Honey Island Swamp Tour, Louisiana

After leaving New Orleans (you can read about our 2 days in NOLA here) we stopped at the Honey Island Swamp to break up the journey on the drive up to Birmingham, Alabama. It’s about a 45 minute drive north out of the city.  Continue reading “Honey Island Swamp Tour, Louisiana”

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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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Hiking ‘The Narrows’ Zion National Park, Utah

The first weekend in November we visited Zion National Park in Utah. The first day we spent exploring some of the easier, shorter hikes in the park (you can read about those here) and the second day we took the 2 hour trip to Bryce Canyon National Park (blog post on that here). Our third and final day we saved for hiking ‘The Narrows’ in Zion.

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