Diary of a Road Tripper: Part One

A Nashville to Knoxville road trip doesn't usually take 6 days and being on the road for 1000 miles, but I took a more unusual route. Taking in Memphis, Holiday World and 5 new states on the way to the Sunsphere. Here's my diary from the trip, starting off with my first two days taking … Continue reading Diary of a Road Tripper: Part One

Which US City Should I Visit Next?

I've always got somewhere in the United States that is at the forefront of my mind to visit next. I'm about halfway through visiting all the States (I should go over halfway this summer), so I'm pretty certain now I want to make it to all 50 by the time I die. So where's next for me? … Continue reading Which US City Should I Visit Next?

San Francisco: The most disappointing US city

San Francisco had been near the top of my to-do list of American cities for a long time. It gets a great reputation and I've not really heard too many bad things said about it. As a tourist, I found the place uninspiring, soulless and nothing like how I expected. The first thing that was … Continue reading San Francisco: The most disappointing US city

Universal Studios: A tale of crowds, bad decisions and some good luck

Sunday. Mid-July. Universal Studios. You're already on to a loser. Then let's add on to that arriving after lunch. Had I arrived in hell? There were minions there, so probably. Weekends aren't the best time to visit a theme park if you can help it and behind Christmas/New Year and Halloween, the summer break is the third … Continue reading Universal Studios: A tale of crowds, bad decisions and some good luck

Why you should love roller coasters: Twisted Colossus and Six Flags Magic Mountain

People say that I'm opinionated. I'm sure some think that I live to contradict rather than truly believe the things I do. Which is why I'm sure a lot of people think my enjoyment of roller coasters comes from needing to be a special snowflake of quirkiness and originality. That look of, or actually vocalization of "Of … Continue reading Why you should love roller coasters: Twisted Colossus and Six Flags Magic Mountain