Two Idiots Abroad
Two idiots (Simon Jakowicz and Glenn Goodhall) spending 90 days traveling around the United States, departing on the 12th September 2013. Follow our adventures as we journey from the concrete jungle - New York to the city of angels - Los Angeles.

Eye of the tiger

By: Simon Jakowicz on 28th Sep 2013

Detroit city, despite being declared bankrupt, is a really nice city, with some fantastic views. We stayed with Glenns cousin for two nights, he showed us around the city, we sat by Detroit river for a while and lapped up the sunshine and took in the...

The big fools

By: Glenn Goodhall on 28th Sep 2013

After our first long drive we found a Motel just inside buffalo a lovely Econolodge, which even had an indoor swimming pool what a shame I didn't bring my speedos. Once we got to Niagara we decided to get a tour guide, because so far we have don...

US Capitol

By: Glenn Goodhall on 27th Sep 2013

America's capitol full of Museums, monuments, memorials and amazing architectural buildings. While exploring the city I was impressed by the architecture some of the buildings are pretty impressive, none more so than the Capitol building. The Capit...

The Mighty Falls

By: Simon Jakowicz on 27th Sep 2013

Finally... this is starting to feel like a road trip, we packed up and hit the road again on Monday, heading 20 miles south to have a quick look at the Pentagon, before heading north bound for Buffalo. After 7 hours of driving and about 12 hours of a...

DC Carnival

By: Simon Jakowicz on 22nd Sep 2013

So this is our third and final night in DC, after we left New York, it has been kind of chilled, we have gone with the flow and enjoyed ourselves. DC has been a little different we had a lot of landmarks to see, it not that much time, inevitably this...

Different gear still speeding

By: Glenn Goodhall on 21st Sep 2013

Nicknamed the mini vegas and it really did live up to that name. We stayed at the Tropicana Hotel/Casino and I have to say it was excellent included in the hotel was bars, restaurants, comedy club, iMAX, gift shops and Hooters. Our favourite place w...

Philadelphia and Washington DC

By: Simon Jakowicz on 20th Sep 2013

Hooray, that map on the homepage, is actually showing a bit of progress now, even whilst zoomed out. Since the last blog, we have travelled to Philadelphia, where we picked up our new car. We was supposed to get a Chevrolet Aveo, but we got a free up...

Atlanic City, where the grass is green and....

By: Simon Jakowicz on 19th Sep 2013

The first week is completed and it's been a success. After leaving New York, we planned to spend 2 nights in Atlantic City, after having such good fun the first night, we decided to extend our stay to 3 nights. I had been told it's a mini Vegas, not...

Union Square jazz band

By: Simon Jakowicz on 18th Sep 2013

Just a short and very sweet update. In my last blog I mentioned about the jazz band we saw at Union Square in the subway. I got the instruments wrong, there is actually a sax in there. Anyway we have got a decent WiFi connection while in Atlantic Cit...

Second bite of the apple

By: Glenn Goodhall on 17th Sep 2013

Wow what a hectic last few days, I think we have pretty much walked the distance of Manhattan. We only had four days to see the big apple and it's wonderful sights so we didn't waste any time. First up today was the Dakota a pretty impressive apa...

Lady liberty and the empire state of mind

By: Simon Jakowicz on 17th Sep 2013

"One hand in the air for the big city, Street lights, big dreams all looking pretty, No place in the world can compare" It really can't, NYC and its sights are absolutely magnificent from every single angle. I was lucky enough to get a helicopte...

Standing on the shoulders of giants

By: Glenn Goodhall on 14th Sep 2013

We have arrived!!! After a 7 hour flight and a 3 hour wait at JFK border control (Their computers packed up) we have finally arrived. Today we have been exploring our new and wonderful surroundings and also trying to sort out our WiFi. It really is...

The Big Apple

By: Simon Jakowicz on 14th Sep 2013

Apologies for taking so long to get our first blog post out. Since arriving it has truly been hectic, but extremely fun and full filling at the same time. First it took 2 1/2 hours to get through immigration due to "technical problems", I think someo...