American Roadtrip | Illinois – The Home of Abraham Lincoln & Chicago

With a son named Lincoln it’s hard not to see his name everywhere while travelling through America, and we thought it would be silly not to learn more about the most famous ‘Lincoln’ while we were there.  Continue reading “American Roadtrip | Illinois – The Home of Abraham Lincoln & Chicago”

American Roadtrip | Oklahoma – A Special Sporting Event

There is just one Kiwi (New Zealander) currently playing in the NBA, Steven Adams, and he plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder. When we looked into the playing schedule and found we could make it to Oklahoma for the team’s last home game of the season, we knew we had to make the journey.

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American Roadtrip | Mississippi & Louisiana – More Southern Style

After having such a great time in the Southern states last year, we were excited to be returning…. and it was now crawfish season!!

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American Roadtrip | Florida – Crystal Clear Springs and the Hope of Seeing a Manatee

After a reasonable amount of driving we were happy to get to Florida and some warm weather. We didn’t have a lot of time to spend in this state but we were hoping to experience our first swim of the season and hopefully also see some manatees for the first time.

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Incredible Old Québec, a Sugar Shack Feast & a Tidal Bore

Québec City, oh my!! We thought we had seen some snow before now, but driving into the area we started seeing the hugest piles of snow we had ever seen.

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