American Road Trip: Elvis & Tennessee

For most of my trip through America I’m pretty determined to stay out of the main cities as I’ve already visited many of them on business and because frankly city breaks are something I prefer to do drunkenly with friends.  But there was one key exception I had to make on the first day of my Southern Odyssey…Memphis.

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American Road Trip: Washington

When you are raised in an island nation in the middle of the ocean you usually cross borders at an airport after at least a 3-hour flight.  It feels like a physical thing because you actually take off from your own country, cross a lot of water then land in a whole other country.  So the whole concept of land borders where crossing an invisible line takes you into a totally different place seems a bit crazier to us islanders than it perhaps does to the rest of the world.

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