Anne Banas, executive editor of SmarterTravel.com shares some of her discoveries from a recent trip to the Azores. There’s wine, cuisine and even some pastry to talk about as Anne shares highlights of the trip. She writes in Smarter Travel about the Azores: Isolated in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Azores, a Portuguese island chain unknown […]
The horrible wildfires that have hit Colorado again are some 50 miles south of Denver and according to Rich Grant the damage while terrible and tragic hasn’t impacted the things visitors come to the state for. The scenery is still spectacular and Denver offers visitors some real surprises. Microbreweries, art museums, parks and bike trails […]
Paul and Elizabeth chat with Jeff Duggan, the creative force behind Portola Coffee Lab. He is taking his same reverence for the integrity of fine coffee to the world of tea. His creation Seventh Tea Bar uses the latest in high tech brewing equipment to bring out nuances and flavors in great teas that few have […]
Chris George from La Quinta joins Paul to discuss the classic resort’s renovation and history. La Quinta Resort & Club, is now a Waldorf Astoria Resort It was south of Palm Springs was home to the rich and famous including stars and presidents. It remains one of the great desert resorts in America. Chris tells Paul […]
In another of our Voices From the Past series, John Poimiroo brings us Susan B Anthony to talk about the impact the remarkable woman made on the history of the United States. For more on the region and the history of Susan B Anthony and her contribution to America, the entire Finger Lakes region is a great place […]
Claudia Davila chats with Paul about the remarkable progress Colombia is making as a top tourist destination in Latin America. They talk about the attractions of Cartagena, Bogota, and Medellin. Each city has a unique flavor and as Claudia describes them you can experience all the seasons of the year in the cities of Columbia.
It’s Greyhound’s 100th Anniversary this year and Andy Kaplinsky, CFO/Chief Commercial Officer joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the major improvements the company as made to modernize their brand. This year nearly all of the 1,200 fleet will consist of brand new coaches that feature free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats and extra legroom. They’ve also […]
Chris Christensen of Amateur Traveler talks with Paul and Elizabeth about a driving trip through middle America. From the Nego League baseball museum in Kansas City to country music in Nashville and the Civil Rights Museum in Memphis it was a trip to remember and experience some of the history both painful and noble in America.
Lufthansa’s Nils Haupt joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss airline service, planes and how Lufthansa is working to make everything they do a truly five star experience. Long known for the best and industry leading service in First Class, the airline wants to be known for that level of service throughout the fleet. Lufthansa, is the […]
Global correspondent Marybeth Bond reports in on what maybe the best of all the river cruises on Scenic Cruises. Not only is the cruise totally all-inclusive there are some nice little touches that show extra care. Marybeth reports that bikes are high-tech electrical assist models that make riding through the countryside a dream. She tells […]
Veteran journalist Norm Sklarewitz joins Paul to talk about a recent vacation (that’s right — a vacation) he and his wife took on a Viking River Cruise in Europe. Norm came away a fan. River cruising makes travel easy and the sights along the river make it interesting.
In this second part of our interview with Jean-Marie Queriaud, director of operations in France for Uniworld Paul and Elizabeth talk about the glories of cruising on the rivers of France.
Jason Will was named one of the 35 young leaders as visionaries in the world of digital travel at the PhoCusWright Conference this year. We were fortunate to be able to snag him for a chat. The Class of 35 interacts with the industry’s best and brightest during The PhoCusWright Conference and participation exposes the group to today’s […]
(ARCHIVED) The year begins with the National Association of Music Merchants holding a giant show in Anaheim California to showcase the best and newest products that everyone will see in the coming year when it comes to music, music production and new ideas. While closed to the public it represents one of the must visit […]
Rick Calvert, Co-founder of TBEX, the travel blogging exchange that has enjoyed phenomenal growth over the last few years talks with Paul at TBEX Athens about the impact of blogging on travel in less than a decade. TBEX focuses attention on that by bringing the world’s top travel bloggers and experts in new media together in a […]
Anne Banas, Executive Editor of Smarter Travel shares her love of honey with Paul and Elizabeth. It’s true that luxury hotels and even Notre Dame have bee hives on the roof. Not only do the bees provide honey for the kitchens but the establishments are doing their part to preserve and protect honey bees. They also […]
Anne Banas joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about recent columns at Smarter Travel. In this edition she hits the road for summer road trips. Great stories and great trips.
Anne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel.com chats with Paul and Elizabeth about summer travel and how to snare the best deals. Anne share tips from the correspondents at Smarter Travel and Elizabeth and Paul talk about great summer trips.