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D23 and Comic-Con. James DeRuvo reports

Our tech lord and family travel reporter James DeRuvo has spent the summer at both D23 and San Diego Comic-Con. He joins Paul with a report of what he calls “nerd stock.” SaveSave SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave

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Don George Talks About The Land He Loves And The Work He Loves

Don George joins Paul to talk about his most recent trip to the Japanese Island of Shikoku and the tour he led for Geographic Expeditions. They discuss, food, hotels and an ancient pilgrimage that attracts thousands to the island. They also discuss the Japanese rituals associated with bathing. And in mid August it is time once […]

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Janice Wald Henderson Talks Cruising with Windstar And A Dream

Janice Wald Henderson talks about small ship cruising with Paul and both agree that Windstar is one of the best. They have both motor/sailing ships and small ocean-going yacht-like vessels that can dock and anchor right along with today’s mega-yachts. Plus they are casual and hence comfortable. Paul and Elizabeth spent their 25th anniversary on […]

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The Presidential Pedigree of Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel

Rich Grant, the self styled “Curmudgeon of Denver,” joins Paul to talk about the 125 year old Brown Palace in Denver, and how it used to serve as the Western White House for President Eisenhower and the First Lady during the summer.   SaveSave SaveSave

Tipping and begging while traveling …

When traveling, how much should you tip? And is it safe to give to beggars in the streets? There’s a complicated and varying set of rules of when and how to do both that varies from country to country, and even area to area. Wallace Immen joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about tipping and whether […]

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The Common Heritage of Charleston and Barbados

The Barbados have a very historical and unique connection with the city of Charleston South Carolina. With this connection in mind, Paul chats with historian Dr. Karl Watson, Dr. Carrie Hall (CEO of Barbados Tourism Product Authority), and Petra Roche, of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. SaveSave

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Anna Hobbs Cruises The Rivers Of France

Anyone who has traveled the waterways of France knows that it can be quite a majestic experience. Travel writer Anna Hobbs joins us to talk about the advantages of an Emerald River Cruise and the unique experience of traveling through France and its rivers.     SaveSave SaveSave

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Great Lobster In Maine At Beal’s Lobster Pier

Stu Snyder co-owner of Maine’s famous Beal’s Lobster Pier chats with Paul about what makes lobster such a treat in Maine. They also talk about seasonal differences, best ways to prepare and who has the best lobster roll. Beal’s is on a beautiful part of the Maine coast. Here’s some more about Beals in their own […]

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Lisa Lutoff-Perlo Reveals Celebrity Edge’s Eden

Celebrity Cruises’ President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the new Celebrity Edge, a ship destined to revolutionize the cruise experience when it sets sail in late 2018. One innovative concept involves Eden, a three-deck-high space at the ship’s aft that will offer a variety of dining and entertainment throughout the […]

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Charleston Hyatt Is Two Hotels Together

The Hyatt Place in Charleston, South Carolina is actually two hotels in one. Rachel Frost, director of marketing for Hyatt House joins Paul to talk about this unique new concept that’s the first of its kind in the United States.     SaveSave SaveSave