The greyhound once again served as my loyal companion. I hopped on a 4.5 hour journey costing a humble $13. The greyhound actually uses union station as the stop in DC, the perfect first tourist destination for me. Off the bus I was met by grandeur. European inspired Romanesque architecture with spiral staircases dividing great […]

Lets face it eating at home, in a cafe, pub or even a restaurant isn’t good enough. This fast paced life we all lead requires nutrition on the go. NY seems to understand this predicament, the answer is street meat! If you need a pretzel the size of your face, this is the place for […]

In the UK generally speaking we stick to the roots when it comes tipping. We tip when they’ve done a pukka job… ’Top job Sir, well deserved, enjoy a cold beer and a bag a pork scratching on me!’ Across the Atlantic our North America neighbours also have this classic form of gratuity which we […]

There’s something magical about Manhatten that makes people want to be there, the hustle, bustle and non stop, iconic lifestyle. A high population and the fact that its an island makes space here expensive. Sooo if you can’t build out, build up! Buildings in Manhattan all creep into the sky. As I walked around I […]

So NY has bucket loads of cool sights to sink your grotty little teeth into. It feels like your walking around a television set, every stereotype in the book. Each morning X marked the spot on the map; a new adventure. Somehow engraving a sight you’ve seen 10,000,000 times on TV, in person, onto your […]

The famous last words of myself in November 2013. My destiny was backpacking, with beer in hand and good friend as inspiration the seed was laid… “You should write a blog.” Said the friend. “Not only will I write a blog. It’ll revolutionise the internet, Ipswich and inspire generations to come! ” Said Jaif. The […]

Apart from the premium attached to it, advertising space in times square must be a dream come true for any corporation. Not only does it get some serious foot flow but people take loads of pictures and slam them on social media sights such as this. The audience  reached must be mahoosive! That being said […]

We all know what happend on September the 11th 2001. Ground Zero is the memorial on the actual site were the twin towers once stood. Everybody that died in the attack, is represented around the edge of the memorials. This is far from a nice place to visit. Seeing people joyfully taking pictures of themselves […]