USA

Check out these articles for travel tips and inspiration for your next trip to USA.


A guide to tipping in the US
Being Australian, tipping is not a customary part of my culture. When I arrived in the US I didn’t understand the tipping system and often found myself confused! I was over-tipping regularly, and on other occasions forgetting to tip as I had no idea it was expected. To save you making […]

Guide to Tipping in the US


The blog highlights the Best of the US through photos of my trip. I have visited the US many times now, my first trip being to Los Angeles and New York, followed by Miami and Seattle. I then road tripped the entire West Coast before spending 5 months studying abroad in […]

The Best of the US – A Photo Journal



Red Wood National Park
The Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) are located in the United States, along the coast of northern California. They are made up of Redwood National Park, Californias Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith, and Prairie Creek Redwood State Parks.   Redwood National Park was by far one the most impressive places […]

Backpackers Guide to Redwood National Park – California


Backpackers Guide to San Francisco
San Francisco is my favourite city in the US. I have visited twice and would happily go back. San Francisco has something for everyone, from iconic sightseeing, historic sites, delicious food and an eclectic mix of culture. This is a backpackers guide to San Francisco, covering everything you need to know […]

Backpackers Guide to San Francisco



Backpackers Guide to San Francisco: Things to do in San Francisco, places to stay, day trips and other travel tips
Yosemite National Park in California is perhaps one of the busiest National Parks in the world, with over 3.7 million people visiting every year. The National Park stretches across  747,956 acres of California but most people head to Yosemite Valley to photograph or hike the famous half dome.  Yosemite was designated as […]

Backpackers Guide to Yosemite – California