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.
Francois Navarro CEO of Paris Region Tourist Board joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about why Paris remains one of the top travel destinations in the world with more than 47 million visitors a year. He shares some of the newest highlights in the city including some new museums. He and Paul also talk about travel safety in […]
Jennifer Stein joins Paul to talk about spring training in Arizona. Peoria, Arizona Has two teams and is a great family destination. Jennifer talks about the joys of Spring and how people come from around the country to follow their favorite teams in Arizona. Al Bonowitz, joins Paul and Elizabeth to provide some perspective on […]
Caroline Beteta,CEO of VisitCalifornia has shaped a message that resonates around the world. California is a place where dreams do come true and you can realize your dreams while visiting California. She talks with Paul and Elizabeth about the opportunities in marketing the iconic image California has to the world. It seems that everyone does want […]
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 […]
Eric Goldring chats with Paul about great river cruises and cruising on Seabourn ships as well as AmaWaterways. Paul and Eric talk about great wines like Tokaj, great caviar from Uruguay and other components of the good life. Eric Goldring is recognized as one of the leading exponents of luxury cruising, a rapidly growing segment […]
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.
Combining exercise and what they refer to as reality-based self defense Krav Maga is ideal for travelers. Paul chats with Howard Mallen who is the co-founder and CEO of Krav Maga Worldwide. Howard began training in Krav Maga at age twelve receiving instruction directly from Chief Instructor Darren Levine, who brought Krav Maga to the United States […]
Marc Patterson of Boingo talks WIFI and connectivity while traveling. Paul and Marc discuss the advantages and disadvantages of keeping in touch while traveling. From years of experience on the road they share tips and tricks for using WIFI and also the advantages of Boingo, especially when it comes to security. Paul points out the advantages […]
Catharine Hamm, travel editor of The Los Angeles Times, talks with Paul about the Festival of Books and the program which includes many experts who can share their expertise in travel. It costs nothing to attend the Festival but there are packages available that can add to the experience. Experts such as TSA spokesperson Nico Melendez and […]
Daniel Farrar, Chief Executive Officer, joins Paul to talk about the technology behind Switchfly the company powering travel search/booking and loyalty point redemption solutions for some of the world’s most celebrated brands. Almost all of us use the technology of Switchfly when we search for travel on the Web. Farrar shares that Switchfly is rapidly expanding its […]
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 […]