Entries by Paul

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News — Sonoma County Welcomes Visitors After Fires

Correspondent John Poimiroo joins Paul to talk about the recovery of Santa Rosa and Sonoma County after last year’s devastating fires. John reports that most wineries and attractions were unaffected by the fire with farm trails and great wine enriching any Sonoma County visit. Revealing the fascinating story of the Flamingo Hotel, a mid-century modern icon […]

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People — Tor Hagen Talks Luxury Cruising on Viking

Torstein Hagen is Chairman of Viking Cruises, which includes river and ocean cruise lines. Viking was established in 1997 with the purchase of four ships in Russia. In 2000, the company purchased Europe’s KD River Cruises in order to grow its fleet, to leverage 40 years of river cruising experience and to acquire rights to […]


Cruising — Exceptional World Cuisine On Viking Ocean Ships

Anthony Mauboussin is the Director of Culinary Development for Viking Cruises. Paul and Elizabeth chatted with him aboard the newest ship of the line, the Viking Sun, when it called in Los Angeles on its world cruise. Topics include the culinary opportunities cruising the world affords, finding  unique local specialties and providing interesting menus for Viking […]