We all have our reasons for wanting to go to a faraway place, experience a new culture or enjoy a different cuisine. But what goes through our mind when we pass up on a destination or eliminate it from our shortlist?
It’s not very often that you get an opportunity to spend a day in a different country. Doing so in Europe is easier, granted, but outside of Christmas shopping trips to Bruges or Amsterdam, it’s not something I, as a Brit, get to do much.
No visit to San Francisco is complete without venturing out to “The Rock” in the choppy waters of San Francisco Bay – Alcatraz stood as a notorious federal prison for almost 30 years between 1934 and 1963 and housed some of America’s most dangerous prisoners including gangster Al “Scarface” Capone and murderer Robert Stroud or the “Birdman of Alcatraz”.
Sunday 23rd August
Welcome to Travel Lexx. What’s this, I hear you ask? Well, I am Lexx and I love travelling – pretty simple really! Since I last posted something on this blog, I’ve been fortunate enough to travel around 4 continents, meet people from all over the world and see some incredible places.