Posts Tagged“USA”

Sometimes, the best way to get the feel of a city is by relaxing with a drink and people-watching; it’s also a chance to sample some regional cuisine if you’re lucky. It provides a great opportunity to chat with the locals and get recommendations for restaurants, shopping, and things to do and see. If your travels take you to San Antonio, here are the five best places to stop for a drink. The Friendly Spot This open-air bar occupies a converted ice house anchoring the historic King William and Southtown arts districts. It’s a veritable paradise for beer-lovers; the menu…

While many cities on the east or west coasts garner much of the attention of tourists visiting the United States, its Midwestern centers hold plenty more appeal for those willing to venture inland. Possessing a soulful musical heritage, a melange of culinary offerings that will banish your hunger pangs in the most pleasurable way possible, and soaring skyscrapers that will set your imagination on fire, the cities of America’s heartland might just end being the highlight of your trip to the USA. 1) Chicago, Illinois Known as America’s Second City (though it has slipped to third in the nation behind…

A family holiday in Orlando is something to cherish. You ask any little boy or girl and 9 times out of 10 they will say the one place they want to visit is this theme-park packed holiday favourite, and thankfully costs have now reduced enough to make it possible, with a fair amount of saving, for most of us to embark on such a holiday at some point. Money is obviously an issue regardless of how much prices to this part of the world have come down over recent years, so it’s important to save as much as possible on…

When Orville Wright piloted the “Flyer,” the name of their wood-and-fabric, four-cylinder engine soared for 120 feet, he changed the world forever. On December 17, 1903, only a little over a hundred years ago, Wilbur and Orville Wright ushered in the age of aviation. Their four short flights at Kitty Hawk fulfilled one of humankind’s greatest fantasies—to fly through the air like the birds. Today, in the early half of the 21st century, even people with relatively modest means can afford their own aircraft and enjoy short flights. Should You Buy Your Own Airplane? Buying your first airplane is actually…

New York City is everything its supporters and critics claim: an adrenaline-charged, history-laden place that never sleeps, rarely apologizes, and works harder and longer hours than anywhere else. It’s also a town of icons, both past and present – you’ll find it hard to move about the city without encountering a view of something world-famous, from the lovely green sward of Central Park to the mammoth Brooklyn Bridge to the cathedral-like Grand Central Terminal. The city’s boundless energy and spirit will suck you in and make you want to come back again and again. New York buzzes round-the-clock: not only…