The Moana on Waikiki, the Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island both legendary hotels and our correspondent Marybeth Bond takes us behind the scenes to reveal what makes these hotels great. Both have big histories and both played roles in bring modern tourism to the islands. Marybeth reports regularly here and brings a unique perspective to her travel reporting.
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Margie Goldsmith chats with Paul and Elizabeth about a recent trip to Bali and her discovery of the perfect island Sumba, off the coast. Once known for it’s forest of sandalwood trees the island today makes an idyllic getaway from the bustle of Bali. Margie also talks about some unique attractions including some great hotels.
Konstantino Matsourdelis joins Paul in Athens to discuss the new Museum of Gastronomy. (Use Google Translate on the website) In a restored building in a part of Athens known for markets and food, Konstantino has created a museum and shop that showcases some of the best of Greek contemporary food. His colleagues of young […]
Greg Geronemus co-CEO of smarTours, a guided tour company known for quality and affordability talks to Paul about how they create tours to the the world that have built a huge following among travelers looking for experiences. Paul and Greg discus the four qualities that distinguish smarTours in the world of travel. This is from their […]
Morgan Greenlee joins Paul and Elizabeth to share stories and things to do for Christmas in Indianapolis. The zoo, the art museum, the worlds largest childrens’ museum, and even the story of an artist who changed his name and created one of the most iconic sculptures anywhere. Elizabeth talks about growing up in Indy. Today […]
Gary Arndt and Paul chat about Catalunya, the region of Spain in the North East part of the country that has Barcelona for a capital. It’s a center of truly great restaurants and spectacular scenery. Gary and Paul talk about Iberico ham and great restaurants, and people who are so welcoming and proud of their […]
Marion Fourestier who represents France tourism in the United States shares her Christmas Memories along with some great suggestions for visiting France over the holidays. She and Paul even touch on some great things to do in France for the coming year. They also talk about the ease and economy of traveling by rail in […]
Chris George from La Quinta joins Paul to discuss the classic resort’s renovation and history. La Quinta Resort & Club, is now a Waldorf Astoria Resort It was south of Palm Springs was home to the rich and famous including stars and presidents. It remains one of the great desert resorts in America. Chris tells Paul […]
In another of our Voices From the Past series, John Poimiroo brings us Susan B Anthony to talk about the impact the remarkable woman made on the history of the United States. For more on the region and the history of Susan B Anthony and her contribution to America, the entire Finger Lakes region is a great place […]
Claudia Davila chats with Paul about the remarkable progress Colombia is making as a top tourist destination in Latin America. They talk about the attractions of Cartagena, Bogota, and Medellin. Each city has a unique flavor and as Claudia describes them you can experience all the seasons of the year in the cities of Columbia.