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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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California Dreaming: Las Vegas to San Francisco Road Trip! (Part 1)

There’s something really special about going on a road trip, isn’t there? It screams adventures, great tunes and freedom. Some would say it makes the best kind of holiday. So, with my bags packed, playlist created and fancying myself as a bit of an explorer, I knew an American road trip was the way to go…
Where best to embrace the great open road, than a Californian adventure – where Hollywood movies are made. A trip like this needed a lot of planning as I was covering a huge distance in two weeks. So to help all you would be travellers, I’ve documented my journey, sharing my itinerary and top sights along the way! I’ve broken my adventure down into a three part series, so grab a cuppa, settle down and get inspired to travel.

Day 1-3 VEGAS


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USA’s Best National Parks | Celebrating 100 years of National Parks!

The USA is the ultimate road trip destination! With wide open highways, palm-lined coastal roads and stunning National Parks. On 25th August 2016 USA National Parks will be celebrating their 100th Birthday. So here are some of the best National Parks the USA has to offer. Hit the road and explore!

Here are some of the USA’s best National Parks:

1. Yosemite National Park

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