Texas BBQ food truck at Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas

Stopover: what to do in 48 hours in Dallas

As the ninth largest city in the US, Dallas is a major transport hub. So if you find yourself with some stopover time in this iconic southern town, here are a few ideas to make the most of your stay.…

March 22, 2019
Cycling is the best way to get around in colourful Key West. The island is flat and has dedicated bike lanes.

Why I fell in love with Key West

It took only a couple of days for me to fall in love with Key West. I arrived with low expectations so was ripe for the picking and easily seduced by the bohemian vibe of this tropical island. …

January 3, 2018
The beautiful Art Deco South Beach Miami surf patrol headquarters

Miami Beach magic: ab fab in the USA

Miami Beach attracts the rich, the famous, the fabulous, and millions of sun-seeking vacationers from around the world every year. So why is it so Absolutely Fabulous? …

November 28, 2017
A restaurant in the main street of Reykjavik.

Where to find the best food in Iceland & what to eat

Have you heard the one about selling ice to Icelanders? Funny, ha, ha … but it’s not a joke. There was a public outcry in Iceland last year when it was discovered that the North Atlantic nation known as the land of fire and…

September 27, 2017
The stunning Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in southeast Iceland.

Epic Iceland road trip: itinerary, planning and tips

I remember watching Ben Stiller skateboard down this remote, quiet, winding road in the hit film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and wondering where the hell is that? It looked and felt like somewhere from another planet and I instantly wanted to go…

September 19, 2017