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.
Colleen Mangone with the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions joins Paul for our annual update of what’s new in theme parks and attractions. She talks about coasters that break new ground and push the technology further than ever before but with a constant eye to safety. Family travel to theme parks and not just thrill […]
Steve Helms joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about a great Southern resort, Primland, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Modeled after the great resorts of the past with activities ranging from tennis to sporting clays. It’s the perfect place to unwind anytime of year but fall is spectacular with the colors of the trees […]
Vojtech Kacerovsky, Director CzechTourism Los Angeles talks about the treasures of the Czech Republic and how this great destination in Central Europe, offers good prices, ease of travel and unspoiled architecture. Prague is one of the great cities of Europe and was not destroyed during war time hence the historical city looks pretty much as it […]
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.
Senior Editor of Cruise Critic, Chris Gray Faust chats with Paul and Elizabeth about cruising to Cuba. She talks about the Canadian cruise line that is doing cruises around the island nation and why it is a good deal. She also talks about what she found and provides tips for those thinking of cruising to […]
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 […]
Former US Marine rigger, Jim Markel, builds Red Oxx Luggage in a workshop in Billings, Montana. Backed by a simple ironclad guarantee, and built to the best specifications, we’ve traveled with it for years and speak from experience. Jim joins us here to talk about the quality that makes his luggage special but also his attitudes […]
Ted Bravos and the International Tour Management Institute, that he founded, have made being a tour director a career. He has trained thousands of people in the art and craft of being tour managers and most of his graduates find work in this fascinating niche iin the travel business. Think traveling and getting paid to […]
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 […]
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 […]