The Travel Onion Blog

Oct
21
If anywhere can lay claim to being the spiritual home of rock music it’s New York City. It is after all the city where Bob Dylan made his break, where the Velvet Underground pioneered their art rock sound and where The Ramones proved that anyone can learn three chords and start a band. But what are the most important music landmarks to check out in the Big Apple? Put on a beat-up denim jacket and read our comprehensive guide to find out… Read More
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Oct
14
Dreamy landscapes, varying from lush meadows to beautiful mountain peaks. Green forests and the most amazing flowers. Little old towns, historic buildings and castles, and a diverse culture. Great events, concerts, and traditions, like you are visiting the region with a time machine, and experience these traditions like a few hundreds of years ago. Hiking trails through the mountains and along lush meadows, opportunities for cyclists, white water rafting, canyoning, climbing mountains, great lakes with even better water sports, and the best opportunities for skiing and snowboarding, even in the summer. Read More
Tags: Alps

Oct
11
Portland's International Rose Test garden isn't like anything I've ever seen before. It's primary purpose is as a testing ground for new rose varieties and it is the oldest rose testing program of it's kind in the United States. They care for over 10,000 plants of 500 varieties. For almost one hundred years, the city of Portland, Oregon is the only North American city to give an award for new breeds of roses, the "Gold Medal" rose award. Read More
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Oct
09
In the heart of the vast Oregon wilderness, over 600 exotic and native animals live a fully protected and free-roaming lifestyle. 'Wildlife Safari' in Winston, Oregon, with a full 600 acres of land, has dedicated themselves to the conservation, education and research of wildlife. I was very happy to get a chance on my road trip to see these animals in dedicated habitats in the beautiful Oregon landscape. Read More
Tags: Oregon

Oct
07
You are exhausted and tired of city life and the monotonous daily grind and you desperately need a break! You want to get close to nature and its gifts, breathe in fresh breath of air and feel alive once again. Read More
Tags: Safari

Oct
01
Malawi has adopted the name of the Land of Smiles. It’s one of the staples of Africa and it continues to bring in thousands of visitors each year. It’s no surprise really. Theres so much to do in this country, Read More
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Sep
30
Bordeaux wine tours have long been a popular activity for all the family. Many of these wines are so famous they outlive their makers by decades. Their names are bywords for quality and thousands of tourists travel to this part of the world each year to sample their glory. Read More

Sep
30
Since its early beginnings as a trading crossroads for the local Indian tribes and later as the site of Fort Dearborn, the city of Chicago has played a pivotal role in the history and development of the United States. Read More
Tags: Chicago

Sep
23
On my road trip from Los Angeles to Portland Oregon, Crater Lake wasn't exactly on the way but I heard it was not to be missed. Never were truer words stated. Knowing nothing about Crater Lake before I got there, I truly didn't know what to expect. Traveling up 2000 feet on snowy mountains in the middle of July is the last thing I expected. I was like a giddy 6 year old seeing the snow the first time. 'Look, there's more! And over there too! It's snow, it's snow!' Read More
Tags: Oregon

Sep
19
Siem Reap, is major tourist destination in Cambodia because of the ancient monuments and stunning sunsets that have attracted major motion pictures to shoot here! Here are a selection of great historical, beautiful and tasty things to do when you visit Siem Reap. Read More

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