Penn Station – New York City – Spectacular New Hall Opens

After New York lost the original Penn Station to facilitate Madison Square Garden in the early 1960s and all that remained was an underground hall, New Yorkers are welcoming a new spectacular hall for Amtrak customers.  The Moynihan Train Hall opened on 1 January 2021 in the building that housed the Farley Road Post Office directly across from the Madison Square Garden/Penn Station entrance. The … Continue reading Penn Station – New York City – Spectacular New Hall Opens

Coronavirus – White House Considers Lifting Travel Bans from Europe

Whilst in Europe Thanksgiving remains an American holiday, news is breaking that President Trump and his administration are considering rescinding entry bans for most non U.S citizens in Europe. Can European travellers give thanks? Although most European countries have banned U.S visitors do European travellers want to enter America at this time. Covid-19 appears to out of control in America and the numbers are still … Continue reading Coronavirus – White House Considers Lifting Travel Bans from Europe

Thanksgiving 2020 – Corn is the winner

The annual Turkey Pardon has taken place at the White House. My goodness these birds have been living the high life in Washington DC.  They stayed in the Willard hotel close to the White House and will be flown back to Iowa so the public can visit them. They will reside on the campus of Iowa State University. The tradition of pardoning a turkey gifted … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020 – Corn is the winner

Coronavirus – New Orleans – Mardi Gras 2021

Just announced from the Mayor of New Orleans that MARDI GRAS PARADES in 2021 are cancelled. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the gathering of expected crowds is going to be a super spreader event. Apparently Mardi Gras cannot be cancelled because it is a religious holiday but the mayor insists that the holiday is going to look very different in 2021. Both Bourbon St and … Continue reading Coronavirus – New Orleans – Mardi Gras 2021

Biden! 46th President of the United States!

After days of waiting and dominating the media across the UK, America has voted for a new President. Biden will become the 46th President of the United States.  Will the world feel a safer place from January 2021? Who knows but it will good to get things back to the ‘new normal’. I tried to find my favourite piece of humour at the start of … Continue reading Biden! 46th President of the United States!

Coronavirus – New York State

Two items about New York caught my attention. First is that Governor Andrew Cuomo for the State of New York has changed the 14 day quarantine rule for arriving visitors from Red Zones. Now you need to provide a negative Covid-19 test result and then take another test four days after arriving into the state. Quarantine must be observed until the second test is also … Continue reading Coronavirus – New York State

DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021

Works are underway at Walt DisneyWorld to prepare for it’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Cinderella’s Castle has been repainted and the iconic arch on the approach into Walt DisneyWorld that welcomes visitors from across the world is being decorated for the 2021 celebrations. Inside the Magic Kingdom theme park, renovations have recently been completed on widening the pathway between Sleepy Hollow in Liberty Square and … Continue reading DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021