Category: Kansas

6 awesome experiences to enjoy in Wichita before it goes mainstream

6 awesome experiences to enjoy in Wichita before it goes mainstream

Quick! What comes to mind when you think of Kansas? Amber grains of wheat, deadly tornados, Dorothy and Toto and that?s often the extent of it. After returning from an all-to-brief, thoroughly delightful trip there, I?m making it my mission to promote Wichita, Kansas, as one of the underrated cultural gems in the US. I […]

The world?s tallest, fastest, steepest waterslide

The world?s tallest, fastest, steepest waterslide

The world’s tallest, fastest, steepest water-slide – taller than the Niagara Falls – is nearing completion in the Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark, located in Kansas City, KS. Due to launch with the seasonal re-opening of the park in late May 2014, ‘Verruckt‘ (which translates from German to ‘insane’ in English) is approximately 17 storeys high […]

Top 5 North American road trips

Top 5 North American road trips

North America is the home of the road trip. Whether you?re sitting on a Greyhound bus, riding pillion on a Harley-Davidson or behind the wheel of a classic Cadillac, your vehicle choice doesn?t matter half as much as the journey itself. Our top five choices are the stuff of movies and the best way of […]

Photograph of the week: Monument Rocks, Kansas

Photograph of the week: Monument Rocks, Kansas

In the middle a field in a remote area of Kansas,?a series of large chalk formations rise from the ground. Surrounded by miles of flat farmland, Monument Rocks provide a striking contrast. On a hot summer day, the air lies still and heavy over the rocks. Low lying wildflowers provide occasional bursts of colour and […]

Are you overlooking certain US cities?

Travellers who prefer hidden gems to over-hyped hotspots should apparently start packing their bags for Baltimore, Louisville, and Sacramento. These are three of the most underrated US cities according to Shermans Travel. Their top 10 are: Baltimore – Boasts a revitalized Inner Harbor area, plus the backdrops for such John Waters film classics as Hairspray, […]

Explore dynamic Kansas City with InterContinental

Explore dynamic Kansas City with InterContinental

A stay at the InterContinental Kansas City At The Plaza ?can open your eyes to more than prairie plains. If you love jazz and appreciate good old American hospitality and fine food, then this vibrant modern city will be just what you’re looking for. Known for contemporary elegance, the hotel offers exceptional service and luxurious […]