Although an Irish festival, St Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations seem to have been adopted throughout the entire world. Whether you’re backpacking across the United States, a gap year working holiday in Australia or simply travelling around Europe - here are the best places to celebrate St Paddy’s Day.
While countries in South East Asia, Europe and the Middle East have created delicious kinds of traditional street food for centuries, the Americans have taken it to a whole new level. This is where the evolution of street food has happened – from the American pizza, to the Philly pretzel and the Tex-Mex burrito.
If you are planning on travelling through the USA on a gap year, you should definitely ensure that at least part of your time in the country sees you take in Route 66. This iconic road stretches from Chicago to Los Angeles and going along it can provide an amazing insight into American culture.
When it comes to planning an adventure-packed gap year, you'll find you can take part in exciting activities and pursuits in countries across the globe, but there are perhaps few better places to do so than the United States.
When you're cruising around American from city to city, doesn't it seem a shame to miss all the countryside in between? If so, then Amtrak can offer an alternative, as rail travel can be just as cheap a way to link up your US tour.