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Visiting the U Drop Inn in Shamrock TX

Do you recognise the U Drop Inn?  The one all lit up in neon?  You’ll find it in Shamrock TX and if you have kids you might recognise it as what Ramone’s workshop was based on in the film Cars!   Now, I’ve wanted to visit Route 66, specifically with...

From Dallas to Route 66 and falling in love with Texas

I’ll say this straight away – we loved Texas!  We loved everything about it from the people to the food and even the sweltering weather. One of the reasons why we chose Dallas as our first port of call on our US trip was because of a business conference I...

Watching our first baseball game in Dallas

(These blog posts are way behind I know – I’m determined record this amazing trip before I forget all the little details!) It seems we were pretty set on enjoying ALL that there is that is traditional American culture on this trip!  Before we left the big...

Drive in movies and discovering Dallas

We had a great time in Dallas, our very first taste of the USA.  One of our favourite things we experienced was the drive in movies – something we don’t have back in the UK! Discovering Dallas One of the selling points I gave James and the kids when I was...