My second stop in Dallas was the 6th Floor Museum. A must see if you visit Dallas. Location: 411 Elm Street Dallas, TX 75202 I am sure everybody remembers or has heard or seen something about when John F. Kennedy was shot. This museum gives the detailed account of his life, death and legacy. The… Continue reading The Sixth Floor Museum – Dallas
Location: 300 Reunion Blvd. East Dallas, TX 75207 The tower offers 360 degrees views of the city. The observation deck is 470 feet up in the air, so if you're afraid of heights it may not be the best place to visit. You can observe it from both inside and outside. Outside offers the use… Continue reading Reunion Tower -Dallas
Dallas was not on my original travel plan, but when the opportunity arose I jumped at making an extra stop before going to Austin. I do not regret it. On a tip from a local friend I purchased the Dallas City PASS. This was a great way to get in to several places for a… Continue reading Dallas City PASS
The US really is the land of the weird and wonderful and I am on a quest to see some of them. I would have missed these two had it not been for my local Houston guide Diana. First stop on our tour was the beer can house. This house was owned by a man… Continue reading Beer can house and Art car museum – Houston
Last weekend we took a trip down to Galveston. With Houston being inland it was nice to make it back down to the coast. Funny really, but I always seem to end up living somewhere near water and find myself missing it when it's not near. This is the message that greeted us on the… Continue reading Galveston – welcome to Paradise!
Instead of going directly from New Orleans to Houston we decided on taking a detour to visit Avery Island. The island is located in Southern Louisiana and it is about 2 hrs by car from New Orleans. I think I would have missed this had it not been for my local guide Diana. The lady… Continue reading Avery Island – a hidden gem!
The museum opened in the summer of 2000 and has rapidly become one of the most popular places to visit in the US. I can easily see why. If you are interested in history it is a must see place. It is massive with many buildings and floors to walk through, so make sure you… Continue reading The national WWII Museum
Mardi Gras is a major event in New Orleans. The interest from the public to see behind the scenes lead to the opening of Mardi Gras World. During the tour you get to see process of making the yearly floats from the onset of an idea to the final product. The tour starts off with… Continue reading Mardi Gras World with bonus exhibition
The great thing about the US is that each place you go to is so totally different from the last place you visited. New Orleans is definitely multicultural and has a rich culinary tradition just like Miami, but so totally different. The birthplace of Jazz. The homestead of the Creole. A cuisine of spicy meat… Continue reading New Orleans
Even though a tour will be a bit like being ferried around from place to place to generate more income to chosen shops and restaurants it is still one of the best ways to see as much as possible in a short amount of time. The tour I chose was not so short though...7 hours… Continue reading Miami Tour