US PRESIDENT NUMBER THREE | Darrin Henry 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.
MEMORIAL DAY, USA | Darrin Henry Memorial Day in the USA is a public holiday held every year on the last Monday in May, created to remember those who gave their lives in the American Civil War (1861-1865) but in the years since has been widened to include all subsequent conflicts.
The largest aquarium in the world is the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, and judging by the people here it’s a big favourite for tourists like us visiting this US city. Watching fish is scientifically proven to be therapeutic, no matter the size of tank.
The Olympic Dream Is Over | Darrin Henry We've had more beggars approach us during our first full day in one of the world’s richest countries than we've had during our six week visit to Southeast Asia. It’s completely taken us by surprise.
Talladega National Forest, Alabama | Sharon Henry I didn't realise this Talladega National Forest, is bear country. If that fact had been known earlier I'd bet my bottom dollar we wouldn't have come. Statistically the chance of a bear encounter is 1 in 1.2 million
CANADA’S WORLD WONDER | Sharon Henry If ever there was a time for spectacle screen wipers this would be it, I can barely see and spray assaults my eyes like mini missiles when I take the glasses off. But it's exhilarating and we can't
VISITING THE NEW WORLD | Darrin Henry I can't shake the feeling that World of Coca-Cola Museum Atlanta is actually a very clever marketing ploy – we’ve paid to get in to let them tell us how great their product is, then in turn be
BEHIND THE SCENES STUDIOS TOUR | Darrin Henry When CNN was launched from the CNN Center in 1980, I was a young boy growing up on an island still without VCRs and more than a decade away from live TV, where the latest news came
A SUPREME CELEBRATION |Darrin & Sharon Henry Front and centre photographing Al and Toby’s first kiss at one of the first same-sex weddings in Tennessee was not on the script for our pilgrimage to Nashville, but this is the annual Pride Festival and today when the sun came up it