Christmas on Fifth Avenue in New York

During the Holidays the shops on Fifth Avenue in New York do their very best to give everyone a Holiday feeling. They do this through their beautifully decorated windows.

A surprising view on Utah

These beautiful images were released by Red Bull after the Red Bull Rampage of 2017. This yearly mountainbike competition is held in Virgin, Utah, just outside the boundaries of Zion National Park. Only the best riders are invited to participate. With Thomas Genon and Nico Vink also Belgium has been part of the event since 2012.

Huge rock falls off El Capitan in Yosemite National Park

A piece of rock 'the size of an apartmentbuilding' fell off the famous El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. One person died and another one was injured.

Royal Caribbean uses ships to assist victims Hurricane Irma

Royal Caribbean is working with US and local governments to assist victims of Hurricane Irma on St. Thomas, St. Maarten and Key West. The cruiseline is dispatching 3 ships to evacuate victims and deliver supplies.

The Great American Eclipse as seen from space

Scientists of the UW–Madison’s Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) observed the Great American Eclipse through the eyes of one of the world's most advanced weather satellites, GOES-16.

Will there soon be 51 states in de USA?

The United States of America consists of 50 states. But this could soon change. On June, 11th a referendum will be held in Puerto Rico with becoming a state as one of the options.

150 years ago the USA made the best deal ever

Exactly 150 years ago, on March 30, 1867, the Americans payed 7.2 million dollars to buy Alaska from Russia. This was the best deal ever for the USA, because nowadays Alaska is one of the richest states of the USA.

New York City in 4 days

New York is the perfect city for a citytrip, but what can you do in a few days? This is the planning we used for our trip tot the Big Apple and is perfectly doable without having to hurry.

Amerika Reis roadtrip 2017

We are busy planning our roadtrip. The flights, hotels and rental car are booked. But we are always looking for nice stops along the way. Let us know what we really can’t skip during this trip.

Will we soon trade our Facebook password for a USA visa?

First there was the controversial entry ban for certain muslim countries and now the Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly has a new proposal. When applying for a visa they can ask you to hand over your social media passwords.

Belgian newspapers will make America shine again

The Belgian business newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo launch a crowdfunding campaign for the restoration of the Statue of Liberty in New York. Because freedom can not shine enough. #MakeAmericaShineAgain

Trump reviews Visa Waiver Program and ESTA

Trump has signed an executive order that immediately suspends the Visa Interview Waiver Program (VIWP). This has nothing to do with the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) that is based on ESTA.

Presidential facts

For the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States we give you some presidential facts.

Starting tomorrow cell service in all NYC subway stations

Governor Cuomo revealed that by January 9th nearly all subway station in New York will have cell service from AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon.

Visit Mount Rushmore? Visit Crazy Horse too!

Before or after you visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial you have to visit Crazy Horse Memorial, about 25km to the west in South Dakota.

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Amerika Reis grew from a passion for travelling to the United States of America. Planning a roadtrip takes a lot of time and effort. This website is intended to help you with your search for the right information by gathering all relevant information in one place. The pure information is complemented by our own experiences.