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 […]
Gary Arndt joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about Bermuda. It’s expensive, but beautiful and interesting. A destination that’s worth the trip. Gary shares his insights and also offers some suggestions for keeping costs under control.
Colleen Mangone chats with Paul about the future trends in theme parks. She is with the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA). The amusement park business is booming and Colleen talks about new rides and thrills that keep visitors flocking to see the newest and best. How high and how fast can you go?
The Complete Works Festival in Portland, OR, marks the first time the entire Shakespeare canon has been produced over such a brief period, or as a collaboration between so many independent companies. Most major American cities have only a single Shakespearean theater company. The Festival will span a two-year period, launching April 23, 2014 on Shakespeare’s 450th birthday – and running until April […]
The latest edition of Westways, the magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California reaches millions of readers with each issue. The current one is packed with information on great road trips both here in the U.S. and abroad. Topics include driving in Cambodia and Highway 50 in Nevada. Leslie Yap, editor-in chief , joins […]
Gary Arndt checks in from Morocco after completing his month long odyssey from Cape Town up the West Coast of Africa on G Adventures expedition ship. It a story filled with deep insights about modern Africa and the misconceptions that many in the west carry about the continent.
Anne, who is executive editor of Smarter Travel and a regular correspondent for Traveling, talks with Paul about her recent whirlwind trip to Copenhagen and the surprising culinary scene in the city. They also talk about openfaced sandwiches and frying fish. And of course Anne is heading to Vienna so we talk briefly about the […]
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.
Christian Gunning with Boingo Wireless checks in with Paul and Elizabeth to talk about recent updates to the world of wireless and wifi connectivity on the Road. Boingo is progressing with a plan to increase wireless service on military basis and there are a lot of airports signing with Boingo around the world. Christian also talks […]
Christian Gunning joins Paul to talk about the growth of Boingo, it’s expanding program in airports and also on military bases. Christian talks about the efforts Boingo is making to create more secure wifi hotspots and the growing use of encryption and also virtual private networks.
Kev Reynolds talks with Paul about the realities of Trekking In the Himalaya which happens to the be title of his book by Cicerone. Kev is an experienced trekker who has spent years in the wild spaces of high mountains and speaks form experience. He talks about how to prepare for treks and some of the […]
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.
Every year Ethical Traveler selects the top ten most ethical travel destinations. Best-selling Author Jeff Greenwald joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the awards and their importance to making informed travel decisions.
Bruce Palmer joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about outdoor survival skills and the lessons to be learned from the outdoors. National Outdoor Leadership School classes range from two weeks to a full academic year. Classes are attended by a diverse cross section of students. The minimum age is 14 and there have been students in their […]