We arrived in Las Vegas in the dark. Which means all we could see were bright lights and huge hotels and flashing casinos, and you could almost forget that it was dark - but you definitely couldn't forget that you're in Vegas. Hotels are, of course, a quintessential part of any trip to Vegas, although… Continue reading Hotels, Slot Machines & Buffets: It Can Only Be Vegas
I must admit I had never thought of the drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas as particularly exciting, given that the entire drive is through desert. That's until I did a little research. On my TrekAmerica trip 10 years ago, we had driven the other way from Vegas to LA, and literally the only… Continue reading Finding The Weird, Wonderful & Awesome: Driving From LA To Las Vegas
Ten years ago, I embarked on a journey that I suppose in some ways changed my life. The trip itself wasn't particularly life-changing, but I made friends who I still have to this day. It was my first real "independent" trip, even though I was on a tour with twelve other people, all my age… Continue reading Ten Years On: My Travel Diary From Trek America!
My first solo trip abroad was, like many of my travels, unconventional. To start with - I was leaving my partner at home to work in the USA over the summer. After working, I'd be exploring New York City, my first time in a city by myself, before hitting up Canada and staying with a… Continue reading #tbt Summer 2008: Living the American Dream