USA Archives: Tips & Travel Advice For Visiting the United States

I dreamt of visiting New York City for most of my life. Finally, in June 2015 I lived my dream. There are so many wonderful things to see and do, all across the United States, it can be hard to know where to start. One day, you will hopefully find a huge range of articles about every single state in the USA. Until then, read about our adventures in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York City and Hawaii!

How to Choose & Book the Perfect Contiki Tour: A First Timer’s Guide

How to Choose & Book the Perfect Contiki Tour: A First Timer’s Guide

If you’re looking for a great first way to explore and experience the United States, I highly recommend a USA Contiki Tour. Back in June of 2015, I did the Best of USA Contiki Tour. It was my first time embarking on solo travel, and I spent a long time finding a reliable and decently priced company. I had visited theUnited States before with my family, but I hadn’t yet ventured overseas alone. I’d heard…

Best of USA Contiki Tour: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas & New York!

Best of USA Contiki Tour: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas & New York!

Back in 2015, I made one of the biggest decisions I’ve ever made. After dreaming about visiting New York City for most of my life, I started doing some research. I couldn’t find anyone who was able to travel overseas with me, so I looked into solo travel. There are quite a few choices available when it comes to safe and easy solo travel, and the one I went with was Contiki! I had heard…

Visit New York: A Guide to New York City’s Must-See Attractions

Visit New York: A Guide to New York City’s Must-See Attractions

For most of my teenage and adult life, I had dreamt of the day I would finally visit New York City. I imagined looking up at the Statue of Liberty, spending a day shopping up a storm in Soho and I wanted to stand in absolute awe, in the middle of Times Square and never leave. I wanted one of those ‘I love NYC’ t-shirts, and every other cliche tourist souvenir you can imagine. Yes,…

Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour: Exploring the Grand Canyon

Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour: Exploring the Grand Canyon

Back in June 2015, I embarked on my first international solo travel experience. I did a lot of research to work out which type of experience would suit me best, but eventually settled on a Contiki Tour! I looked extensively into which specific tour I wanted to do, based on the cities I hoped to visit. Eventually, I settled on the Best of USA! If you’re unfamiliar with Contiki, basically they’re a tour company for…

3 Days San Fransisco Itinerary: A Guide to Golden Gate Bridge + Alcatraz

3 Days San Fransisco Itinerary: A Guide to Golden Gate Bridge + Alcatraz

Whilst on Contiki, (check out the tour I did – Best of USA – here) our second stop was San Fransisco. Let me just tell you, San Fransisco is a beautiful place. I have always wanted to visit, as I’d always heard such great things about the city. So many of my friends and family members have said they would live there in a heart beat. So not only was I hearing good things, I had always…