If you’ve never heard of Fort Worth Stockyards then you can be forgiven since I hadn’t pre trip either! Around 45 minutes from downtown Dallas, it has been preserved relatively well (or at least ‘maintained’ for tourists sake) since the railroads arrival in 1876 when it was a hub for livestock, selling in excess of a million per year!
We went there because we wanted a real taste of the Wild West. Which when we arrived what felt like being on a set of Westworld. Everywhere we looked there were guys in full cowboy attire on horses, some great moustaches and even with lasso’s and then of course the famous Texan Longhorns.
Continue reading “City Guide: Waco’s Magnolia Market”
As it is 2 years exactly that we were last in Texas, I decided to share my city guides for the great state again. America will always be my second home, or so I would like to think! We have been very fortunate that for the past 6 years we have been to a state somewhere in the USA every year, some years two trips and other years more than one state in one trip.
Continue reading “City Guide: Texas Y’all- Dallas”
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Chi-Town, The Second and Windy City, The Real Gotham.
Just a few affectionate nicknames that you will have heard or come to hear when in Chicago. A city which is most usually overlooked by many people (British in particular) as so many opt for the glitz and glamour of New York or LA instead. But I am here to tell you all the reasons why you should consider Chicago for your next city destination and break with the status quo.
Continue reading “City Guide: Chicago, IL”
I am super excited for tonight’s Super Bowl LII. Not only is it probably the one sporting event of the year that I am genuinely invested in, but my team – The Patriots, have made it through… again!
Continue reading “Super Bowl Soul Food”
The last instalment of my 3 part Texas city guides and where better to finish than the metropolis of Houston – the fourth-most populous city in the whole of the United States. Continue reading “City Guide: Houston,TX”