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.
You might think that hotel rankings are done and don’t merit much attention. But with promotional efforts and partnerships with websites, how do you know if the list you’re reading is truly telling you the best hotels out there? Jetsetter.com compiled their list of The World’s Best Hotels by surveying their global correspondents in a […]
With the slogan “The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches,” Panama City Beach Florida has set the bar pretty high for visitors, and does nothing short of deliver. The city is a destination filled with family friendly activities like fishing, gorgeous beaches, excellent dining, events, concerts, parks, interactive museums, shopping, and sports like kayaking, biking, and paragliding. […]
Airstream trailers have been an iconic American travel staple for nearly 85 years. Families, travelers, and adventure-seekers alike have taken these trailers around the world. Patrick Foster wrote the book Airstream: America’s World Traveler highlighting the history, design, and manufacturing and discusses what makes Airstreams truly special. From restored Airstream hotels to caravans across the […]
Coming Summer 2017 is a high speed rail connecting Central and South Florida. The first phase of the Brightline railway will connect Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. Brightline estimates travel from Miami and Fort Lauderdale in 30 minutes, and Miami to West Palm Beach in 60 minutes. Phase two plans to extend the […]
John DiScala, alias Johnny Jet and his wife, travel journalist Natalie DiScala, join Paul and Elizabeth to chat about what it’s like to travel around the world. And you don’t have to be a millionaire or a celebrity to do it. Join us for a fun, free-wheeling, and informative conversation among four folks who love […]
Gary Arndt joins Paul to share travel memories during the holidays and in the Winter. Together they share some of the tips and strategies they use to cope with travel during busy times and during the holidays.
Adam Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., joins Paul and Elizabeth at CLIA’s Cruise 360 in Vancouver to chat about RCCL’s partnership with the World Wildlife Fund. Preserving the marine environment is a high priority for the company, and for the global cruise industry. They also talk about the latest in […]
Princess Cruises is investing $450 million in ship enhancements that include Share restaurants, with menus created by star chef Curtis Stone, the Princess Luxury Bed, designed for better sleep, and The Voice of the Ocean, a seagoing version of the popular TV talent show. Paul and Elizabeth share the fun.
Correspondent Janice Wald Henderson joins Paul to talk about the trend of chefs joining cruise lines to create both signature food and signature restaurants. Curtis Stone creating Share on Princess and Thomas Keller working with Seabourn are two of the leaders. Janice shares her expertise in looking at the trend and what it means for […]
When planning travel, especially international travel, it’s always best to have an idea of what the current state of international travel is around the world. Greg Geronemus from smarTours gives an update regarding travel to Cuba (which since the podcast was recorded, embargo travel restrictions have changed), Japan, Africa, and Europe, as well as deals, […]
Travelers are familiar with the array of neck pillows available, but the BullRest Travel Pillow is a new offering we’re big fans of. Sean O’Meara created as a more comfortable, smaller, and better pillow for travelers. About the size of ski goggles, and ergonomically designed, these pillows provide better alignment and easily fit inside a […]
In 2002 Christopher Many set off on his round-the-world voyage with an ailing Land Rover. He named the Land Rover, Matilda, and for the next eight years, travelled 200,000 kilometres through 100 countries. Left Beyond the Horizon – A Land Rover Odyssey, tells the story in detail. Christopher left again for a third trip around the world […]
Why should you always have a current passport? When should you renew? What do you do if your passport is lost or stolen? Brenda Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services with the State Department, joins Paul and Elizabeth at the New York Times Travel Show to share her expertise about your most valuable travel document. […]
Join Paul and Elizabeth as they continue their journey through the Czech Republic. In Southern Bohemia, come along with them to České Budějovice and tour the Budweiser Budvar brewery, where Jan Kratky reveals the secrets of great beer-making. Then visit Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage site where Paul and Elizabeth take you to a […]
Rooms in red and black with an Asian motif might not be what you’d expect to see in the heart of Prague’s historic district, but the Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague features dramatic rooms and a great restaurant offering Asian-inspired dishes. Join Paul and Elizabeth as they have lunch in the hotel’s Siddharta Café, where they chat about […]