The New England-a-thon Adventure

Having lived in New England, some years back, a revisit was on the cards. The New England region is one which perhaps we forget how close we are to it!

Aer Lingus have direct connections from bother Dublin and Shannon. In our case we flew from Shannon. Shannon to be fair is almost an unsung hero! No waiting for check-in. US pre clearance was a breeze. All good my friends.

Anyhow, our home in Boston was the Sheraton Back Bay. I’m glad to say a hotel I’ve stayed in a number of times. Whilst Back Bay isn’t “Downtown”. To be fair, the M (Metro) runs under the hotel as such from the Prudential Building. And the two buildings are connected! Continue Reading →


Florida: The Sunshine State

Florida, the “Sunhine States” is more than a City with a big mouse! Sitting between the Caribbean and Atlantic Florida offers you over 1200 miles of coastal playground. From bronzing on golden sands to sitting on the dock in Cedar Key with a cold one! You are never far from the ocean in Florida!

Of course move inland and you are now landing upon the World of Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World and the many new parks such as Legoland which have sprung up around Orlando. Of course, we’d be silly to forget to mention world class shopping in the Mall on Millenia, Premium Outlets, and the massive Florida Mall. Continue Reading →


California: The Country Within A Country

We are huge fans of California. California is almost a country within a country!

Stretching from the Pacific Ocean starting on the Mexican border all the way up through San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, to the Oregon coast, and running along Nevada and Arizona. California is home to some of the most amazing state parks such as Yosemite with it’s breathtaking vistas. Along the “Big Sur” drive you can embrace the world famous Californian Red Wood trees on one side of the road and some world class beaches on the other side! Continue Reading →