Never really fancied America but you just have to go to New York City once in your life. Shopping, the sights, the theatre. Go up the Empire State Building, The Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty (even if it isn't in New York State!
Tolkien Cruise. Via T+L (www.travelandleisure.com). f you book a Royal Caribbean cruise in early December, don’t be surprised to see capes, pointed ears, and furry feet on some of your fellow passengers. Trilo3y Voyages, with the blessing of J.R.R. Tolkien’s family, is planning the first in a series of cruises for fans of the author’s works, including The Lord of the Rings.