According to the US Federal Highway Commission there are 4.12 million miles of roads in America. This includes Alaska and Hawaii. The core of this network is the Interstate system which comprises of about 1% or 47,575 of the road system and carries a quarter of all highway traffic. Another 179,650 miles of major roads comprise the National Highway System which carries most of the … Continue reading What is like to drive in America?
I was having a conversation with a colleague who was expressing his dissatisfaction at Air Transat. He commented about the quality of the other passengers onboard. His biggest gripe though, was that the fact that the passenger in front put the seat back as soon as the seat belt sign was turned off after take off. In his opinion you have no need to recline … Continue reading What Annoys you most about Flying?
Although not there yet I am researching how to get to my missing states. North Dakota, Nebraska, Utah, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Hawaii are my focus now. It will take at least three visits to achieve this so from time to time I spend a while map looking and distance planning. I don’t know why I never realised this before but instead of trying to … Continue reading Tri State Markers
Every time I stay in a hotel or eat in a restaurant or visit a significant attraction – especially when abroad from the UK – I try and leave an honest review of what I have experienced. I am amazed by the number of readers that they receive. I have been asked direct questions via Trip Advisor and actually see the sense of the travelling … Continue reading Trip Advisor – USA Road Trips by Max
As America gears up for the Holidays I read an interesting article on which are the best and worst American Airports to be delayed at this season. It isn’t clear if they have been included because of percentage of delayed flights or on their retail offerings. See what you think. 1. Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson: 85% flights depart on schedule and over 221 retail outlets and … Continue reading Where are the Best and Worst American Airports to be Delayed At?
I am sure you are all aware that a single ticket won the Mega Millions lottery in America this week. What interested me was that 44 States sell tickets for this draw and having visited 44 States was curious to find out which were the other 6 that don’t. So the 6 States that do not participate and don’t sell tickets are Alabama, Hawaii, Alaska, … Continue reading Mega Millions
Most of you reading this are in America so do you get to see Dr Who on BBC America? Last night in the UK was the third episode with the new Doctor and her crew. It was a particularly poignant storyline with time travellers influencing history. Star Trek have done it, Quantum Leap did it with JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald and Dr Who last … Continue reading Lorraine Motel, Civil Rights Museum and Dr Who Crossovers