PITTS AND STARTS
It’s almost as if Icelanders don’t want to stay in Iceland – because Wow Air (wowair.co.uk), the Reykjavik budget flier, is Stars-and-Stripes-mad, dashing to 13 US airports. This includes Pittsburgh (visitpittsburgh.com), the less-feted Pennsylvania city whose Andy Warhol Museum (warhol. org/museum) is superb. Flights are possible from Gatwick, Stansted and Edinburgh. Returns from the latter start at £341.
Pittsburgh? Globally renowned pop-art icons who painted tins of soup? Too obvious for you? OK. Sure. Wow Air also flutters into St Louis (explorestlouis.com). Erm, sorry, where? Exactly. It’s in Missouri. It’s on the Mississippi. It has that huge landmark, the Gateway Arch (gatewayarch.com). You know, that big upturned “U” which rises to 630ft.