Elvis Presley Graceland Mansion in Pictures

When I touched down in the land of the Delta Blues aka Memphis, Tennessee, the thing I was most excited about was visiting Graceland- the place where Elvis Presley lived and ultimately died on August 16, 1977.  I wouldn't describe myself as a really hardcore Elvis Fan,...

Wet and Wild at MGM Grand’s Wet Republic

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll probably have seen lots of media coverage of Prince Harry in Vegas, where he was spotted getting wet and wild at MGM Grand's Wet Republic. Only 2 month's earlier I went to that very same pool party-...

Broke-Ass Vegas: How to do Las Vegas on the Cheap

Las Vegas on a budget? Yeah you heard me. On the surface, Vegas is all about spending money on gambling, food and drinks, but for the frugal traveller, Vegas also has many cheap deals that you use to your advantage...

Video: Myakka Airboat Tour, Florida

Want to see alligators in the wild? Myakka River State Park in Florida has lots of them! I boarded the Gator Gal for an airboat tour of Myakka.  We saw big alligators, little alligators, a wild pig, vultures, cranes and even an eagle!...

Video: Winter the Dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

If the movie doesn't show up, follow this link to view it on youtube. In Florida I visited the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to see Winter, the dolphin from the movie "Dolphin Tale", starring Harry Connick, Jr. and Morgan Freeman.  While I hadn't actually seen the movie before, I...

Touched Down in the Land of the Delta Blues…

I have listened to the song "Walking in Memphis" by Mark Cohn time and time again. But it was only when I visited Memphis that I truly understood what the lyrics meant.  I didn't quite put on some blue suede shoes and board a plane, nor...

Turning 25 at TBEX in Colorado

Part of the reason I chose to tour the USA this summer was to attend the TBEX 2012 conference in Keystone, Colorado. It happened to fall on my 25th birthday, and what better way to celebrate your birthday than with 600 other blogging friends?! It seemed...