Come On, Baby Don’t You Wanna Go… Back to that Same Old Place, Sweet Home Chicago

The first time I saw Chicago was on a shuttle coming in from O’Hare Airport. It was a cold, grey day and the shuttle came in through the suburbs and took more than an hour. I’d just had a hectic flight from Las Vegas, followed by an encounter in the airport bathrooms with a very…

Cities of the Dead

No trip to New Orleans would be complete without a tour of one of the many cemeteries for which the area is so well known and which, in many cases, have a history equally if not more thrilling than the rest of the city. The oldest surviving┬ácemetery and one synonymous with hauntings and the supernatural…

California Zephyr – A Blessing and Curse

(Classic Zephyr – Don’t be fooled, your car will NOT look like this, we were just lucky enough to have a VIP party travelling with us, who had hired out the re-fitted classic Zephyr car) Taking a long train journey has always been rather close to the top of my bucket list. There’s just something…