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Florida + West Caribbean Cruise 2016

Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi WillekensState: FloridaWhen: March 2016Destinations: Fort Lauderdale, Georgetown (Grand Cayman), Falmouth (Jamaica), Labadee (Haïti), OrlandoSights: Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas, Everglades, Orlando, Walt Disney World, Premium Outlets, Florida Mall, Mall at the millennia Day 1 - 25/03/2016 - An early departure Our trip started 1 day earlier than planned due to the terrible events on Brussels Airport. Jetair really did all they could to get us to Florida on time. They were able to book us on a flight from Frankfurt. Thank you! We didn't want to risk getting stuck in traffic in the morning, so we left a...

Route 66 2015

Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi WillekensStates: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, CaliforniaWhen: Juli 2015Destinations: Chicago, Springfield (Illinois), St. Louis, Springfield (Missouri), Branson, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Holbrook, Needles, Anaheim, Los AngelesSights: Willis Tower, Magnificent Mile, Shedd Aquarium, Trump Tower, Lou Mitchell's, Joliet Prison, Lincoln Memorial, Chain of Rocks Bridge, Gateway Arch,  Cozy Dog Drive In, Silver Dollar City, Big Texan Steak Ranch, Cadillac Ranch, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Los Alamos, Bandelier National Monument, El Morro National Monument, Seligman, Oatman, Disneyland, Santa Monica Day 1: Brussels – JFK (New York) -  Chicago (Illinois) We flew from...

New York – Las Vegas 2014

Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi WillekensStates: New York, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, UtahWhen: July 2014Destinations: New York, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon Village, Flagstaff, Window Rock, Blanding, Moab, Bryce Canyon VillageSights: Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, Las Vegas Strip, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park Day 1: Brussel – Newark – New York Our flight to New York landed on Newark. To get to Manhattan we took a iconic yellow cab to get to our hotel, Hotel Beacon. The trip should have lasted about 30 minutes,...

Florida 2013

Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi WillekensState: FloridaWhen: April 2013Destinations: Orlando, Tampa, Naples, Key West, MiamiSights: Universal Resort Orlando, Walt Disney World, Bush Gardens Tampa, Naples, Everglades, The Florida Keys, Miami Art Deco District Day 1: On our way to Florida After a flight of 8 hours we still weren't on American soil. We are flying with Air Canada and had a layover in Montréal, Canada. We had 4,5 hours before our next flight, more than enough we thought... Until we saw the line at the US Customs Preclearance. There were only 2 officers, due to the government shutdown that took effect today.....

West Coast 2012

Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi WillekensStates: California, Arizona, Utah, NevadaWhen: July 2012Destinations: L.A., Anaheim, Williams, Kayenta, Page, Bryce Canyon Village, Las Vegas, Mammoth Lakes, Oakhurst, San FranciscoSights: Hollywood, Disneyland Resort, Route 66, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon, Las Vegas Strip, Death Valley, Yosemite, Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge Day 1: Arriving in LA After a very long trip we finally arrive in Los angeles. Too bad the Dodge Chargers were already gone, but now we are driving a magnificent Chevrolet Impala. After checking in at the Custom Hotel we immediately go to sleep to be in good shape tomorrow. Day 2: Santa Monica and...

Florida 2010

Who: Jelle Collignon and Heidi WillekensState: FloridaWhen: July 2010Destinations: Miami, Cocoa Beach, OrlandoSights: Miami Art Deco District, Everglades, Kennedy Space Center, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld Day 1: We're going to Miami! After an 8 hour flight we set foot on American soil for the first time in Philadelphia. The first American we meet wants to know everything! Who are you? What are you doing in the USA? How long will you stay? Intimidating, those immigration officers. We answered all questions right, so we were allowed to enter the USA. Now quickly pick up our luggage and check in for our flight to...

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