Posts Tagged ‘ Minnesota ’

10,000 hotel rooms in the city you have never heard of

May 15th, 2018 | By

The Mall of America is very popular with British tourists. In fact we make up the largest contingent on non-North American visitors

Saturday snippets: 26th November 2016

Nov 26th, 2016 | By
Algarve -beach vista

Prince, viagra and bulldozing BA’s HQ compete for Adrian’s attention this week as one of the largest tour operators moves into short-breaks. Are staycations on the increase next year? Cosmos seems to betting that they are.

Brewing in Bloomington

Mar 17th, 2016 | By

Apart from havin g the Mall of America, Bloomington is also gaining a reputation as one of the places in the US where you can follow brewery trails without having to travel miles and miles to get to them all.

Bass fishing in Minnesota

Mar 1st, 2015 | By

In Minnesota it’s not unheard of to make 30 casts and catch 30 fish. So why aren’t more anglers heading to the state with over 2,500 bass lakes?

Saturday snippets: 22nd November 2014

Nov 22nd, 2014 | By
Battle of waterloo British troops memorial

The Battle of Waterloo, Moscow, Great Yarmouth and a Cornish oratory are among the things that attracted my attention this week.

The Vikings are coming; the Vikings are coming

Sep 27th, 2013 | By

Not since 1066 have we been invaded by Vikings. Then King Harold saw them off before meeting his nemesis, William the Conqueror. This time they are invading Wembley.

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…