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Destination Maryland - America in miniature

January 16 2012 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Annapolis, #Baltimore, #East Coast, #Maryland, #North America, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #traveling, #travelling, #USA

If you haven’t heard about Maryland , you're not alone. But I bet you know more about this eastern US state that you think. The star-spangled banner, Alex Haley (author of Roots), Babe Ruth, swimmer Michael Phelps, Baltimore, or the breathtaking beauty...

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Travel quote: favourite cities - Chicago

July 10 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Chicago, #photography, #Quotation, #skyscrapers, #Snap Away (travel photography), #travel, #travelling, #USA

"Far below and around lay the city like a ragged purpple dream, the wonderful, cruel, enchanting, bewildering, fate, great city." - O. Henry, writer. Picture: Birds-eye view of Chicago, USA.

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Happy Independence Day!

July 4 2011 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Independence day, #July 4th, #parade, #Snap Away (travel photography), #Uncle Sam, #USA

Picture: Independence day parade in Annapolis, Maryland (2007)

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HistoricEllicottCityIMG_1863

February 2 2011 , Written by DiverseTraveller Published on #usa, #maryland, #historic, #howardcounty, #ellicottcity

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Travelling not blogging: quick update from #USA

December 21 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Baltimore, #Ola Fagbohun, #solo travel, #Travel News, #traveler, #travelling, #USA, #woman traveller

Picture: Map of United States of America. Source: http://www.50states.com/us.htm Sorry for being quiet of late, I am still out and about in the USA. Spending my days full of city exploration or catching up with friends and family. All of which leaves...

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Jersey City prepares for Christmas

November 27 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Christmas, #Jersey City, #New Jersey, #Snap Away (travel photography), #USA, #Xmas

Jersey City, about fifteen minutes by PATH train or ferry from it's famous sister, New York City. And just like it's famous sister, Jersey City takes Christmas celebrations seriously. While, Jersey City has nothing to match the grandeur of NYC's famous...

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Reading: Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America

October 23 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Jenny Diski, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #stranger on a train, #train, #travel, #traveling, #travelling, #USA, #women travelers, #women travellers, #women writers

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Virago Press Ltd; New edition (15 Jan 2004) Price: £6.99 Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America "We were on a train, out of the way of our lives, any of us could tell anything we liked. We were, for...

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Detained for questioning

October 16 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Airport, #BWI, #Diverse Traveller, #immigration, #interview, #Ola Fagbohun, #questioning, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #travel, #travelling, #USA

Passing through immigration is one of the pet hates of most travellers to the USA. We all know the process is necessary, but with so many booths why are there never enough officers on hand to deal with the hundreds of passengers arriving practically every...

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Currently reading: Savannah Blues

March 18 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Chick-Lit, #fiction, #Georgia, #Mary Kay Andrews, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Savannah, #Savannah Blues, #USA

I have been reading a lot of non-fiction book of late, great for expanding my mind, but sometimes hard work. My brain has cried "enough!", so this week, I am giving my brain time off and reading something light i.e Savannah Blues by Mary Kay Andrew. I...

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Will You Be 'Naked Cruising' in 2010?

January 18 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #ABTA, #jamie oliver, #naked cruising, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #research, #road trip, #South Africa, #travel, #travel trends, #USA, #X factor

Naked Cruising - sounds a bit dodgy doesn't it? Paints a picture of dirty old men lurking aamongst the bushes in parks and commons. In fact, naked cruising is a holiday on a cruise ship where the holidaymakers are legally nude. I bring this up, as according...

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