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 is as exciting, glamorous and absolutely fabulous as I was anticipating. 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 and it was simply perfect. The Shearwater is a beautiful 82ft schooner yacht that is operated by Manhattan by Sail, departing from Lower Manhattan’s North Cove Marina. This provides both visitors and locals alike the chance to…

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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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