72 hours in the Big Apple! April 3rd 2011 When it comes to travelling, it all has to happen in my spare time. Working in the public sector is great in many ways, but does mean that trips abroad with work are as likely as a trip into space. Barry, however, is much luckier than me and was offered a month working in New York. Of course he said yes (can't blame him!) and off he went. I decided that if he was going to be away for that ... read more
North America » United States » New York » New York Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Welcome to my travelblog, a place where I can record my trips, write down my experiences, share my ideas and re-live my memories. I don't really know why I keep a blog; I think it is partly because I don't want to forget things but it is also for my friends and family to keep up to date with my wandering. I guess I'm also writing it to help out other travellers who are looking for tips or inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit Latin America. After much planning and saving I was finally able to live the dream - a year in Latin America (Sept 2007 to Sept 2008), t... full info