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Epic Whale Watching in Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay is home to one of the deepest canyons in the earth’s seabed and it’s brimming with life. Take a boat out to the edge of the canyon and, if conditions are right, you’ll witness the nature of the Pacific in its full awe-inspiring glory.

All the food in New Orleans

Food in New Orleans includes Cajun, Creole, Caribbean, African and European heritage. Be prepared to come out of there a few pounds heavier than when you went in. Here’s what to eat and drink in the Big Easy.

Two of the Best Day Trips from New Orleans

Two fabulous New Orleans day trips. Firstly, take a New Orleans plantation tour, offering history, romance and architecture before foraying into eco-territory with a Cajun swamp tour and wildlife spotting. You’ll still be back in New Orleans with time to enjoy a night out in NOLA.

Five Scenic Drives for a Southwest USA Road Trip

A big part of an American road trip is to get your music blasting as you head out on the highway and soak up the scenery. Here are my top five drives in America’s Southwest guaranteed to get your wheels rolling.

Sedona – Red Hued Views and Vortexes

Sedona is surrounded by a landscape of red rock vistas, pinnacles and sandstone columns set against clear blue skies. It’s also known for what you can’t see – its vortexes. We went in search…

The Grand Canyon – West Rim Views

The Grand Canyon has to be Arizona’s most famous landmark and it’s a must-see if you’re on a road trip through America’s southwest. Here are my tips for visiting.

Beyond Vegas – Visiting Hoover Dam

The Hoover Dam sits in Black Canyon holding back the mighty Colorado River on the Nevada-Arizona border. I wasn’t too fussed about visiting Hoover but was so glad I did…