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Bubbles and rocks, Acadia

Making the Most of a Day in Acadia National Park

How to get the most out of Acadia National Park when you totally underestimate how long you need there.

Still water, Lands End, Maine

Why the Hell Did It Take Me so Long to Go to Maine?

I'd always wanted to go to Maine, and when I finally did, all I could do was wonder what the hell had taken me so long.

Venice beach from the pier

Why I Stopped Hating Los Angeles

I had an irrational hatred of Los Angeles for the better part of two decades, yet it only took a few days to completely change my mind.

Tuna sandwich

That Time I Ate Portland

Sometimes I return to a city for the weather. Sometimes I return to a city for the culture. Sometimes I return to a city just to eat.

Black Sun sculpture

It Was 20 Years Ago Today: A Love Letter to Seattle

It's been nearly 20 years since I first visited Seattle. I loved it then, and despite the big changes in both of us, I still love it to this day.

Big Bend view

A Muddy Adventure in Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park is an anomaly really. Buried in remote southwest Texas and forming the border with Mexico for...

Roswell, You’re A Really Freaking Weird Little Town

We hadn’t planned to go to Roswell on our US road trip, but when we realised it would only add...

White Sands - dune

Sleds And Sunsets At White Sands (And Why You Really Need to Go There)

White Sands National Monument was the most fun, beautiful place I visited on my entire Southwest road trip.

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