Global with Tony Wheeler

Global with Tony Wheeler

Tony WHEELER

Tony Wheeler

British-born Australian award-winning entrepreneur and travel writer Tony Wheeler is the powerhouse behind Lonely Planet's decades-long legacy.

Bob Dylan's House

Historical landmark
2425 7th Ave E, Hibbing, MN 55746
Bob Dylan's House

"We drove through Hibbing, where Bob Dylan grew up, and went to the house where he lived from when he was six to 16 — when he left to become, no longer Robert Zimmerman, but Bob Dylan. We're shown around Bob's bedroom, the laundry chute where he'd put his dirty clothes down and his mother washed them — and he mentions that in one of his books. I love that. That was a high point of last year's travels."

Tony WHEELER

The Oxbow Hotel

Hotel
516 Galloway St, Eau Claire, WI 54703, United States
The Oxbow Hotel

"The Oxbow Hotel. The website said, 'We're a hotel with a hipster vibe.' And a bit further down, it also said, 'We offer senior discounts.' You get those two together so rarely, so when you combine the hipster vibe with the senior discount, it's great. Every room had a vinyl record player and a little vinyl library at the reception. You could check out three LPs, take them to your room, and play on the vinyl record player."

Tony WHEELER

Finca Vigía (Hemingway House Havana)

Museum
3P93+3WX, Finca Vigía Km. 12 ½, J Sosa, La Habana, Cuba
Finca Vigía (Hemingway House Havana)

"I love places like Hemingway's place [Finca La Vigía] in Havana; you go there, and it feels like the typewriter is still by the bed — he might just jump out of bed and type a few more pages, crossing all the adjectives, as he didn't like them. Places where people did things are always fascinating. It's one of the things to experience if you're in Havana."

Tony WHEELER

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