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Get the scoop on the best places for ice cream in New York City

There’s no better treat to take you back to your childhood than a scoop of ice cream, it’s dairy nostalgic heaven! Whether your taste buds are craving the simple joy of vanilla or something a little more experimental, we’ve got you covered with our guide to the best ice cream New York City has to offer.

Momofuku Milk Bar

Price range: $$

Skipped breakfast? Head to the Milk Bar for a cereal bar soft serve – it tastes just like the milk at the bottom of a bowl of cornflakes! While you’re there, grab a few b’day truffles – a birthday party in a bite. Don’t be scared of the constant queue, it moves pretty fast and we promise you it’s worth the wait.

Where to go: 251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003

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The best ski resorts in…Nevada?|

Nevada. Home to Sin City, the Hoover Dam, screaming armadillos (don’t ask) and you guessed it… ski resorts?! Granted, not the first thing you think of when you think “Nevada”. But this desert state has some of the freshest powder and gnarliest slopes around. Here are a few of our favourites.

1. Heavenly Mountain Resort

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5 places in Nevada that will scare your backpacks off

Waking up after a crazy night in Vegas without your shoes and credit card, actually seeing yourself in the mirror after said night out, and coincidentally having a heart attack when you check your bank account… all these are scary experiences you may be familiar with. But what about the genuinely freaky stuff? If you’re one of those people that enjoy being scared, you might want to check out these places:

Mizpah Hotel in Tonopah

Ghost adventures #tonopah #mizpahhotel

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Nevada: a playground for the outdoorsy type

If feeling the wind in your hair and a backpack on your back is where you feel most at home, then we have just the place for you my friend: Nevada. It’s a state that’s often left undiscovered as travellers fly in and out of Vegas nursing their seven day hangovers, but you need to wander further than the strip. After all, what are travellers really about, if not for getting off the beaten path?

1. Nevada is all about the national parks


Lake Mead with its canyons and kayaking, Great Basin National Park with its incredible night skies, and Death Valley (thankfully not named for the reason you might think – although it actually has some impressive salt mounds named Devil’s Golf Course, and who wouldn’t want to check that out?). Time to lace up those hiking boots!
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7 alternative places to visit in the USA in 2017

Forget the Hollywood Sign, Empire State Building and Grand Canyon! We’re here to share with you those little hidden gems you’ve never thought about visiting in the USA. From prisons housing the world’s most infamous criminals to speakeasies hidden behind telephone boxes, museums full of shrunken heads and sleepy sloth sanctuaries, here’s our pick of 7 alternative places to visit in the USA in 2017…

1. Antelope Canyon

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