Posts Tagged ‘ USA ’

Purple Mountain’s Majesty and Old World Elegance

Apr 5th, 2014 | By

Irene heads for one of the oldest hotels in Colorado, the Broadmoor which is the longest running winner of five star awards in the USA.

Las Vegas is an oasis for family fun

Mar 20th, 2014 | By

Cast aside your preconceptions… Las Vegas has plenty to offer families writes Kendra Thornton

Where the experts’ holiday: Richard Harpham, kayaker and adventurer

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Richard Harpham – one half of the leadership of the Big 5 Kayak Challenge, a small team taking on five distinct and unique expeditions, paddling some of the most challenging water on the planet – talks travel

Saturday snippets – 15th February 2014

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

Nottingham is riddled with caves, at least 450 of them. But these are man-made and many are under pubs so that is where many entrances are. I’ll leave you to ponder why they might be there. Now a research team in Nottingham has developed a new mobile phone application to allow people to explore the city’s caves from above ground. The free app will be available by the end of February. The application would have a map function to allow people to locate the caves
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What’s hot: January 2014

Dec 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month culture vultures are flocking to Florida while for film fanatics, the Sundance Festival in Utah is where it’s at. But there’s trouble in Thailand…

I love London so why did I leave? (Part eight)

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Kaye loves London, so why did she leave? Read the eighth part of her story exclusively on CD-Traveller

Las Vegas: the low-down

Sep 25th, 2013 | By

Las Vegas is awash with new openings from the state of the art hotels to sleek restaurants and hip clubs. Kaye Holland soaks up the heady buzz

Spice up your life: part two

Aug 6th, 2013 | By

For his latest cookbook Mighty Spice Express, celebrity chef and all round spice expert, John Gregory-Smith, went in search of the best express dishes from around the world. Here John shares his recipe for Pineapple and lime pie, with CD-Traveller readers

Where the experts holiday: Colin Wright, author, entrepreneur and full time traveller

Aug 3rd, 2013 | By

Author and entrepreneur Colin Wright has spent the last four years travelling full time. Here the 28 year old shares his life in travel with CD-Traveller readers

Hip Springs

Jul 24th, 2013 | By

Palm Springs – the hangout of the Rat Pack back in the 60s and 70s – has got its grove back. Kaye Holland has the low down on the decadent desert oasis that’s currently celebrating its 75th anniversary

Car free LA

Jul 8th, 2013 | By

The car is no longer king in LA. With over 120 miles of new bike ways created within the city of Los Angeles in the last two years, increased Metro transit options and the expanded frequency and reach of CicLAvia—the nation’s largest open streets event—the city is putting the brakes on its car-centric roots

Be seduced by Santa Barbara

Jul 6th, 2013 | By

Experience the Allure of the American Riviera

Despite that Seattle drizzle…

Jul 6th, 2013 | By

Irene continues her journey and having left the San Juan islands, now reaches Seattle, famed for a film about being sleepless, rain and Pikes Place Market. And a certain coffee began here!

New in the Great Lakes

Jul 5th, 2013 | By

Summer 2013 is shaping up to be an exciting one for the Great Lakes region. From major anniversaries that will firmly put the region on the map, to some weird and wonderful attractions and exhibitions that will appeal to many an inner fandom. There really is something for everyone…

Happy fourth of July!

Jul 4th, 2013 | By

Happy fourth of July!

Shutting up the caverns

Jul 4th, 2013 | By

From early September then, if you haven’t visited Sequoia, you won’t have that opportunity. It might re-open in the future if the younger generation of the family decide but, too often, when something closes, that’s it.

San Juan islands – lush landscapes, lattes and a whole lot more

Jul 4th, 2013 | By

Irene explored the San Juan islands which are off the north west coast of the US recently. In this story she makes it plain she didn’t want to leave!

The city of Missions

Jun 15th, 2013 | By

San Antonio, in Texas, is dotted with missions having more of them than any other city in the United States. But seeing all of them has been made difficult by having no linking between them.
Now that has altered and a new river walk will connect every one of the missions.

Going rough in Big Bend

Jun 14th, 2013 | By

Readers will have heard of the Grand Canyon but Big Bend? This major nation park in Texas has a million acres of public land and is ideal for those who prefer a more active holiday. The area has a vast desert expanses, rocky canyons, craggy mountains forested with pine and oak juniper trees and, claims the local tourist board, has the bluest skies and crystal clear nights.

Creating a diving reef

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By

How long does it take to create a completely new tourism attraction? A couple of years? Five years? A decade? In Alabama in the US, They have achieved that in just under a year.

What’s hot: June 2013

Jun 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now

Into the Denali

May 24th, 2013 | By

Remember the weather yesterday? It’s going to be similar today. Cold. Which seems a very unfair way of introducing a destination that you only ever think of as cold – Alaska. Yet the US state has an appeal of its own that’s completely unlike any other part of the country.

Entering the USA

Apr 21st, 2013 | By

One of the consistent complaints about travelling to the US is the length of time it takes to get through immigration control once you land there. If you can pass through the controls in Dublin and Shannon, why not at UK airports?

Thinking of Boston

Apr 16th, 2013 | By

Condolences and prayers for Boston visitors and locals alike, from all at CD-Traveller

Southwest Florida: an ecological oasis

Mar 4th, 2013 | By

Irene Middleman Thomas discovers an unspoiled corner of Florida

America’s love affair with rail

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

America’s love affair with the automobile is being replaced by rail writes CD-Traveller’s managing editor, Adrian Lawes

All aboard: age no obstacle to international travel

Feb 11th, 2013 | By

Domestic and international travel doesn’t stop because of age

Chicago’s windy winter

Feb 6th, 2013 | By

Adrian champions Chicago, America’s second city that’s the home of Barack Obama