Yosemite National Park

2 Days Visiting Yosemite National Park

Following a fun 2 days in San Francisco, the 5th leg of my honeymoon in America took us to the beautiful and picturesque Yosemite National Park. Day 1 – Iron Door Saloon, Tunnel View & Bridalveil Falls Driving into Yosemite from San Francisco was really easy with plenty of signposts and obvious scenery changes to let us know we were […]

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Cycling the Golden Gate Bridge

2 Days Visiting San Francisco

The third destination of my American honeymoon led me to San Francisco, following a 400 mile drive of the Pacific Coast Highway from Santa Monica. Arriving late afternoon into San Francisco, we dropped off the car at the airport and navigated our way through the underground into the city. Dragging our cases up the relentlessly steep roads we found Hotel Vertigo […]

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Driving the Pacific Coast Highway

Driving the Pacific Coast Highway

Following our 3 night stay in Santa Monica we started the third leg of our honeymoon in America by driving 420 miles of the California coast along the Pacific Coast Highway (route 1) to San Francisco! With the route being so long we decided to take our time by breaking it up over 3 days. This was a highly recommended route that […]

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Santa Monica beach

3 Days Visiting Santa Monica

Santa Monica was the 2nd destination of my 21 day honeymoon in America and the first of several along the California coast. Following our 2 days in Washington the 6 hour internal flight touched down at LAX and we made our way across the city to the 5* Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows. We arrived into Santa Monica quite early evening and […]

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White House

2 Days Visiting Washington DC

The first leg of my honeymoon in America was visiting Washington DC. We chose this for 2 reasons – firstly it’s the capital city of the USA so it felt like a good cultural thing to do and secondly it broke up what would have otherwise been an extremely long flight from Heathrow to Santa Monica on the Pacific coast! […]

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Washington Monument

My Amazing Honeymoon in North America

So having gained the confidence to propose in Italy last summer, we finally got married at the start of September! With the timing of the wedding we were fairly limited with the different locations that we could venture to where it wasn’t hurricane season. We considered going on a “mini-moon” however decided that we wanted to head straight off after […]

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