If you're exploring Miami you have to head to Little Havana and walk Calle Oche. This is the Cuban quarter of the city and full of character. Although usually packed with tourists, it's definitely a worthwhile visit to catch a Cuban experience and meet the locals. You will notice straight away that it is different … Continue reading 6 Things to Do Along Calle Oche in Little Havana, Miami
Last weekend was my second time in Miami and just as amazing. Below I have detailed where I stayed and what I did for the weekend in Florida. I booked my flights from Chicago on Tuesday and I was in Miami on Friday - possibly the most spontaneous / last minute trip I have organised … Continue reading Welcome to Miami – Weekend Travel Itinerary
I loved every second of this - put me back in the water! Scuba diving had been high on the bucketlist for a while and what better place to try it for the first time than while I was driving from Miami to Key West. This is a stunning 3 hour and 40 minute drive … Continue reading Scuba Diving along the Florida Keys
It's soon approaching three years since I packed up my life in Ireland and moved to the US for my job so I thought what better time to write my honest opinion about what its like as an Irish person to move here, practically on my own. I'd like to start by saying these past … Continue reading The tales of an Irish person in the USA: What it’s like to move here.
"Where is Put-In-Bay?" When I tell people in Chicago that we took this trip more times than not, they have never heard of this place. To fill you in, Put-in-bay is an island off Ohio on Lake Erie and below is how we ended up there and what we did. One of my very good … Continue reading Road Trip to Put-in-Bay, the Island nobody knows!
At the start of September I took a solo trip to Arizona, this was my first time visiting Arizona and it exceeded all expectations - I only had 3 days and managed to see Phoenix, Sedona and the Grand Canyon, drive through Flagstaff and accidentally get onto route 66. Below is my trip itinerary outlining … Continue reading 3 Day Itinerary – Arizona
I'm back here to write about my trip to L.A As part of what I have made into my annual trip to California, my roommate, Kelly and I decided to go to Los Angeles over a weekend in April. Chicago had been so cold that we were ready for some sun. This was my second … Continue reading 48 Hours in Los Angeles, California
I took a weekend trip to San Francisco back in April and it quickly became one of my favourite cities in America for a number of reasons. Firstly I was really draw to how scenic it was between the Golden Gate bridge, Sausalito to the seals at Pier 39 but also how diverse and artistic … Continue reading Solo in San Francisco,California
Here is a collection of street art I have stumbled across in Chicago, San Diego, San Francisco, L.A, Miami and Montreal! CHICAGO LOS ANGELES SAN DIEGO SAN FRANCISCO MIAMI MONTREAL, CANADA … Continue reading Street Art, North America
Let me start with saying that the Chicago Summers ARE THE BEST. I am fortunate enough to have already experienced two summers here and I'm very excited about this upcoming one. Having struggled (for real) through the long cold Chicago winter, here is my Chicago Summer Bucket list: Rent a boat or do the architecture … Continue reading The Chicago Summer Bucket List.