Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind @ Epcot

Epcot at Disney World Florida has announced the opening date of Disney’s latest story coaster ride. The announced date is 27 May 2022 in the newly named World Discovery Neighbourhood. The launch of Guardians of the Galaxy@ Cosmic Rewind will be Ecpot’s first rollercoaster. Located where the old energy pavilion of Epcot and where the popular Ellen’s Energy Adventure was. This new family attraction features … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind @ Epcot

Angels Flight – Los Angeles

A little known tourist attraction in the Bunker Hill District of Los Angeles has existed since 1901. In fact it has the honour of being the shortest railway in the world. This funicular narrow gauge railway runs by cable for only 298ft. Two bright orange cars operate between 06.45 and 22.00 daily. The fare is only $1.00 and if you have a TAG card there … Continue reading Angels Flight – Los Angeles

Coronavirus – Travelling to USA

Free tests for Coronavirus are coming to an end in the UK and the final travel restrictions for arrivals into the UK have been scrapped the picture is still confusing for travellers from the UK. Where do citizens in the United Kingdom go to get PCR tests for proof of not having got Covid-19? It appears that if you are travelling to America from the … Continue reading Coronavirus – Travelling to USA

Hollywood Walk of Fame – Los Angeles, CA

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the must visit attractions when visiting Los Angeles. Approximately 10 million tourists visit the free attraction annually. Hollywood Boulevard is home to just over 2,700 stars that are embedded into the pavements and covers 15 blocks of the Boulevard and 3 blocks of Vine Street, a distance of 1.3 miles east to west and for a further … Continue reading Hollywood Walk of Fame – Los Angeles, CA

Yellowstone National Park Celebrates 150 years

The world’s first National Park, Yellowstone National Park was established by the U.S Congress and signed into law by President Ullysses S Grant on March 01 1872. The sheer size of this park and one of the most recognisable in the world is staggering. Yellowstone encompasses 3,472 square miles 2,221,766 acres which is larger than the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined. Over 10,000 … Continue reading Yellowstone National Park Celebrates 150 years

New York – City Climb – Hudson Yards

Attention daredevils visiting New York City. One of the newest attractions to be unveiled in Manhattan in the Hudson Yards neighbourhood is the ‘City Climb’. Located at ‘The Edge’ those of you who are not faint hearted can scale the outside of the building and lean out over 1296ft to view the city like never before. This adrenaline rush doesn’t come cheap though. Tickets are priced … Continue reading New York – City Climb – Hudson Yards

Coronavirus – Omicron Impacting Cruising

After the world had started to return to a reasonable level of normality it has been hit by the new variation Omicron. The strain is highly transmissible and thought to be less impactful than the Delta variant. Outbreaks on Cruise ships have prompted the CDC in America to advise that regardless of a vaccination status that going on a cruise should be avoided. The CDC … Continue reading Coronavirus – Omicron Impacting Cruising

The 5 Best US Cities to Celebrate Christmas – 2021

According to Wallethub a survey of US Cities has revealed the best places to celebrate Christmas for 2021. The 100 biggest cities were surveyed and were based on more than 30 key indicators for a festive and affordable Christmas across five categories, including traditions & fun, observance, generosity, shopping and costs. Here are the top 5 and not what I was expecting. 5. San Francisco – … Continue reading The 5 Best US Cities to Celebrate Christmas – 2021

New York – New Years Eve Times Square

In London revellers flock to the banks of the River Thames to see the firework display around the London Eye to herald the start of a new year. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the 2022 fireworks have already been cancelled. New Yorkers on the other hand can see the traditional ‘Ball Drop’ on 31st December in Times Square in person. Revellers will have to buy … Continue reading New York – New Years Eve Times Square

Coronavirus – Negative Test 24 – 48 hours before arrival in UK

Families plans and budgeting have been thrown into disarray with the new Covid-19 travel requirements that have been introduced to restrict the spread of the new Omicron variant. Now a PCR or LFD test taken between 24-48 hours before departure is a requirement to fly back to the UK. Children under 11 do not need to take a test.  After multiple searches for how to … Continue reading Coronavirus – Negative Test 24 – 48 hours before arrival in UK