Most Recent USA Blog Posts
Going to New York? Then why not check out a baseball game?! See how you can watch the Yankees with this gameday guide!
MetLife Stadium is the only venue that is home to two NFL teams! See how you can watch the Giants and Jets with this gameday guide!
Here are five places in particular you’ll want to stop at if you plan a trip to the American Southwest.
From Europe's best beach to free buses, it's been quite a week for Wales. But catch up with the rest of the major travel news from the last seven days right here!
Going to New York soon? Then check out this quick guide to find out where to go and what to see!
Back in February, me and my brother got a chance to say a final goodbye to our Mum in the greatest city on Earth.
This week saw the severing of political ties to Qatar by several Middle Eastern countries impacting their national airline, and a man whose bags were lost on two occasions by WOW Air receive a car part from the carrier by mistake.
This week focused on Storm Doris in the United Kingdom and the continuation of United States president Donald Trump’s travel ban.
New York City is an expensive place to visit. But it doesn’t have to be with these seven money-saving tips for the Big Apple.
From Helsinki’s humourous tourist welcoming to an 80-year-old flight attendant still in service, here is a round-up of the world wide web’s most interesting travel news.
From the impact of Donald Trump's election victory to a portable travel agency, here is a round-up of the most-important and interesting travel news from around the web.
With VE Day coming up tomorrow, a blog about my recent visit to Luxembourg's American Cemetary and Memorial was appropriate.
It has been the craziest of weeks, but heading into the Easter weekend I reflect on the past few days.
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The United States of America is one of the biggest countries in the world in terms of both population and area and has a significant influence on so-called western culture, and the early emergence of celebrities such as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe has moulded them into a showbiz mecca.
It has so many memorable sights and attractions and whether it’s the stunning skyline of Manhattan in New York, the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip, the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles’ Hollywood or the stunning scenery of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, there is always something new to do in the land of the free.
Bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south, the USA makes up most of North America’s central belt and its geography, climate and wildlife are extremely diverse.
America has a brief, but storied, history and stretches back almost a quarter of a millennium to 1776 and the signing of the Declaration of Independence, formally announcing their secession from the British Crown. In 1787 the constitution was drafted which established a federal system of governance, which remains to this day.
Today there are 50 states in total, 48 of which are located on the mainland, and it is a country where you can ski, swim, sunbathe and sightsee. The USA is most definitely a black mark on the book of any traveller who has never set foot on American soil.
Time and Date in USA
Mainland USA is divided up into four time zones: Eastern (UTC -05:00), Central (UTC -06:00), Mountain (UTC -07:00) and Pacific (UTC -08:00).
Did you know?
The United States has no official language, although English is widely spoken across the country.
Alaska was purchased from Russia in 1867, and is the country’s largest state by area.
100 acres of pizza are served in the United States each day.
There are two towns and one city in the US called Santa Claus. One is in Arizona, one is in Georgia and the other in Indiana.
The tallest mountain in the world is actually located in the US. Mauna Kea is over 33,000 feet tall, although much of the dormant volcano is underwater.