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5 Best Tourist Attractions in Missoula, Montana The great city of Missoula sits near the edge of the western border of Montana and is approximately 45 miles from Utah. It’s the second-largest city in the state and sits along the Clark Fork River. It’s called the “Hub Of Five Valleys” due to its proximity to the Garnet Range, Rattlesnake Mountains, Sapphire Range, Bitterroot Mountains, and the Reservation Divide. Car rentals are popular, and with all of the scenic beauty surrounding Missoula, it has become one...

Words: Len Rutledge   Images: Phensri Rutledge Anyone who is a cowboy movie fan has seen pictures of Monument Valley. It was originally shown to the world by Director John Ford who used the location for a number of his best-known films. Now it is a popular feature of Instagram. So, is it worthwhile to visit? My answer is definitely yes but international visitors will have to wait for the country to open up fully after the Covid19 shutdown. It is located on the Arizona-Utah border in the USA and lies within the territory of the...

Cycling is one of the best ways you can experience the great outdoors as you can explore parts that you can’t when you are in a car. For many enthusiasts, it is not about green transportation and exercise, cycling is all about connecting with their surroundings. If you are one of those enthusiasts there are some of the most beautiful cycling paths you can take in the US.  Slickrock Trail, Utah If you are looking for a trail that will give you an adrenaline rush, there is no better place for you than the brutal Slickrock...

Vancouver, Canada’s most appealing city is a personal favourite Words: Len Rutledge   Images: Phensri Rutledge Vancouver Canada, Melbourne Australia, and Vienna Austria seem to vie for the title of “world’s most liveable city” each year. It is perhaps no surprise then that, beautiful Vancouver is one of my favourite cities in the world. The city will appeal to all ages and budget levels with its mountain backdrop, urban beaches, wonderful Stanley Park, and excellent accommodation, restaurant, shopping and theatre/museum...

Are you going to be in Cleveland for a few days? There’s plenty to see and do. Here is a list of some of the top-rated historical sites for this Ohio city. 4 Historical Sites in Cleveland 1.   Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Maybe most writers wouldn’t place the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on a list of historical sites for Cleveland. Those other writers are wrong. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is all about history. Not only will you read displays about the beginnings of the genre, but you will also see historical...

Words: Len Rutledge   Images: Phensri Rutledge Los Angeles is recognised as the centre of the USA video and film industry but it also has a growing recognition as a music and museum hotspot. Much of this is centred on the rejuvenated downtown area where new apartment blocks, office complexes and accommodation facilities are rising from long degraded areas. A real authentic cultural buzz is associated with this area and every visitor should experience it. This is a partial list of what I found on a recent visit. It would take you...

Road Trip to New York: The Experience of An American Sporting Event New York draws in a large number of visitors all throughout the year. Some come for the fast life, while some for its islands, parks; and whichever reason you have, New York does not disappoint its tourists. The Big Apple also has a lot in store for sports lovers. There is the sports giant, Superbowl, and of course, who hasn’t heard of NASCAR!  All throughout the year, NY city is bustling with sports fans right from Times Square to every nook and corner of the...

Words: Len Rutledge    Images: Phensri Rutledge With geysers, grizzlies, an impressive grand canyon, and great mud pools, Yellowstone National Park in America’s west is dramatic, imposing and at times overwhelming. The world’s first national park, established in 1872, is a wonderful blend of land, water, forest, grassland, wildlife and geothermal features. It challenges your senses and stirs your soul. Old Faithful The first expedition to reach here returned with accounts that were rebuffed by magazine editors and politicians...

Words; Len Rutledge   Images: Phensri Rutledge If you ever doubted the power of social media, you need to visit Page, Arizona, USA. There are two attractions nearby that were hardly known by anyone other than locals twenty years ago. Then came Instagram, and Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend have become internationally known tourist attractions that everyone visiting the western USA wants to see. Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon on Navajo Indian land. It has two separate, scenic sections; Upper Antelope Canyon...

Travelling the world allows you to grow as a person, get to know different cultures and people, but most importantly, it lets you try an array of new foods. This is a dream come true for any foodie. So when you’re planning on a vacation and choosing your destinations, take the local specialities in account. After all, where else are you going to try these exotic and authentic specialities? In fact, you can see the entire world following your stomach. Enjoy the tropical punch in Hawaii The US is famous for many things, but some would...