Kava Bars in Florida – a Different Way to Chill Out on Holiday.

Bowl of kava in a yellow bowl served at a kava bar in Florida

Normally if I’m in Florida and want to make the world a happy place I go on the It’s a Small World ride in the Magic Kingdom – but when I was in Fort Lauderdale a while back, I decided to try something a bit different – I took myself off to one of Florida’s …

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Nine Things I Love About The Neon Museum

Motel signs at the Neon Boneyard, Las Vegas

I first saw the Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada in a magazine in the 1980s. There was a beautiful model standing, surrounded by scrap metal in what looked like a junkyard – but looking closer I realised it wasn’t any ordinary metal, it was old faded signs. Disclosure: Some of the links in this …

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Seven Magic Mountains (And More Cool Art) in Las Vegas

Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas are towers of coloured rocks - but they aren't the only fun art in Las Vegas

Attention, Attention – this is a public service announcement. Time is running out if you want to go and see the uber cool Seven Magic Mountains in Las Vegas. That’s them below – seven 30ft high colourful pillars of limestone created by the Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone. They went up in the middle of the …

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Cadillac Ranch, Texas: The Two Things You Must Take With You

Row of brightly coloured cars stuck in the ground at Cadillac Ranch near Amarillo, Texas

Spraying graffiti onto old cars is not normally something Destination>Differentville would condone, but at Cadillac Ranch, in Amarillo, Texas it’s positively encouraged – so tool up with a couple of essentials and get ready to hit one of the US Highway’s most fun stops. When I was looking for an image that summed up everything …

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