Gary chats with Paul and Elizabeth about what he’s experienced in Girona in Catalunya while on an extensive photography assignment. His next stop is a travel show in Finland. We talk about the Aland Islands and travel in Finland in the winter. Gary will be in Catalunya again at TBEX this year in the Spring.
In another of our ongoing Voices From The Past series, John Poimiroo and Paul talk with General Packenham on the eve of the Battle of New Orleans. Then actor Timothy Pickles joins us to talk about modern day New Orleans. General Edward Packenham, was the commanding general of the British troops at the Battle of New Orleans. […]
Gary Arndt is on a photography assignment in Girona north of Barcelona in Cataluyna and is getting ready to embark on a series of new adventures for 2015. He talks with Paul about his upcoming travel schedule and they look back at some of the memorable trips in 2014.
US Swim School Association Executive Director Sue Mackie visits the show to talk all things swim. Because a large number of people living in the US don’t know how to swim, the association’s goal is to educate the public on the importance of water safety. Sue shares tips on water safety and how to keep […]
Nathan Kokes from Toyota visits the show to talk about the new Toyota Prius Prime. The newly designed plug in version of the well-known Prius now has its own unique look (as well as a new aerodynamic design), differentiating itself from other Prius as well as other plug-ins on the road. It has new features, […]
John Poimiroo and Janet Fullwood visit the show to share all the ins and outs of the Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Reno Rodeo Cattle drive is a 5 day adventure vacation, where 60 guests ride from Doyle, Calif. to Reno, Nevada with 300 roping steers, covered wagons, and experts guiding […]
Anders Lindstrom from Norwegian Airlines visits from Los Angeles from the French hotel chain Mama Shelter. Now that Norwegian Airlines is the first airline to offer a direct flight from the U.S. to France, they’re expanding their U.S.-Europe offerings. Anders shares industry insights, like the company adding on 40 dreamliners in the coming years, and […]
Coming Summer 2017 is a high speed rail connecting Central and South Florida. The first phase of the Brightline railway will connect Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. Brightline estimates travel from Miami and Fort Lauderdale in 30 minutes, and Miami to West Palm Beach in 60 minutes. Phase two plans to extend the […]
John DiScala, alias Johnny Jet and his wife, travel journalist Natalie DiScala, join Paul and Elizabeth to chat about what it’s like to travel around the world. And you don’t have to be a millionaire or a celebrity to do it. Join us for a fun, free-wheeling, and informative conversation among four folks who love […]
Winemaker from Arizona, Curt Dunham joins Paul to talk wine and European wine cruises. He talks how he came into the industry, making wine in Arizona, and how his vineyard came to popularity. He also shares insights and information from a recent European wine cruise with AmaWaterways, perfect for travelers and wine connoisseurs looking for […]
Windstar CEO visits to share all things yacht sailing and more. While massive cruise ships sail around the world, small vessels (like the Windstar yachts) create a unique, casual atmosphere and can go places other can’t. Hans Birkholz shares how the specialized yacht-style cruising came about and the future for the Windstar fleet.
Adam Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., joins Paul and Elizabeth at CLIA’s Cruise 360 in Vancouver to chat about RCCL’s partnership with the World Wildlife Fund. Preserving the marine environment is a high priority for the company, and for the global cruise industry. They also talk about the latest in […]
Don George visits the show at the Garden Court of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco to talk about his new book, “The Way of Wonderlust.” The book—a highlight or “best of” his career—covers 35 published stories in 38 years. Thanks to his experience as a teacher and mentor in the travel writing industry, the […]
Airstream trailers have been an iconic American travel staple for nearly 85 years. Families, travelers, and adventure-seekers alike have taken these trailers around the world. Patrick Foster wrote the book Airstream: America’s World Traveler highlighting the history, design, and manufacturing and discusses what makes Airstreams truly special. From restored Airstream hotels to caravans across the […]
When planning travel, especially international travel, it’s always best to have an idea of what the current state of international travel is around the world. Greg Geronemus from smarTours gives an update regarding travel to Cuba (which since the podcast was recorded, embargo travel restrictions have changed), Japan, Africa, and Europe, as well as deals, […]
Travel to India is high on a lot of traveler’s bucket lists. Janice Wald Henderson visits the show to to share her recent experiences traveling to India. Most people choose to travel India one of two ways: backpacking and through in hostels, or with a luxury tour. Janice booked her trip through Cox and Kings […]
You might think that hotel rankings are done and don’t merit much attention. But with promotional efforts and partnerships with websites, how do you know if the list you’re reading is truly telling you the best hotels out there? Jetsetter.com compiled their list of The World’s Best Hotels by surveying their global correspondents in a […]
Why should you always have a current passport? When should you renew? What do you do if your passport is lost or stolen? Brenda Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services with the State Department, joins Paul and Elizabeth at the New York Times Travel Show to share her expertise about your most valuable travel document. […]