North America

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in north America, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Exploring Old Havana, Cuba

12/01/2021 by .

Reza Amirinia takes us on an exploration of Havana’s iconic old town visiting many of his favourite sights.

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Greenwich Village Nooks and Crannies tour with Virtualtrips

05/12/2020This entry was posted in New York, Newsletter, North America, USA and tagged , on by .

Andy Mossack joins Virtualtrips’ live tour of Greenwich Village and finds it the next best thing to being there.

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Hitting the Road in Georgia

03/01/2020 by .

Rupert Parker takes a drive around Georgia’s musical roots taking in Macon, Savannah, Athens and Thomson.

I arrive in Atlanta by plane, not quite on the Midnight Train to Georgia, although Gladys Knight who had a hit with the song in 1973 was born here.

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Field of Light at Sensorio, Paso Robles 

18/12/2019 by .

“Build it and they will come” could have been a command created for British artist Bruce Munro, for in whichever remote spot this alchemist of light weaves his magic the crowds follow in droves.

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Insider Guide to Grand Cayman

12/12/2019 by .

One of the westernmost Caribbean islands, Grand Cayman enjoys a festival almost every month. Andy Mossack drops in during Culinary Month.

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The Undiscovered Dominican Republic

21/10/2019 by .

Mountains, mines, deserted beaches and the only vineyard in the Caribbean   – there is a side to the Dominican Republic most tourists don’t know about. Judith Baker takes to the country’s roads less travelled.

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Brooklyn Americana Festival Preview

21/09/2019 by .

Pull on your cowboy boots, put on your Stetson and hitch up your jeans for four days of honky-tonkin’ country music deep in the heart of… New York City. Tim Cooper previews this year’s Brooklyn Americana Festival, taking place on September 19-22.

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Insider Guide to Bermuda

01/07/2019 by .

Sitting on a terrace in Hamilton, Bermuda, afternoon tea is being served. The waiter is wearing immaculately pressed Bermuda shorts and there is an air of gentility and refinement.

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Amelia Island, North Florida

25/05/2019 by .

For a strip of barrier land just 4 miles by 13 miles, Amelia Island has had its fair share of suitors battling over it.

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Missouri Music on Route 66

13/05/2019 by .

You can get your kicks before you hit Route 66 if you start in St. Louis in the far east of Missouri.

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