Travel in the Americas

Where To Stay in Flores

Where to stay in Flores, Guatemala, a family and child-friendly guide. There aren’t too many hotels, guest houses and hostels ...
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Flores to Tikal. Tikal from Flores by Bus & Shuttle

How to get to Tikal from Flores? Your choices of transport to Tikal Guatemala from beautiful Flores. Tikal National Park ...
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Disney Animal Kingdom With Kids

The Disney Animal Kingdom is possibly our favourite of the 4 Disney parks in Orlando Florida and was a big ...
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USA

Legoland Florida, Is It Worth Going? (Review)

Orlando Florida has many theme parks and attractions and most people come for the big established players, Disney, Universal, and ...
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Things to Do in Orlando Florida

Everyone comes to Orlando for the theme parks, right? But there is so much more to Orlando beside thrill rides ...
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USA Travel Blog

All of our USA content in one USA travel blog page, jump to the USA destination you need. We’ve visited ...
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Things to do in Cuba for all age groups

Cuba is changing. The decades-old American embargo is being relaxed this year, and a 2010 government decree is allowing private ...
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Park City With Kids and for Families

Park City, Utah, USA is stuffed with family-friendly things to do, making it a great stop on your road trip ...
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Why You Need to Travel to North Dakota

The number of US States we’ve visited is pretty meagre by a lot of travellers’ standards, I guess that’s common ...
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New York Winter on a Tropical RTW

We left home with a vague plan to backpack our way around Asia for as many years as possible, with ...
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Hot Sauce New Orleans

It seems so long ago now! On our first night in Lancaster county PA, in some nondescript but friendly motel, ...
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Dinner on Key Largo

Let’s rewind 2 months to our last night in the Americas. Dinner on Key Largo was a treat for us, ...
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Why Visit Hawaii?

Why visit Hawaii? Well why not? Here we are in London, loving everything the capital has to offer, but still, ...
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USA

Airboat Ride in The Everglades. Amazing!

Since I was a kid watching wildlife shows on TV, I’ve wanted to take an airboat ride in the Everglades, ...
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Bus From Flores to Guatemala City. So Bad?

I’m no princess. I’ve travelled on night buses many times. We take them as often as we can, it saves ...
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Tikal With Kids

The highlight of our time in Guatemala was Tikal National Park, the most incredible set of Mayan ruins in the world. ...
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Good Friday Procession Easter in Flores Guatemala

Good Friday, two religions in one day. Ancient Mayan traditions in a steamy sub-tropical rain forest at Tikal and an ...
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Good Friday At Tikal Guatemala

Wow, what a day, what a place, what a huge amount of learning! We are in Guatemala for Easter and ...
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From Antigua to San Pedro La Laguna & Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Dedicated followers ( there are a few!) will know that we just spent a whole month in Antigua Guatemala quietly ...
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Food in Antigua Guatemala

We are having a very nice time here in Antigua Guatemala, quietly living our lives for a month. the Guatemalan ...
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Attacked by Dogs in Antigua

We travel to find new and different experiences, but while being attacked by dogs in Antigua qualified for both categories, ...
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Getting to Guatemala from USA. The Cheap Way.

We think we found a great way of Getting to Guatemala from USA at the end of our 1 month ...
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Things to Do in Orlando for Kids | Animal Farm | Orlando Petting Farm

Much as we all love theme parks, most families need to find a few other things to do in Orlando ...
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Flower Carpets Antigua Guatemala

Flower carpets in Antigua Guatemala are an Easter tradition that we knew about before we arrived. We didn’t know that ...
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Living in Antigua Guatemala (with Kids)

Antigua Guatemala is a stunningly beautiful city in Guatemala. Its architecture, history, and culture are sure to delight, along with ...
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Visiting Four Disney Parks in One Day

We set ourselves a challenge while we were in Orlando, Florida. Visiting four Disney parks in one day. Not only ...
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Why Travel to El Salvador? (with Kids)

Why travel to El Salvador?  Nobody goes to El Salvador. That’s what a family member said when she found out we ...
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Planning a USA Road Trip

Are you heading to the USA for a road-trip vacation? Good choice, this country is perfectly set up for that ...
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Where to Eat Out in New Orleans With Kids

We’ve just spent an amazing few days in New Orleans at Mardi Gras and, honestly, we spent a lot of that ...
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New Orleans Mardi Gras

New Orleans Mardi Gras just happened to us by accident. We’re almost at the end of our 1 month USA ...
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USA

The Town of Celebration Florida

The town of Celebration , Florida,  is community in Osceola County United States, located near Walt Disney World Resort  (Disney Florida). The community was master-planned ...
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USA Road Trip Costs

We’ve been moving around a lot over the last 3 weeks of our USA road trip. We’ve driven from NYC ...
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Beating The Queues At Disney. Orlando Florida.

Queues at Disney World and all of the Disney Parks can be long. Standing in line for over an hour ...
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Darien, Georgia and the USA’s Answer to Nessy

We love finding unexpected things as we travel around the world, yesterday was a cracker. Finding the USA’s answer to ...
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Put Charleston South Carolina on Your USA Road Trip

We only stopped for a couple of hours in Charleston, South Carolina on our USA road trip but we absolutely ...
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Myrtle Beach Shark Teeth. Finding Fossilised Black Shark Teeth.

We pulled into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last night and headed straight for the beach for the boys to have ...
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Chocolate Coated Bacon. Would You?

We like to try new foods as we travel around the world,  but chocolate coated bacon? Seriously? We haven’t found ...
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Niagara Falls, Clifton Hill

There are two sides to Niagara Falls. No, not the US side and the Canada side. I mean the “Gosh isn’t ...
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A Town Called Intercourse PA (USA)

Yes Intercourse USA really exists and supposedly, it has the most stolen sign in the whole of the country. Intercourse ...
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The Best Way to See Niagara Falls

Yesterday, on a whim, we drove for 6 hours to see Niagara Falls. We were in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and figured ...
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A Family Trip to New York on a Budget

We came at New York pretty much blind, I’d done almost no research on what to do nor where to ...
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not New York – What Did We Think?

This morning the boys and I went to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not New York,  just off Times Square in ...
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