travel guide for western us

Why Visit Madrid? 10 Compelling Reasons to Go to Madrid Now – USA Travel Article

Why Visit Madrid? 10 Compelling Reasons to Go to Madrid Now Madrid is often overshadowed by Barcelona, yet has at least as much to offer the visitor: world-class museums, delectable markets, historic neighborhoods, exciting nightlife, traditional music, friendly people, less touristed venues, sumptuous gardens, impeccable historical credentials, and fantastic day trips (including four World Heritage Sites). If you’re wondering why you should visit Madrid, here are 10 compelling reasons to go to Madrid—now.1. Wander around the Puerta del SolThe Puerta…

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San Francisco Tiled Steps – Art for Everyone to Enjoy – USA Travel Article

San Francisco Tiled Steps – Art for Everyone to Enjoy San Francisco is a very walk-able city and I have always been enchanted by the unexpected treasures that I have had the good fortune to discover as I’ve wondered through the city.  The tiled steps are absolutely one of those treasures.  There are tiled steps at multiple locations and they are public art installations constructed by artists with local support and maintained by the neighborhood residents and through donations. Some…

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This Week in Travel – Episode 257 – USA Travel Article

This Week in Travel – Episode 257 Last Updated on November 16, 2019 This week Jen Leo, Spud Hilton, Chris Christensen and I are joined by this week’s guest: Stephen Harris author of Traveling Through North Korea: Adventures in the Hermit Kingdom and bigbeaverdiaries.com[amazon_link asins=’1773706144′ template=’ProductAd’ store=’chrischrissho-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’ fb106256-6cc1-4a4e-ad3d-30105b4d6d4b’]Subscribe on Apple PodcastsThis Week’s NewsJapan Airlines introduces baby seat map to allow passengers to avoid infantsNew 4,000-Mile Trail Will Let People Bike Across U.S. – SimplemostAWKARKD: New Planes Will Track…

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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas: The Ultimate Family Vacation – USA Travel Article

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas: The Ultimate Family Vacation Earlier this month, Royal Caribbean International’s Symphony of the Seas bid Europe adieu and set sail for her new, permanent home in Miami, Florida. Lucky us! American families can now enjoy seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries aboard this incredible ship, which was recently featured on TIME magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places” list. Truly, Symphony of the Seas boasts next level entertainment and experiences that make for an unforgettable family vacation.…

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28 Things to Do in New Zealand – USA Travel Article

28 Things to Do in New Zealand I was speaking to a total stranger about New Zealand recently. At a certain point in the conversation, he told me he’d never heard anybody say a bad word about the country. “Same for me,” I said.And it was true. Over the course of two separate New Zealand trips, and a total of 18 months traveling the country, I’ve never heard so much of a whisper of negative conversation about it.I don’t know…

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Gili Trawangan – Our Experience On Indonesia’s Backpacker Island – USA Travel Article

Gili Trawangan – Our Experience On Indonesia’s Backpacker Island Written by Dariece Swift Dariece is a co-founder of Goats On The Road, and an expert in saving money, finance management, building an online business and of course… travel. She loves meeting new people, trying new cuisines, and learning about the unique cultures of our world. She has over 10 years of experience helping others to realize their travel dreams and has worked in numerous jobs all over the world to…

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how to make green bean casserole – USA Travel Article

how to make green bean casserole I remember the day my taste buds were changed forever: Thanksgiving 1985 and my host mother in Maryland USA, in whose family I was living as a student for the year, produced the iconic green bean casserole.I have been making it ever since and slowly but surely turning Kiwis onto this vege dish that goes brilliantly with Tom Turkey. However, it’s so good that when I go back to America and we all get…

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▷ Where to see Christmas Lights in NYC – USA Travel Article

▷ Where to see Christmas Lights in NYC During the holiday season, electric bills skyrocket all throughout New York City. Seeking to outdo one another, both private homes and established landmarks string up dazzling lights for you to marvel at in every direction you turn. Here’s where to go to see the most stunning Christmas lights in NYC.Contents✨ Looking for a Holiday Lights Tour? Check out the 4 best holiday lights tours in NYC! ✨The 13 best places to see…

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6 of the Best Cities to Start Your Road Trip In – USA Travel Article

6 of the Best Cities to Start Your Road Trip In Love a city adventure? Yeah, us too. As well as some of the best National Parks in the world, North America is home to some of the most amazing cities you’ll set foot in. Think big sights, oodles of culture, nightlife for days and some serious photo ops. We’ve rounded up six of our favourite city destinations, and the best tours to take after exploring them! New YorkIf you’re new to…

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Whitewater Kayaking Down The Pemi River • Expert Vagabond – USA Travel Article

Whitewater Kayaking Down The Pemi River • Expert Vagabond Whitewater Kayaking the PemiNew Hampshire, United StatesCharging forward through a wall of spray, I make a quick S-turn ducking my head away from a boulder as the drop approaches. Powerful whitewater churns 10 feet below.Just seconds from powering through my very first Class 5 whitewater rapid, and I’d be lying if I told you I wasn’t nervous. It’s a steep waterfall chute known to local kayakers as Thank You Ma’am.The rapids…

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My Top 10 Things You Have to Do 2019 – USA Travel Article

My Top 10 Things You Have to Do 2019 New York is massive and there is no way you can see everything. A few attractions and activities, however, belong on everyone’s bucket list. We don’t want you to miss a single must-do when in New York City, so with no further ado, here are the top 10 things you have to do in NYC.ContentsTop 10 Must-Dos in New York CityWhen thinking about the top 10 must-dos in New York City,…

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