Travel blog - USA

Joel Clark Bindlestiff Tours

An Interview with a Bindlestiff Tour Guide

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Phil Murray, who recently joined a three-day Winter National Parks Tour operated by Bindlestiff Tours, interviews his tour guide, Joel Clark. My name is Joel Clark, 41, from Southern California, and I...
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Las Vegas Strip lights

The Ultimate Las Vegas Bucket List

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Las Vegas will simply dazzle you with all the entertainment it has thriving through the veins of its city. It is the ultimate playground for adults, known for its high-energy conventions, vibrant nigh...
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Spring melt running from Zion Canyon Phil Murray

Exploring Southwest USA: Antelope Canyon and Zion National Park

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I was staring for some time before my eyes adjusted to the light in the narrow sweeping passageway and made sense of what our Navajo guid...
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New York Superiority burger Ross Jennings

6 Must Eats in 6 US Cities

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The diversity of the United States makes for an eclectic selection of culinary delights. No matter which city you visit, you’re bound to find something to tantalise those tastebuds; however, some citi...
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The Best Ways to See New York City

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I’m not ashamed to admit that I heart New York – I’ve even got one of those tacky mugs and innumerable NYC-themed shot glasses to prove it. This is surprising, because anyone who knows me well will kn...
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Monument Valley panorama Phil Murray

Yá’át’ééh: Say "Hello" to Navajo Nation’s Monument Valley

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Too many years ago to mention, I watched the classic John Wayne film Stagecoach as part of my A-level studies. Directed by John Ford,...
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9 Things to Do in Houston, Texas

 
When you talk Texas, better-known destinations like Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio will no doubt get a mention before Houston does. Even I admit that, before I went, aside from NASA’s Miss...
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Deep South Dishes: A Food Diary of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama & Florida

When you’re whizzing through four US states in less than a week, it’s fair to say that you’re going to see a lot, and that y...
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The Best Boutique Hotels in New York City

There are a million or so reasons to visit New York City, but the question of where to stay can be a littler harder to answer. Most first-timers will head to one of the typical tourist-stays in Time S...
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Boston USA

A First Timer's Guide to Boston

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The historic city of Boston is a confection of arts, music, sports and delicious cuisine. Whether you have two days or two weeks in this New England city, here is a run-down of the must-do sights and ...
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Why We Love Travelling with our Mums

Travelling with a partner comes easy. Travelling with friends is fun. But travelling with your mum is special. A fleeting chance to relive your childhood and get to know more about the woman in your l...
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6 Adrenaline Adventures in New York City

Forget the traditional city tour – these adventures will give you a whole new perspective on NYC, and get your heart racing too... Helicopter tour of Manhattan Think you’re happy with heights...
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