The Masterpiece that is Arizona’s Antelope Canyon

Forget the Grand Canyon!  I might even be tempted to bounce Bryce Canyon down to 2nd place on my American favourites list!   Antelope Canyon stole the show for me on a recent trip to South West USA. We didn’t even get a good day!  All the fuss about booking the right time for light beams – and […]

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The Landscapes and Colours of Sedona, Arizona

The red rocks of Sedona attract 3 million visitors per year.   With 300 miles of trails through forests and canyons,  and with dramatic views at every turn,  it makes for a great outdoor vacation destination.   The Landscape The rocks have been shaped by wind and water over millions of years and the deep red […]

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Vegas – 10 Things to do besides Gambling and Eating!

OK – everyone doesn’t have to love Vegas but don’t decide that its not for you without giving it a chance.  I think its a place that should be visited at least once – just go and experience it for the fantastic oddity that it is! For those of you outside the USA,  its best enjoyed as […]

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

D is for Dirty Dancing – Country Style! Firstly,  setting the scene:  USA ⇒Wyoming ⇒Jackson Hole ⇒ Million Dollar Cowboy Bar ⇒Saturday Night.   We’re in town for a few days hiking in Grand Teton National Park en route to Yellowstone.   We’ve had something to eat and pick a bar for a drink on our way […]

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