United States of America

Hotel Overview | Ameritania at Times Square

Just as a small overview before I go into a more in depth review, this was our second stay in New York, the first being back in October 2013.  This time round we stayed in the Ameritania Hotel at Times Square for 4 nights which is a small (in comparison to the other hotels around) […] Read more…

Travel Diary | New York | Day 1

So the day was finally here and we were off to Heathrow for our 4 night stay in New York.  No dramas getting to Heathrow just a very long drive. This was our first time flying from Heathrow, we have always managed to get flights from Gatwick which is a bit closer to home. Parking […] Read more…

Travel Diary | New York | Day 2

If you have followed my travel diaries before you will know I suffer from jet lag when I travel so surprise surprise I was wide awake at 5.30am with my brain having no intention of going back to sleep. As I was awake I grabbed my phone and started looking at the map and subway […] Read more…

Travel Diary | New York | Day 3

Jet lag appears to be getting slight better today and I managed to sleep in until 7am. We had a breakfast reservation at Sarabeths Central Park this morning which I had been looking forward to as so many people had recommended this to us. As I put my boots back on my feet for another […] Read more…

Travel Diary | New York | Day 4

Today was out last full day in New York so we were up and out. After our big breakfast the past few days we thought we would go for something a bit on the lighter side, so a trip to Starbucks across the road it was. We both had a toasted bagel with cream cheese […] Read more…

Travel Diary | New York | Day 5

Today was our final day in New York, sad times. Our flight wasn’t until 9.30pm so we did have all morning and the majority of the afternoon left to explore before we had to head off to the airport, so we started the day off back in Starbucks for our bagel with cream cheese and […] Read more…

I’m off to New York

The countdown to New York is finally on.  Sam and I always go away for a winter break and this year’s destination is the concrete jungle. We went to New York back in October 2013 for 5 nights so we have done a lot of the main touristy things before.  This trip we are there […] Read more…

Travel Diary | Santa Monica | Day 1

The ringing of the alarm at 4.30am was so loud, why on earth I booked our flights at such early times I began to wonder to myself but it was obviously a good idea at the time. We had to leave the hotel at 5am so it was a race against the clock to get […] Read more…

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