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  • 5 reasons why Seattle is a city on the up

    5 reasons why Seattle is a city on the up

    December 12th, 2017Greg Dickinson
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    “Seattle has more cranes than any other city in America” wasn’t one of the most interesting facts delivered during my tour of the Emerald City. It being the home of Nirvana, Starbucks, the Pike Place Market and our favourite human Cranes (Frasier and Niles) seemed far more interesting to me. But these construction cranes –... Read more »

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  • Video: a brief history of the American road trip

    Video: a brief history of the American road trip

    November 10th, 2017Colt St. George
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    We dug into the visual archives of yore to bring you a brief history of the American road trip. From the first coast-to-coast car voyage in the USA to today’s new wave of vanlifers, this is a reminder that whenever you hit the road, you might just be making history yourself.   Plan your own US road trip with... Read more »

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  • Beer and bison burgers: a foodie’s guide to Denver

    Beer and bison burgers: a foodie’s guide to Denver

    September 19th, 2017Ros Walford
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    Countless cities are credited with a burgeoning food scene – but Denver, the Wild West capital of Colorado, stands out from the crowd. In 2016, a staggering 220 restaurants opened in the city, from fine-dining bistros to laid-back cafés, and it’s also been touted as America’s beer capital. To get a taste, we ate and drank our way around... Read more »

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  • Eating Baltimore: a foodie’s guide to the city

    Eating Baltimore: a foodie’s guide to the city

    August 15th, 2017Phoebe Lowndes
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    A few hours’ drive from New York City (and just one hour from Washington DC), you’ll find Baltimore. Once viewed as a gritty seaport with a reputation for crime – a perspective reinforced by TV shows such as The Wire – this Maryland city is now home to scores of millennials, magnetised by a lower cost of living... Read more »

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  • 7 places to get off the tourist trail in New York City

    7 places to get off the tourist trail in New York City

    April 11th, 2017Stephen Keeling
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    Ticked off New York City’s big sights and wondering where to go next? From sinking a pint in Brooklyn’s Red Hook to sampling Italian delicacies in The Bronx, Stephen Keeling picks the city’s off-the-beaten track highlights. 1. Sample small-batch Red Hook At the southern tip of Brooklyn, the cobblestoned blocks and red-brick waterfront warehouses of Red... Read more »

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  • Your USA itinerary: 6 ideas for an American adventure

    Your USA itinerary: 6 ideas for an American adventure

    March 15th, 2017Nick Edwards
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    The USA’s sheer scale and scope means it’s impossible to see everything the country has to offer in one go ­– and you shouldn’t try. From sprawling national parks to quirky small towns to some of the world’s most exciting cities, America has an overwhelming number of potential trips. To make things easier, here are six... Read more »

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  • 7 reasons why you should visit Key West, Florida

    7 reasons why you should visit Key West, Florida

    March 14th, 2017Georgia Stephens
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    Once a rip-roaring buccaneers’ town, the preserve of pirates and wreckers, Key West is now the quirky, tropical heart of the Florida Keys. The island’s boisterous history, free-spirited outlook and unique “Floribbean” vibe prove powerful draws for everyone from artists to eccentrics, but there are plenty more compelling reasons to visit – here are seven... Read more »

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  • Dive in: 7 unforgettable experiences in the Florida Keys

    Dive in: 7 unforgettable experiences in the Florida Keys

    February 17th, 2017Georgia Stephens
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    Life in the Florida Keys is dominated by the ocean. The simplest trips become postcard-worthy adventures on the Overseas Highway, the link between its countless balmy isles, while the coral barrier reef just a few miles off shore will have even the most experienced divers raring to go. From kayaking the mangroves to paddleboarding at night,... Read more »

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  • 15 of the most beautiful places in Alaska

    15 of the most beautiful places in Alaska

    January 18th, 2017Sarah Reid
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  • Why Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities you should visit in 2017

    Why Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities you should visit in 2017

    January 11th, 2017Eleanor Aldridge
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    Georgia’s leafy capital is due its time in the spotlight. Dynamic, progressive and home to one of the country’s most exciting food scenes, Atlanta is the new star of the South. Whether you stay for a week or stop by on a layover, you’ll soon discover why it’s one of our top 10 cities to... Read more »

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  • The best places to travel alone in the USA

    The best places to travel alone in the USA

    January 9th, 2017AnneLise Sorensen
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    Traveling alone isn’t just empowering – it’s also, say many, more enriching. Without the buffer of a travel companion, there’s a heightened immediacy to experiencing new lands and cultures. In the US, take your pick of the solo adventures: you can trek through wilderness, eat your way around the world at gourmet international restaurants, and... Read more »

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  • Total eclipse of the heart (of America): where to see the 2017 solar eclipse

    Total eclipse of the heart (of America): where to see the 2017 solar eclipse

    November 24th, 2016AnneLise Sorensen
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    Most visitors who trek through the vast interior of the USA are in search of natural wonders on the ground. But on August 21, 2017, they’ll be in search of a natural wonder in the sky: a total solar eclipse. This is the first total eclipse in nearly one hundred years with a path that extends... Read more »

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