Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Alabama

Following 2 days in New Orleans we headed north, driving up to Birmingham, Alabama. We had only planned this as an overnight stop on the way up to Nashville, so we didn’t see much of the city. The thing I really wanted to do here was to visit the Civil Rights Institute.

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48 Hours In New Orleans

We’re currently on a road trip seeing a small part of the Deep South USA. We flew into New Orleans on Saturday and spent 2 days there, before picking up a rental car and heading north. New Orleans has always been on my bucket list. ‘The Big Easy’, the birthplace of jazz, the creator of cocktails and creole comfort food, what is not to love?! Continue reading “48 Hours In New Orleans”

Whale Watching in Monterey, California

On the way back from our recent visit to San Francisco we spent a night in Monterey. It’s less than 2 hours down the coast from SF and feels worlds apart. After a few days in the city it was nice to be in a small town by the sea. I’m clearly not a city girl! Continue reading “Whale Watching in Monterey, California”

Cycling Over The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

We’ve recently had my husband’s mum out to stay with us for a couple of weeks and one of the places she wanted to visit was San Francisco. We’ve been a couple of times already and I’ve written about it here and here so I won’t repeat myself!

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