While the rest of the United States gets prepared for the coming spring, fearsome winds and temperatures hitting ‘twenty degrees celsius’ below zero are still lingering here, a place in the true north, Alaska. About one-third of Alaska lies within the Arctic Circle. The destination provides opportunities of unique tourism and exploration, like Arctic sightseeing and the once in a lifetime, Aurora Borealis (Northern lights) watching.

New year followed soon after the still fresh, first snowfall of Boston, 2015. It was cheerful as always, and glittering like every year, but it all still felt new to us. This was our first New year eve in Boston city, and I can’t sound enough surprised at how lively it was, with families, children, youngsters, couples, and friends, all strolling through the singing and dancing streets.

For this year’s Christmas weekend, we decided to take a short road trip to Rhode Island, from Boston. A friend of ours highly recommended NYLO, and Expedia had some great rates to offer. Instantly, we took up the deal, and went ahead to pack and hit the road. Reaching Warwick, and right after checking-in into the hotel, we knew this one would end up in a stay to remember.

Its two days left to Christmas, and the jingles are playing all around the city! Christmas trees are glittering with lights, and Santa’s are waving on the streets, while the beautiful wreaths are welcoming people at the doors. This winter, bringing in a bit of DIY freshness into our house, I made my own Christmas wreath, wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from team StreetTrotter!

Like every other girl, I grew up believing in fairy tales. My childhood was filled with dreamy characters – prince and princesses, magicians and knights, witches and monsters, goblins and dwarfs. The world was not made of skyscrapers and busy cities, but was built into one magnificent castle, packed in a musical snow globe. And the only question I always asked secretly was, “What if, someday it all came true?” And last night, it really did.

America is a big country and there is certainly a lot to explore and enjoy. In fact, you might not know where to start, if this is your first trip to the States, and undoubtedly you would want to cover as much ground as you can. Helping you plan and making it simpler for you, here is a list of things we recommend doing and seeing on your first trip, to get the true taste of America and its culture

It’s said – If you haven’t seen The Blue Man group, you haven’t seen Boston. Well I won’t totally deny this claim, as if you happen to be in Boston, watching The Blue Man group live is worth the experience. One hour forty minutes of unique music, live art, use of great multimedia and an enigmatic play of light, sound and paint – is what this show is all about.