Hello USA – Day 36-37

The National Gallery of Art, apparently the 8th most visited in the world, was interesting to wander around and look at. I did a ‘Director’s Audio Tour’ which was cool to hear some of the history behind some painting.   The planetorium at the Air and...

Hello USA – Day 33-35

Great few days in Washington DC. As per the typical tourist, we have visited a number of tourist hotspots including: National Museum of American History National Museum of Natural History United States Capitol...

Hello USA – Day 32

What a great way to spend our last day in NYC. We spend the day exploring The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.  It was great to see a well maintained musuem ship, submarine, and spacecraft up close, along with all the cinteresting content inside of each item.  ...

Hello USA – Day 30-31

United Nations We had a one hour guided tour of the UN in NYC.  Was really interesting to see various councils.  A good mix of people on tour, one lady even started having a go at tour guide about how the UN wasn’t doing enough in the world! The Metropolitan...

Hello USA – Day 29

What a great day today – we visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Probably one of the only moments in my life where I can honestly say I felt chilled to the very core after visiting it. One thing I never realised (probably since I wasn’t alive then) was that...

Hello USA – Day 28

I ❤️ N.Y.   This phrase, seen on almost every corner in the tourist center – Times Square was orginally designed as a short marketing campaign in the 60s.  Now it is heavily protected by trademark laws. Times Square is a somewhat chaotic advertising filled...