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.
Paul and Elizabeth chat with Loren Nalewanski, vice president & global brand manager of TownePlace Suites and Apoorva N. Gandhi, Vice President, Multicultural Affairs, Marriott International, Inc. about the growing importance of niche market hotels. TownePlace Suites has a current program to focus on providing services to US Military personnel with many locations near bases in the US. […]
Eva Vondrusova joins Paul and Elizabeth over lunch beside the river Vltava in the shadow of the Charles Bridge to talk about walking through Prague. Eva is one of the best guides in any city we have found anywhere in the world and walking with her through the streets of Prague is a wonderful experience and […]
Frank Lloyd Wright, the legendary American architect joins us in another of our series of Voices From The Past. Today Taliesen West in Arizona preserves Wright’s legacy and provides a remarkable place for visitors to hear about Wrights amazing projects in American architecture.
Vanessa Somarriba talks with Paul about that makes Toronto such an interesting city. The great markets, restaurants that pioneered farm to table dining, and world class theater are some of the attractions but it also offers a atmosphere perfect for walking and that encourages visitors to explore the neighborhoods and downtown.
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.
Christine Duffy, CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about new ships, military travel deals, and home-porting that makes a Carnival Cruise accessible by car from most of the United States. They discuss new features on the ships, Carnival’s amazing dining options, and the popularity of the line’s entertainment venture Carnival […]
David Wishart reports on the latest Royal Caribbean ship, Anthem of the Seas. Not only are the features amazing but the wifi is brilliant and super fast. The ship continues to amaze with features that were undreamed of not long ago. David admits to being skeptical about these huge ships but comes away from Anthem really […]
John Poimiroo who produces Voices From The Past for OnTravel is also an award winning outdoor writer. He has a love of the outdoors that is reflected in his writing and photography. He discusses with Paul what it takes to be a successful outdoor writer and why the outdoors and wilderness holds such an attraction […]
Mark Van Ells, professor of history at Queensborough Community College, The City University of New York has written a history and travel guide on World War 1 that makes for a great historical read but also provides good information on visiting the major sites of the First World War. He talks with Paul and Elizabeth about the War […]
Spud Hilton joins Paul at IPW to talk about travel and have one of their rant chats. Spud talks about how to be courteous to your fellow passengers on crowded flights and they both share their current views on the crowded skies. Spud is the Travel Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and a frequent […]
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 […]