Ideas, interviews and conversations about the most interesting places to stay in travel. From Luxury resorts to budget priced motels we cover it all.

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Shane Dallas Checks In From Nairobi

Shane Dallas is back, visiting the show from Nairobi. Shane has recently completed a feat he never thought possible: visiting 100 countries. On this show, he shares some details about traveling to Nairobi in 2017, traveling to Indonesia, and his 100th country. Having heard of travel to Iran in the early 90s, but not having had a chance to visit, it was an ideal place for his 100th country. Shane tells us about the amazing people, culture, and sights he witnessed on his trip. For more details, visit his website and listen to the full episode below.

 

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Jennifer Dombrowski’s Top 17 Places to Travel in 2017

Regular guest Jennifer Dombrowski visits the show to talk about her top 17 places to travel in 2017. A tradition she’s carried through the years, Dombrowski has used her travel expertise and experience to make her list. Topping the list this year, is her current hometown: Bordeaux, France. Other locations we’ve discussed on the show with Dombrowski include Morocco and the Philippines. Read the full list on her website and listen for more details in the podcast below.

 

 

 

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Voices From The Past With An Architect Who Helped Shape Southern California Style

Kurt Cyr brings famed architect Alfred Frey to life. Frey was one of the seminal architects who helped to create modernist architecture in Palm Springs, California in the 50s and 60s. Kurt Cyr’s company Palm Springs Mod Squad offers tours and insights into Modernism in Palm Springs. Modernism Week in the desert community attracts thousands each February. For more information on visiting the area check out Visit Greater Palm Springs

 

 

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Janice Wald Henderson Talks About Ritz Carlton Before A Cruise

Janice Wald Henderson is back, today to talk about her recent experiences at the Ritz Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recent changes in American river cruising, and more. Henderson recently stayed at the Ritz Carlton in Fort Lauderdale before and after a cruise, and highly recommends the hotel. It has both the amenities you’d expect from a Ritz Carlton, with the added casual atmosphere you’d find in Florida. In addition to the amenities at the hotel and the wonderful food, Henderson shares expert cruise travel tips as well as how to get the best possible deal at almost any hotel. 
Henderson also discusses her recent trip on an all new European-style cruise in America: French America Line. The new company, based out of New Orleans, is changing the river cruise experience in the US, and she has all the details. To learn more listen to the full episode below.

 

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An Insiders View Of Tenerife From A Resident

Stephanie Wear talks with Paul about the unique reasons to visit Tenerife and the Canary Islands. World Heritage sites, great resorts and even a super volcano to explore, Tenerife is a hit with Europeans and is beginning to attract more visitors from around the world.

 

 

 

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The Man Behind the Myth: Buffalo Bill

When you think of the wild west, you’re often met with visions of cowboys in open land, riding their horses, and herding cattle. While much of that has faded away with time, Cody, Wyoming preserves the authentic western life. Claudia Wade visits the show to share insights, stories, and fascinating trivia about Buffalo Bill, once the most famous man in the world thanks to his Wild West Show. In the episode below, listen to her tell the accounts of history surrounding the myths and learn more on the Cody website.

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Janice Wald Henderson Talks About Food And Cabo San Lucas

Correspondent Janice Wald Henderson joins Paul to talk about a food festival in a fabulous hotel in Baja California’s Cabo San Lucas. She talks about the amazing modern cooking that can be found in Mexico and the service and talent found in the hotels. And yes there is relaxation aplenty.

 

 

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The Best Of Scotland From A True Scots

Jeremy Hawkins with Connoisseurs Scotland talks with Paul and Elizabeth about not only the best places to stay in Scotland but areas of the countryside where there is a luxury hotel and miles of near wilderness. He even shares the remarkable fact that one hotel has a program of providing super sports cars like Ferraris to guests. Of course we do talk about golf but all agree that some of the best food in Europe can be found in Scotland. 

 

 

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Jennifer Dombrowski Finds Flying In Asia An Adventure

World traveler, Jennifer Dombrowski, visits to share her experiences recently visiting the Philippines. Her trip started in Manila for the TBEX Conference, where she spoke on her work as a travel blogger over the years. After the conference, she and her husband traveled to other places in the Philippines, including the Two Seasons Coron Island, where they got to explore the ocean with their new diving certification. Listen to the full episode below to hear more about her adventures, as well as travel tips for long plane rides from her and Paul, below as well as on her website.

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Beer Lovers Paradise In The South

Niall Hanley joins Paul and Elizabeth to chat about life and the booming culture in micro breweries in Raleigh, North Carolina. Niall talks about the early days of emigrating from Ireland and starting what has become the pub with the most active taps in the world. Niall talk about the logistics of managing over 360 varieties of beer on tap and how the business has evolved. He shares his plans for a gourmet food court that is in work.