Las Vegas is a weird mix of extravagant, odd and funny. I remember having the most surreal feeling when we came out of the show Absinthe in Las Vegas one night. Not only this show was happening inside a circus tent by a grand Roman looking building (Ceasar’s Palace), right … more »
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USA & Puerto Rico
Some call it “the land of dreams”, and we are on a mission to find out why!
Whether it is thanks to something positive or negative, the USA never ceases to amaze us. We have done several trips in the country, from urban stays in New York City, Chicago, New Orleans or San Francisco, to nature oriented adventures in the National Parks, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. We even got married in Las Vegas!
These are some of our best travel stories, inspired by hours of driving around the USA, listening to local music, watching American movies and a few too many burgers:
- In San Francisco: a walking tour of the Tenderloin
- Bienvenidos to The Mission District in San Francisco
- Demystifying Car Rentals in the USA
- Deja-vu Travels in New York
- Williamsburg Flea Market: where hipsters rejoice
- Little Portugal in Newark
- The USA in my Mouth
- USA’s National Parks on a Budget
In Hawaii, we experienced a different side of the USA. In fact, depending on the setting, you’d almost forget these islands are a part of the same country. We tried stand up paddle for the first time in Maui and stayed at the most incredible tree house inside a volcano in Big Island. We’d love to go back one day!
Our latest trip to the US took us to Puerto Rico. During our entire stay in this beautiful territory, we couldn’t help but think how Puerto Ricans get the raw end of the deal when it comes to being American. They are neither here nor there, as they are limited by rules crafted in the mainland, yet they do not get to enjoy all the same rights folks in the continent do. Politics aside, we had an incredible time exploring the stunning coast of Puerto Rico and getting serendipitously lost and found in random charming towns.
It was an early start for us, the day that we got up to go ride a balloon in Phoenix, thanks to Rainbow Ryders. When we left our hostel, it was still dark and for once, the temperature outside was actually pleasant! We took our car and got onto the … more »
We spotted these adorable chocolate animals in San Francisco while walking around Downtown. I was pretty keen on eating them up but Zara thought they were too cute to eat. So where do you draw the line? When does food become too cute to eat? Or is it a war … more »
Before you cross the door at CamelBackpackers, forget about any pre-conceived idea of “hostel” that you might have. Leaving that concept outside, you’ll come into CamelBackpackers Hostel, to realize this place is way cooler than most hostels out there! What makes CamelBackpackers special? The fact that, more than a business, … more »
One of our favorite cities in the US was Portland, Oregon. The place just has amazing vibes and some really beautiful bridges! The day that we spent in Portland we ended up eating a really nice meal at Whole Foods in the downtown area. Then we hit up some awesome … more »
One might think that as someone at Disney decided to call Disneyland (the original) “the happiest place on earth” these guys have no humility at all. But then you visit this place and realize “Why should they?! This is absolutely awesome!”. As you cross the gates of Disneyland in Anaheim, … more »
Today is our last day in the US. We fly out of Los Angeles tonight back to New Delhi via Guangzhou, China. It’s going to be a long journey to the other side of the world! This trip has been a total blast! Today’s photo shows a tree house carved … more »
Yesterday it was my birthday and I had an absolutely incredible day! We spent 13 fun-filled hours at Disneyland in California (the original!) and even got to meet Mickey Mouse himself! He took a break during the shoot of his next movie and was kind enough to take a photo … more »
While planning our visit to the iconic Grand Canyon, we decided to stay a couple of days in the not so far away town of Flagstaff. Even though we arrived at night, it didn’t take much time for us to realize that Flagstaff and the area around it is more … more »
Yosemite national park in California, USA will surprise you with it’s unique granite rock structures. The park is dominated by massive mountains of granite and the valley is flush with green meadows, beautiful lakes, and dense coniferous vegetation. Driving around you’ll see ancient Sequoia trees, crazy high waterfalls, and tons … more »