourists just hail a cab or jump on the subway when they need to get somewhere; in Los Angeles it’s pretty much required that visitors need a car to explore. The question is: how should out-of-towners get around in San Francisco? California’s fourth-largest city attracts people all year round, many from the…