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Touring the USA: 4 Ultimate survival tips you need to know

The USA is filled with so many places to see and activities to do. From its iconic national parks to the Hollywood hills, you’re truly spoilt for choice. So what do you do when you want to explore the USA but don’t know where to start? You go on a group adventure tour of course! And as a lover of all things America, let me talk you through the four key things I learnt whilst touring the USA in 2016. You can thank me later…

1. Embrace the wild

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Let’s Talk New York

There really is no place like New York. Buzzing with so much energy you can instantly see why it has been named the city that never sleeps! Whether you are planning a long weekend away, or stopping off as part of a bigger trip, here are a few insider tips that the guide books don’t mention to help you plan an unforgettable stay in the Big Apple.

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Top 5 Restaurants in St. Louis

We caught up with St. Louis native Smino, this month’s STA Sounds artist, to discuss everything music and food. Smino’s latest instalment, Blkjuptr an EP explores themes of cultural alienation. Since giving the world his debut EP S!CK S!CK S!CK EP which took the the industry by storm he has gone on to pen this infectious thought provoking record, a man who definitely has an old soul Smino’s energy and likability is infectious.

You can follow Smino on instagram https://www.instagram.com/sminobrown and twitter @sminobrown

His passion for music can only be rivalled with his love of food. Here is Smino’s guide to the top 5 restaurants you must check out if you are ever in St. Louis:

5. STL Fish & Chicken

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California Dreaming: Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip! (Part 3)

The last few days of my California adventure are dawning, read the first parts of the trip here. Next on the agenda, was one of the most scenic drives in the world, with stunning coastal views, seaside villages and untouched forests – we hit the Pacific Coast Highway.

Day 13 – Big Sur


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California Dreaming: Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip! (Part 2)

Continuing on from my first few days travelling from Vegas through to San Diego (read about that here), it’s time to resume my adventure – windows down, sun shining as we passed through Newport Beach…

Day 8 – Day 9 Newport Beach

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