Volunteering in the USA

Volunteer work is one of the best ways to further any skill, and is an excellent form of continual professional development. If you have an employable skill already, doing volunteer work opens up doors for things like work/stay opportunities. This is one way Riley and I were able to secure free accommodation on our travels... Continue Reading →

America’s Fast Food

Anyone who knows me will understand that I’m a bit of a fast food enthusiast. So unsurprisingly, one of my biggest reasons to be excited about going to America (twice!) last year was to sample their world-renowned collection of ‘on the go’ cuisine. Of course, I had to try the USA’s McDonalds and Taco Bell,... Continue Reading →

LA in a Day

The City of Angels! I didn't expect to see Los Angeles when I did - or, for that matter, how I did - but it was quite an adventure to explore this famous city last year. Los Angeles is the highest populated city in California, and best known for its bustling entertainment industry. Hollywood, Beverly Hills,... Continue Reading →

The Grandest Canyon

If seeing the Grand Canyon isn’t on your bucket list, it should be. This World Heritage Site is up to 29 km (18 miles) wide, over 1.8km (around a mile) deep, and carving through it is the magnificent Colorado River that is said to have established its path there around five to six million years... Continue Reading →

5 Free Things to do in Washington DC

Let me talk about how wonderful the Smithsonian is. It’s the worlds biggest collection of museum and research facilities provided by the Government of the United States. Founded in 1846 and backed financially by Englishman James Smithson, the institution continues today to share an astounding array of resources - so we headed round some of... Continue Reading →

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