America is the land of the free, and also the land of the petrol-guzzling, gun wielding, over-indulgent, excessive Americans. My experience of America was one of awe. The vast size of the countryside, the vehicles and, unfortunately, the people, was amazing. My goals for visiting America included shooting a gun (at a gun range), going to a rodeo, driving a great, big truck and eating to excess. I achieved all my goals and gained a pant size to prove it. America has plenty to offer, and these are just a few of my favourite picks: