The Household Cavalry Museum

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London is filled with museums that beg for a tourists attention, but few in my opinion are quite as immersed in living tradition and regimental finery as the Household Cavalry Museum. This little pocket of history, tucked away on the Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall, is an absolute must visit for anyone who is interested ...

The Cotswolds Distillery

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I spent the past weekend cycling in the Cotswolds, a slightly harebrained scheme, considering how hilly the English countryside is. The pain of peddling up all those hills was completely made up for though by the destination: The Cotswolds Distillery. This idyllically situated distillery is one of the few in the UK, where Mary and Janice, ...

23 Reasons to Visit New Orleans – Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!

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1) The mules look better than you The city is filled with mule drawn carriages, not only have I never seen such strong and tall mules (the donkeys must be bred with Clydesdales), but I've never seen such beautifully dressed up equines. From unicorn horns to wings and glittery hooves, they're dashingly designed. 2) You can finally ...

Street Art in Getsemaní – Cartagena’s Hottest, Hippest ‘Hood

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The once seedy neighbourhood of Getsemaní in Cartagena is now an artists palette of colours. Prostitutes, gangs and drugs have been replaced with trendy bars, boutique hostels and live music on the streets. Unlike the old walled city which is filled with tourists and touristy shops, Getsemaní draws both tourists and locals. If you take a walk ...

Only in the USA: 21 All-American Experiences I Have Crossed off my List

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There are certain things in the UK (and around the world) that we stereotypically associate as 'American'. But the United States is an absolutely huge country, so what may be commonplace and typical in one area, say the West, certainly wouldn't be in Manhattan or Chicago! Nonetheless there are so many things I've always wanted ...