New York Yankees vs Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium

A trip to the states wouldn’t seem right if you didn’t take the time to experience the American culture and their love of sports. I was lucky enough to score some last minute tickets to a New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox baseball game. Yankee Stadium is the home ball field of the New York Yankees and is located in the Bronx, not far out of the city. There are a number of ways to purchase your tickets, we opted to buy ours online…

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A Visit to the National September 11 Memorial in New York City

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. This poignant and emotional tribute to the men, women and children killed in the terrorist attacks is a must-do when in New York. I truly found it one of the most…

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Theatre Development Fund TKTS Broadway Ticket Booths – New York, USA

Visiting New York City? Love Musicals and interested in experiencing all Broadway has to offer? If this is you, I would highly recommend taking a visit to the Theatre Development Fund TKTS Discount Booths in New York which sell tickets for both Broadway and off Broadway musicals and plays at up to 50% off the original sale price for same day shows! There are dozens of shows on sale every single day, so there is surely something to suit everyone.  On my recent trip to…

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A Girls Color Run Weekend in Sydney

They don’t lie. The Colour Run really is the happiest 5k on earth!  The Color Run is only a fairly new concept, originating in the USA in 2012 and is based on the ancient Hindu Festival, Holi. The Color Run has been adapted and turned into a 5k fun run (or walk/jog/crawl/dance/roll etc) that promotes healthiness, happiness, community spirit and participation whilst also supporting a local charity. Now who doesn’t love that? My uni pals and I take part in the Sydney Color Run each year…

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Spider-Man on Broadway in New York City

Spider-Man on Broadway is a 2011 musical based on the Spider-Man comics, published by Marvel Comics. It also features references to the 2002 film and the Greek mythological character, Arachne. U2’s Bono and The Edge provide the engaging and fantastically entertaining music for the production. Spider-Man is an entertaining, awe-inspiring production that ranges from the traditional musical songs, amazing acrobatics that see Spider-Man flying through the air above you and amazing set designs that are constantly changing and enhance the production.  The highly technical stunts…

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Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas. The name says it all. Vegas is a crazy place where anything goes. For my first adventure in Vegas I stayed at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino, centrally located opposite Caesar’s palace on the famous Las Vegas Boulevard Strip. The FAB Deluxe Double Queen room was spacious, clean and modern thanks to its recent renovations. The great location of this Hotel is a major selling point, and there are endless meal and gambling options both within the casino or only a short walk…

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Cocktail Sunset Sailing Cruise – New York

New York City was as exciting, glamorous and absolutely fabulous as I’d always hoped! We jumped at the opportunity to take a luxury sunset cocktail cruise on a beautiful schooner yacht that cruised along the Hudson taking in all that the New York City skyline had to offer. It was simply perfect as we sailed along with cocktails in hand watching the sunset.

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The Beast Speedboat: New York City’s only Jet-Powered Speedboat

The Beast is New York’s only jet-powered speedboat! It is operated by Circle Line Sightseeing on 42nd St and departs from pier 83. The Beast is a thrill seeking, adrenaline pumping ride that sees you tearing down the Hudson River to the Statue of Liberty. It is a fun and exciting way to experience all New York has to offer from the water, taking in the beautiful New York City skyline from all angles, speeds with even a couple of spins and 360’s thrown into…

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Adventures in the German themed village of Helen, Georgia

Whilst working over the summer at Camp Blue Ridge in Northern Georgia, I had the opportunity to visit the charming town of Helen, Georgia on two separate occasions. Helen is a gorgeous town that is situated on the Chattahoochee River in Northeastern Georgia. When visiting Helen you will be surprised to find out you are still in fact in Georgia and haven’t been miraculously transported to Bavaria, Germany. This is due to the fact that over 50 years ago Helen was transformed from a dying…

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Want to fly like a bird over Rio de Janeiro?

Rio de Janeiro is quickly becoming one of the worlds hottest destinations and with the 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Olympics approaching fast its popularity is about to explode! Rio has so many amazing natural and man-made attractions and sights which include (but aren’t limited to); Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer statue, the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, Barra de Tijuca, skyscrapers, Favela de Rocinha (considered to be perhaps the largest favela or shanty in Latin America), Pedra de Gavea…

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