'Gazing up at this 1500-year-old miracle of nature is a feeling I'll never forget.'
Here are 20 things you need to know before landing in La La Land.
I'd definitely choose this route again over the hell that is LAX.
This playground of the insanely rich delivers outstanding food, music, sights, shopping, golf, culture and polo matches.
Toast with truffle: humble and not-so-humble ingredients that work perfectly together.
This gorgeously restored Chicago hotel is home to six separate food and drink outlets.
Impress your friends back home with these hilarious, cutting and just plain stupid creations.
This hotel will make you feel like a real New Yorker. Just be prepared for a "micro room".
Buckle up for the biggest ride of your life - this hugely diverse country packs a punch. With cities that boast their own distinctive character, from New Orleans to Las Vegas to New York, it's big, beating heart. Meander on its famed roads and experience spectacular coastlines, national parks and canyons, eclectic culture and food, and its warm, welcoming people.