Archives for June 2010

Iceland as a Transatlantic stopover

Travellers may never consider visiting Iceland as it is seemingly so out of the way. If you are flying between North America and Europe you could visit Iceland as a stopover trip. [Blue Lagoon – Iceland. (From Iceland Tourist Board).] Booking Flights To Iceland Flights deals from to Reykjavik often turn up on flight finders […]

Samuel Adams in front of Faneuil Hall, Boston – USA

Samuel Adams in front of Faneuil Hall, Boston Massachusetts, USA. Samuel Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Faneuil Hall is on the Freedom Trail, 2.5 mile red-brick walking trail that leads you to 16 nationally significant historic sites. Travel Photos: Boston photo gallery Read more about Boston in the Boston […]

Notes on Fort Lauderdale: beaches and canals

Fort Lauderdale is one of those places that turned out better than I thought it would be. The beaches are better than Miami (softer sand) and the mansions and super yachts along the waterways are truly grand. Fort Lauderdale Beach. Fort Lauderdale is sometimes called the Venice of America. I wince whenever I hear the […]

CouchSurfing Review

While planning my trip to the United States I discovered that hostels aren’t available in every big city, so finding budget accommodation was proving to be difficult. I had previously signed up to but I had not used it, so it seemed like a perfect time to try it out. Finding A Couch To […]

Notes on Miami: The Capital of the Americas

Going To Miami It wasn’t my original plan to visit Miami on this trip to the USA. I was planning to road trip from Chicago back to Newport, RI, where I have based myself. It turns out that there is hardly a hostel between Chicago and Newport, so my accommodation budget was facing a blowout […]

Bussorah Street and Sultan Mosque – Singapore

Bussorah Street and Sultan Mosque – Singapore. Travel Photos: Singapore photo gallery