City Life / Tourist Attraction / USA

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC

Try this. Visualise three tourist attractions to see in Washington DC.
I bet there’s a good chance our immediate visions are very similar: The White House; Lincoln Memorial and Washington Memorial?
Even if you don’t know the names, the huge statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting in his chair is iconic USA; that tall, four-sided concrete obelisk of the Washington Monument with its pointy top, and of course the home of the president, the White House itself.

City Life / Culture / Tourist Attraction / USA

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

Culture / Sport / USA

Digging Deep In Mud Volleyball – Hannibal, Missouri

Hannibal’s Quirky Fourth Of July Celebrations | Sharon Henry
Barbeques, watermelon and fireworks aren’t the only things our American friends will be celebrating their fourth of July holiday with today – some will be slopping around playing mud volleyball.
It’s A Dirty Sport
Yes the champions of the 37th Annual Mississippi Mud Volleyball Tournament