All posts by Chloe Sykes

Chloe is currently studying American History at the University of East Anglia and hopes to pursue a career in America…so long as Trump doesn’t get in the way! She has travelled extensively as a scuba diver, visiting countries such as Egypt, Mozambique and the Maldives, but is particularly keen on visiting the Americas and Africa. Her bucket list definitely includes the little-known delights of Asia, and anywhere that offers brilliant diving – Australasia, she is coming for you!

A Whale of a Time: Swimming with Humpbacks in Bazaruto

In the summer of 2015, along with my older sister, twin brother and our mum, I embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Continue reading


Top 10 Highlights of the West Coast (California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah) Part 2

I conclude my West Coast experience here with another 5 highlights from my two week coach trip around California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah. These are a selection of places I was not necessarily expecting great things from, but nevertheless enjoyed thoroughly. As with my first set of highlights in Part 1, I would highly recommend visiting these locations if you get the chance!

Sedona – This was a truly thrilling day. As an avid Mumford and Sons fan, listening to their live album ‘Red Rocks’ which was performed in Sedona, I am not afraid to admit that Continue reading

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Wreck diving in Malta

In September of 2016 I embarked on a scuba diving trip to Malta, with my sister, twin brother and our dad. We chose to go Continue reading


Top 10 Highlights of the West Coast (California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah), Part 1

In late July/early August 2016, my travel companion and I embarked on a two week coach tour of the West Coast of the US along with twenty or so other people from around the UK. We toured with American Sky, who are a truly sensational company. We had an inspiring and informative tour guide and a good-humoured driver, both of whom took care of our every need. Each day we would drive for a few hours, making frequent stops for souvenir shopping, lunch and of course ‘potty stops’. Below are some of my true highlights from the trip, which I would highly recommend any traveller to the West Coast include in their itinerary if possible. As I have so much I want to share, this is Part 1.

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