Washington Zoo

Washington Zoo was just around the corner from our hostel, so we decided to take a walk and check it out. Initially we were only going to spend half a day here, but blown away by the zoo the hours quickly drifted away and we ended up spending the whole day here. The zoo is … More Washington Zoo

Washington DC

Landing in Washington after a 5 hour flight was a shock to the system. The cold weather felt like a slap in the face, and we donned our hats and gloves immediately after collecting our bags!     We used the super shuttle service to take us to our hostel, heavy traffic meant the journey took … More Washington DC

San Francisco – Alcatraz, tram rides plus a TRAVEL APP GIVEAWAY! 

We took the 9:30am sailing from Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island. The scenic 15 minute cruise on the water allowed for photo opportunities of San Francisco, The Golden Gate Bridge, The Bay bridge and some seals splashing around in the water as the boat cruised along.        You’re treated to a short talk as … More San Francisco – Alcatraz, tram rides plus a TRAVEL APP GIVEAWAY! 

Las Vegas 

We scoured the Internet for the cheapest deal to get us to Vegas, looking at driving, flying and taking the coach. Eventually I came across a price comparison website for land travel across America called Wanderu, we booked greyhound tickets through here for $19 each which was a significant amount cheaper than flying. If you … More Las Vegas 

Los Angeles 

You could just about make out the Hollywood sign from the left side of the plane as we came in to land. Our flight was just over 9 hours, pretty turbulent but fairly empty. Thankfully no one was sat in front of us so I managed to curl up on 2 seats and get a … More Los Angeles