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.
Jennifer Dombrowski talks with Paul and Elizabeth about recent trips to Spain and France. In both places she takes a gourmet dining approach to seeing the city. In Paris she searches for the best crepes and in Barcelona she hooks up with a special dining tour. She also reveals that Tim is in Afghanistan.
John Poimiroo reports on visiting Branson, Missouri. As John and Paul talk it’s clear that Branson represents a huge part of America in the center of the US. Silver Dollar City, a theme park like no other, theaters, the Bass Pro Shops and the College of the Ozarks all bring part of America to life. […]
Jennifer Dombrowski reports in with Paul and Elizabeth about her new website luxe adventure traveler. She and husband Tim continue to travel the world in search of new and exciting luxury destinations. In this report Jennifer talks about wifi woes when traveling in Rumania. Since Jennifer and Tim are regular correspondents we thought you would enjoy […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]