Top 10 things to do in New Orleans

If you’ve got a day to spare in New Orleans on either side of your trek with us, you’re in luck, as this is one of those cities that’s jam-packed with interesting things to see and do.

Travelling to Central America for the first time? Try Costa Rica!

Travelling around Central America can sometimes be daunting – you hear those rumours and stories and it’s enough to put anyone off. However, the actual reality of it couldn’t be further away from the truth, with nearly

Top 10 films to watch before your USA trek

Before your amazing trek across the USA, you’ll want to get firmly into the mood, and nothing beats a great movie. Whether you’ll be exhausting the Netflix collection or watching a few films on the plane there,

Top tips for an awesome campfire

A campfire is absolutely essential to the camp experience. It provides warmth, light, heat for food and an excuse to stare at something for minutes on end without feeling useless or creepy. The fire is the focal

5 Things You Must do at a Baseball Game

Baseball is as synonymous with summertime in America as apple pie and the 4th of July. It’s our national pastime. It’s late afternoon games spent with friends and family, sipping cold beers and cheering on the home

5 iconic roads you need to experience in the USA

It is believed that there are over 160,000 miles of motorways, or as they call them highways, in the USA – that’s a lot of road! And if you’re looking to travel across this amazing continent, you

10 of the best free travel apps to download before you travel

No trip across the USA would be complete without your handy smartphone. How else are you going to post shameless pics of you on the beach? However, beyond the obvious Facebook and Twitter apps, it’s worth loading

20 hilarious road signs in the USA

Getting from point A to B can often be the highlight of any road trip. It’s all about the journey, not the destination, or whatever they tend to say. However, if you have exhausted your Taylor Swift

Everything you need to know about tipping in the USA

Ah, we’ve all been there: to tip or not to tip? And trust us when we say that there are few social customs in the USA more confusing than tipping. I once was in a bar in

Tales from a Trekker

With so many of you lovely Trekkers joining us on the road each year we have decided to publish some of your stories right here for past, present and future Trekkers to read all about. We share