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The Day We Ran The Rocky Steps

Paying Homage To Philadelphia’s Favourite Son | Darrin Henry How many people back in the 70s and 80s tried drinking raw eggs after watching Sylvester Stallone do it in the movie, Rocky? Ughh, that was disgusting! The first Rocky film (1976) has just finished showing on MNet’s Action channel on

By |2017-05-27T01:01:01+00:00March 19th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|0 Comments

10 Things To Do In Washington, DC – Prepare For Walking!

VISITING THE USA CAPITAL | Sharon Henry Donald Trump’s bigly promise to 'make America great again' will be orchestrated from here, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when the new American president moves into the White House in Washington, DC in January 2017. We were in the

By |2019-02-08T04:07:27+00:00November 11th, 2016|City Life, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction, USA|2 Comments

Vintage Hand Painted Signs – Ghosts Signs In America

PHANTOMS OF MARKETING’S PAST | Sharon Henry Vintage hand painted signs or ghost signs are not, as the later name suggests, signals of being haunted. Rather they are outdoor advertising signs of products and businesses that many themselves have 'given up the ghost', but

By |2018-11-06T01:35:26+00:00October 20th, 2016|Canada, City Life, Culture, USA|0 Comments

Jamestown St Helena – Searching For Breadcrumbs

Jamestown St Helena has changed little in appearance over the last few centuries. Since the island’s discovery by the Portuguese in 1502 and eventual settlement by the English in 1659 a fair chunk of built heritage has survived. St Helena's capital and only city

By |2018-12-04T10:34:05+00:00July 12th, 2016|City Life, Culture, St Helena|38 Comments

The Graffiti Street Art of Toronto, Canada

A Gallery Walk Through Kensington Market | Sharon Henry Opinion about graffiti, or street art, is split down the middle; one person's art is another's vandalism. Toronto, in Canada, has embraced the culture of graffiti, a move that has boosted the city's tourism industry.

By |2018-11-26T02:59:20+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Canada, City Life, Culture|10 Comments

Toronto CN Tower – Engineering Wonder of the Modern World

Top Of The Beanstalk | Sharon Henry Just like a magic, giant beanstalk would, the Toronto CN Tower demands your attention. Its gangly, rocketing height is hard to ignore, plus the tower pretty much photo bombs every picture you'll take in the city.

By |2018-03-23T00:34:56+00:00January 24th, 2016|Canada, City Life, Tourist Attraction|1 Comment

What People Say About Chicago – Street Interviews in The Windy City

Chewing The Fat In The Windy City | Sharon Henry They say 'look up', as opposed to being fixated to a tiny phone screen. Meaning don't miss the world around you through trivial distractions, look up. However, in Chicago, all you can do is

By |2018-01-15T04:17:07+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Amazing People, City Life, USA|2 Comments

A Day In The Windy City – Chicago, Illinois

DOING THE LOOP | Darrin Henry Did you know that Chicago is not the windiest city in the United States? In fact, compared to some other cities it’s not even close. The world’s first skyscraper was constructed in 1885, 130 years ago – in Chicago. Chicago and jazz and blues music

By |2017-05-20T05:44:29+00:00December 17th, 2015|City Life, USA|0 Comments

10 Cheap Or Free Things To Do In St Louis, Missouri

GATEWAY TO THE WEST ON BUDGET | Sharon Henry For a city nicknamed 'Gateway to the West' we found St Louis, Missouri surprisingly quiet, it wasn't quite the thoroughfare the name suggests. At first glance it looked a vibrant metropolis, with full car parks

By |2018-10-08T02:16:43+00:00December 15th, 2015|City Life, Tourist Attraction, USA|2 Comments
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