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Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Utah, USA
In pictures

Arches National Park, Utah // In pictures

Arches National Park in Utah is one of those places where the name tells you exactly what you’ll see. This park contains over 2000 different arches carved out of its golden sandstone over hundreds of thousands of years. It…

Southwest USA scenic drives

The best southwest USA scenic drives

One of my road trip resolutions when I was travelling around the southwest USA this spring was to ditch the GPS every now and then. To take the slower route with the better scenery or where there was something…

Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Travel tales

The beauty of Bryce Canyon, Utah

A land of delicately carved rock spires in sunset shades, Bryce Canyon was an out-of-this-world start to my southwest US national park hopping. The park is made up of a series of amphitheatres along the edge of a plateau,…

US National Parks America the Beautiful pass

Does a US National Parks Pass save you money?

The US National Parks are one of the country’s biggest attractions, with 59 different sites featuring landscapes from deserts and glaciers to caves and coral reefs. And that’s before you get started on the hundreds of US state parks,…

Little Hollywood Movie Set Museum in Kanab, Utah
Travel tales

Where the West was filmed: Utah’s Little Hollywood

Even if you’ve never been to Utah, you’ll recognise its landscapes. They’ve appeared on screen hundreds of times in films and TV series, from Westerns to thrillers and comedies. They’ve featured as themselves and been passed off as places…

Colorado countryside at O Bar O Cabins

O Bar O Cabins in Durango, Colorado, reviewed

When you’re doing a road trip, each different destination and hotel can merge into each other as you’re constantly moving from place to place. So when I was planning my southwest USA route I wanted to make sure we…