Althea Chicago – Vegan Restaurant

Althea is a vegan restaurant on the top floor of a department store, downtown Chicago. It doesn’t exactly jump out as the place to eat but it was. Sitting on…

The 606 – Chicago’s answer to the High Line

The Bloomingdale Line is a 2.7-mile elevated railroad running east-west on the northwest side of Chicago. In 2015 the city of Chicago finished a project that connects 4 neighbourhood parks.…

The Purple Pig – Chicago

The Purple Pig Chicago is an institution, after 10 years it moved and we stumbled across it on opening night in its new home. They don’t take reservations and we…

Your first USA multi city trip?

*I was invited to an event held in Leeds by eShores but all opinions are my own  If you have been a reader here for a little while you will…

We Got Married In Las Vegas

After 11 years together we ran away to Las Vegas to get married after a whirlwind secret engagement. Basically we got engaged and married with only a handful of people…

5 top suitcase tips

There is a certain point in your life when you realise you need more than one suitcase. One for that summer holiday, one for that weekend break and one for…

Visiting Cape Cod in Winter

I never intended to visit Cape Cod on my visit to Boston. But meeting a friend with a hire car and the fact that my music randomly shuffled to Cape…