Places I have Postcarded

The places I have postcarded is a list of exactly that, a kind of ‘it does what it says on the tin’ sort of list.

I came up with the idea of designing my own Lucy’s Little World postcards to let each place I visit, and like enough to mention in my blog, know that I have done so.

This is the list so far-

  • •Orange Moon Hair Salon – Great service and styling with a lovely atmosphere. (Indianapolis)
  • •Yat’s – Great Creole food. (Indianapolis)
  • •St Elmos- Great steak and fiery prawn sauce. (Indianapolis)
  • •Holiday Inn – Hotel. (Michigan)
  • •Body Basics-  Gym . (Michigan)
  • •Hoaglin – Fantastic Breakfast!! (Indianapolis)
  • •Hotel Erwin- Great staff, quirky rooms, fantastic rooftop bar and it was just lovely. ( LA (Venice Beach))
  • •Alcatraz – Fantastic museum, interactive tour and helpful staff . (San Fran)
  • •Bikes and hikes – Great way to see LA on a bike tour, Interesting and great staff. ( LA)
  • •Blue Man Group – Fantastic, lively show with a few surprises. Very funny and clever . (Las Vegas)
  • •Bodies Exhibition – Eye opener and very informative. (Las Vegas)
  • •Boudins – Fantastic bakery. Worth seeing just to smell the bread and see the artwork they have created in the form of loaves. (San Fran)
  • •Caesars – Amazing casino and interesting hotel . (Las Vegas)
  • •Chateau – Lovely and lively open air bar/ club attached to the Paris hotel. Great way to see the strip. (Las Vegas)
  • •Cheese factory – Fantastic cheese and fudge, as well as the BBQ. Great for lunch. (Sonoma)
  • •Chocolate Heaven- Very apt name, so much temptation!  (San Fran)
  • •Fresno Yosemite Airport- Great staff and you even get popcorn! (Fresno)
  • •Gjelina- The food is amazing and interesting. If you’re in LA this is the best place to go for dinner and the deserts are incredible . (LA ( Abbot Kinney))
  • •Grand Canyon Gift Shop – Perfect for picking up gifts and a handmade dream catcher!  (Grand Canyon)
  • •Hilton – Massive hotel, great facilities and breakfast.  (San Fran)
  • •Hilton Garden Inn Fresno- lovely hotel, room and staff. (Fresno)
  • •Hoover Dam- Well worth the trip and the tour guide was very interesting.
  • •Hyatt – Fantastic hotel .
  • •Jack’n’ jills – Amazing coffee and breakfast. Fantastic atmosphere and service. (Beverly Hills, Hollywood)
  • •Jenny’s Cafe – Lovely fresh, organic food. Great smoothies . (LA ( Venice Beach))
  • •Lilly’s French Cafe and Bar – Lovely for a salad or omelette and a drink. Lovely lit up by fairy lights in the evening. (LA ( Abbott Kinney))
  • •Luxor – Huge rooms, great facilities and outstanding service. (Las Vegas)
  • •Mariott- Nice rooms and friendly staff . (LA)
  • •Mauiva Air Cruise – Great host, fantastic trips and a perfect way to see of much of the west coast in a short space of time . (West Coast)
  • •New York Roller Coaster – Not for the faint hearted! (Las Vegas)
  • •Paris – Huge casino and have a trip up the Eiffel Tower! (Las Vegas)
  • •Pebble Beach – Perfect for any golfer or to see the houses surrounding the area. How the other half live!
  • •Phill’s pancakes/ Cookies – Supplier and maker of lovely organic cookies. (LA ( Venice Beach))
  • •Santorini- Lovely Italian. (Fresno)
  • •Sebastiani Winery – Great for learning about the history and about the wine.
  • •Simons Fish – Perfect place to have lunch on the pier. (San Fran)
  • •Starbucks – Various USA
  • •Titanic Exhibition – Factual and interactive. The best Titanic exhibition I have been to. (Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas)
  • •Unwind- Lively atmosphere and great for drinks or watching sport. ( San Fran)
  • •Chris’s Whale Cruise – Perfect place to go whale watching . (CA (Monterey))
  • •Yogurt Stop – Perfect for after your bike tour (see above). ( LA)
  • •Yosemite National Park- Breath-taking views and walks.
  • Yogulatte- My favourite frozen yoghurt shop ever! Staff are so helpful and the flavours are lovely and change often enough to keep you going back . (Indianapolis)
  • •Three Sister’s Cafe- Best place for a big Sunday lunch of an assortment of sandwiches and dips. The staff are very friendly. (Indianapolis (Broad Ripple) )
  • Chicago Getaway hostel –  The best place to stay in Chicago and to explore the Lincoln neighbourhood. Great rooms, location and staff . (Chicago)
  • •The Bourgeoisie Pig – Lovely staff and amazing sandwiches, all named after famous writers! Will you have a Trotsky or Bronte?  (Chicago)
  • •Pomegranate – Lovely Persian food, good servings and great flavour. The staff is very friendly and informative. (UK ( Didsbury))
  • •Baldrys – Gorgeous wholesome food from soups to cakes. It is a lovely place to have a bite to eat and the atmosphere is lovely, as well as the staff. I highly recommend it! (UK (Grasmere, Cumbria))
  • •Grasmere Gingerbread shop – If you go to Grasmere you have to go here and pick up some gingery delights. It is one of the best products to come out of Grasmere. It is so tasty , the staff are very helpful and the shop is interesting to look in. (UK (Grasmere, Cumbria)

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