Aiden here. When we arrived at the fantastic Washington DC Zoo, we decided to go the dancing sloth on the Asia Trail. There were no sloths in the zoo because they were sleeping. When the sloth display ended, the Asia trail was still going. To our surprise, we saw, a snow leopard was on the … Continue reading Panda spotting at Washington DC Zoo
So, if you’ve read my sister Amara’s post The National Mall and a side order of two museums, you’ve probably got the idea that we visited a lot of museums. The last one, the International Spy Museum, was a clear favourite compared to the Zoo and Natural History museum. The museum housed many gadgets, some … Continue reading The blown cover
Obviously some food that we eat on earth can’t be eaten in space, so what do astronauts eat? A visit to the Air and Space museum answered this question as freeze- dried ice-cream was purchased, taken home and eventually eaten. Freeze- dried ice-cream is basically ice cream with removed water. Also, some freeze-dried ice creams … Continue reading Astronaut food: What do they really eat?
The kids’ excitement about visiting the National Mall in Washington DC soon depleted when they realised the Mall was not a shopping strip but a national park that featured iconic monuments (such as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument) and Smithsonian museums. “No more museums!” they moaned. The National Mall is also home to the White … Continue reading The National Mall and a side order of two museums
Throughout the trip we tried several burger chain restaurants, and a few non chain restaurants. We tried out ‘Shake Shack’, the famous burger chain started by famous New York restauranteur, Danny Meyer, after the Brooklyn Bridge walk. The portions are small, and on the expensive side. The good part was that we could have a … Continue reading USA burger ranking
In a city that never sleeps, our time in New York was a whirlwind of iconic attractions, quintessential New York experiences and glorious food – it was frantic, eclectic and totally fabulous! Below are some of the highlights of our New York sojourn. Continue reading We ♥ New York