Category: USA

South Beach fun and games

So it's our last day here in South Beach and I'm several shades darker and (almost certainly) several kilos heavier. It all started with a very welcome and unexpected upgrade to First Class on our flight from London. Thank you British Airways! It's been a whirlwind of a week, with plenty of beach time, plenty ...

"Blues Brothers" at Universal Studios

https://youtu.be/8n-dk5u-laI As I said previously, we spend a day at Universal Studios Orlando during this month's holiday. It was a fun, hot and expensive day. Universal sure know how you extract maximum expenditure from their visitors! Anyway, aside from the various rides and exhibits, there were some live shows. I took some video of the ...

"Welcome" to Miami

Finally here! Passport control and immigration at Miami was the usual shambolic and abrasive experience. Thank jeebus the weather's great! I managed to project (what I thought was) an appropriate mix of nonchalance and confidence to avoid "special security measures" again. Yet they always make me feel like a criminal... Especially when I couldn't remember ...

A feast for the eyes

We spent most of yesterday afternoon at MOMA in New York. The most enjoyable few hours of our visit (so far...). The museum has such an impressive selection of pieces, that each floor included something we'd both wanted to see. It was so nice to be able to get up close to works by Monet, ...