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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Located in the Pennsylvania state, downtown Pittsburgh is the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Pittsburgh. It is colloquially referred to as the Golden Triangle and is officially the central business district of the region. The city is the headquarters to several major global financial institutions including PNC, the nation's 5th largest bank, as well as the Federated Investors...

Miami Florida, South Beach and Aventura mall

Miami, Florida is a Resort City located in the Miami Dade County, Florida. It is incorporated into the United States on March 26, 1915. You should be no stranger and familiar with the typical beach and resort style setting of the area which the city is popular for. The municipality is located near the southern end of the state...

Universal Studios Orlando, Florida

This post covers my day trip to the Universal Studios Florida. The "studios" portion of the park is one of the 2 universal parks in the Universal studios Resort. It is located just north west from downtown international drive and a short 10 minute drive just off from there. The Universal Studios itself too is well served by cabs...

Islands of Adventure, Orlando Florida

The Islands of adventure is one of the two theme parks located in the Universal Florida Resort. Instead of having one big park which is impossible to cover altogether in one day, the park is split into 2 different independent parks, one the Universal Studios Orlando featuring various film related rides, theaters and production elements and the other a...

NASA – Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, Florida

The NASA Kennedy space center (KSC) is a space launch facility for every United States human space flight since 1968. It is located on the Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, Florida with both public and off limit space facilities. Given the need for remote launch sites literally in the middle of nowhere with minimal rainfall and always-clear skies (what this...

Orlando Disneyland Hollywood (MGM) Studios

The Disney Hollywood (MGM) Studios is one of the 5 theme parks here in Walt Disney World Orlando, Florida. Parks here include the Epcot, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks and the Animal Kingdom Zoo on top of the flagship Magic Kingdom park. All these parks span a huge area in this Disney world and are well served...

Orlando, Florida and Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort

My journey to Orlando begins with a flight on 17th June from Washington D.C. It's a connecting domestic flight, so no passport immigration is required for internal travel, unless if you wish to use it as a proof of ID at the counters, which can be alternatively by done with your national identity card too. TSA and security checks...

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.

The National Air and Space Museum (abbreviated NASM) is one of the museums operated by the Smithsonian Institution located just off the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The museum is home to the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world and was established in 1976 as a center for research into the history and science of...

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Washington D.C.

The National Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum administered by the Smithsonian Institution, located on the National Mall in Washington DC, United States. It opened in 1910 as was known back then as the United States National Museum to meet the growing needs of the Smithsonian Institution for additional exhibition space to house their collections, as...

Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC

The Arlington National Cemetery is located in the Arlington County, Virginia just off Washington DC. It is the nation's most sacred shrine established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House. The cemetery itself is well served by the DC Metro Blue Line heading up to the Pentagon and Crystal city, the stop in question will...

National Gallery of Art Museum, Washington D.C.

The National Gallery of Art is a national art museum, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The gallery itself can be accessed via the north entrance from Constitution Ave & 6th Street in addition to the National mall south entrance. It's one of the main museums along the National mall with it's neoclassical front architecture. The museum...

Newseum, Washington D.C.

The Newseum is one of the new modern boys on the block here along Pennsylvania Ave right here in Washington DC. Opened in 1997, it's essentially a museum focused on the news, thus the name New-seum. Decked in a modern glass and beam facade, it's one of the only few museums here with a modern design flair- a much...

Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is formally known as the District of Columbia (D.C.) and commonly referred to as Washington or simply just "The District". My trip in Washington starts with an overnight 11pm bus ride over from downtown New York. Besides domestic air travel, you could be better off taking an overnight bus between neighboring states, saving you the cost of...

American Museum of Natural History (New York)

The American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1869 and houses a variety of nature related exhibits covering areas such as Anthropology, Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology and Zoology of the past and present. It's a large museum located on the upper west side of Manhattan just beside Central Park West at 79th Street. It attracts over 4 million...

New York Hudson River Cruise, Wall street and Rockefeller Center

So what other way to waste the night lazying around at night at New York city but spending your time at Times Square. On the streets in general, New Yorkers, though friendly are not as cheery as their Californians counterparts as a whole, and yes the people culture here is still leaps and bounds ahead of that in Singapore. A...

New York City & Brooklyn

Good old New York City, the pumping heart of the United States which never sleeps. New York is a metropolitan area located on a large natural harbor at the mouth of the Hudson river. New York itself is mainly located on the Manhattan island and is shaped like an elongated "island" spiting the island into two distinctive uptown and...

Ultra massive trip photo update- North America and Europe

Hey hey! Guess what's keeping me busy from the blog over the past months? Travel! Yup, lots worldwide, it had been a rather fast 2nd year in uni, together with all it's opportunities and challenges alike. What other better way to let off all the post exam stress than with planned trips travelling the globe? Travelling is awesome, especially...

On the Alcatraz (The Rock)

You should be no stranger to the "The Rock", with the island being featured in many movies, TV shows, cartoons, books, comics, and video games alike. Located in the San Francisco Bay, The Rock (Alcatraz) is an island about 2.4 km from the shores of downtown San Francisco, California. It was a maximum security prison, a military fortification and...

San Francisco Legion of Honor Museum at Lincoln Park

Legion of Honor Museum (Link: Museum website) The California Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum is a Fine Arts Museum located in Lincoln Park, San Francisco and is the largest public arts institution in the city. The name is used both for the museum collections and for the building in which it is housed. Architecturally, I find the Legion...

Golden Gate Park, Music Concourse and De Young Museum

Golden gate park and de Young Museum Golden Gate Park in San Francisco is a large 412 hectare rectangular urban park located on the north western part of the city. Comprising mostly public park grounds and lakes, it is over 5km long spanning east to west, about a kilometer north to south in height, bounded by Lincoln Way on the...
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