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Memorable Travel Through The Eyes Of Our Military Part 1

Sergeant First Class Nick Waddell, U.S. Army; Petty Officer First Class Stephen Hale, U.S. Navy; Staff Sergeant James Barrett, U.S. Army; Petty Officer Second Class MacKenzie Adams, U.S. Navy

Sergeant First Class Nick Waddell, U.S. Army;
Petty Officer First Class Stephen Hale, U.S. Navy;
Staff Sergeant James Barrett, U.S. Army;
Petty Officer Second Class Mackenzie Adams, U.S. Navy

In what is becoming an annual tradition Paul and Elizabeth talk with members of our American Forces about travel and special experiences they have had with people and places around the world.





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Roger Dow President of U.S Travel Association Talks Improving TSA

Roger Dow CasualRoger Dow chats with Paul and Elizabeth about a recent study that points out ways in which the TSA can improve with very little effort. The study points out the about a third of TSA funds are diverted to other uses. 

Since the Transportation Security Administration’s inception in 2001, the agency has been tasked with a difficult but critical job: protect our nation’s transportation systems and travelers while processing them as efficiently as possible. The men and women of the TSA have done a remarkable job keeping America safe for 15 years. The agency’s mission, however, has been rendered more challenging in recent years, thanks to political and budgetary turmoil, resulting in agency staffing shortages, long lines at airport checkpoints and other frustrations. The agency has improved its performance despite the tumultuous policymaking environment, but it must continue to evolve to meet the demands of a constantly shifting security landscape—and in doing so, provide a more streamlined travel experience for all U.S. flyers.  Read More…

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Wallace Immen Shares Thoughts On Cruising And New Carnival Vista

Wallace Immen visits the show once again, this time to share his experiences on river cruises in Myanmar/Burma. Wallace shares his experiences on the new ships and their amenities and features. He also shares his experiences in towns and villages along the way, his experiences in temples, the cuisine, the new year festivities, and more. Paul and Elizabeth later discuss cruising in general, including new ships, experiences, amenities, and more.

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Jennifer Dombrowski Shares Adventures in Morocco

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Jennifer Dombrowski visits the show once again to share another travel adventure, this time, she visited Morocco. She visited Marrakech to visit her friend Amanda, who took her on gourmet food tours of the city. In addition to Marrakech, Jennifer went glamping in the Sahara. Hear her travel tips, food recommendations, and other insight into traveling to Morocco.

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Driving Through the Balkans with Gary Arndt

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Gary Arndt visits with Paul and Elizabeth to share his stories from a trip of a lifetime: driving through the Balkans. Gary tells all, from road conditions to accommodations and more. He shares what he came across on his trip in various locations including history other details you might not learn any other way.

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Gary Arndt On His Quest To Visit North American National Parks

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Gary Arndt is on a quest to visit as many National Parks as possible. He visits with Paul to share about recent trips to some well known, and some not as well known, parks in both the US and Canada. He shares his experiences in the parks in Alaska, stories of what he saw, as well as some history of the National Parks system.

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Experience New York at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

Sam Ibrahim, general manager of the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, visits with Paul and Elizabeth to share exciting new changes after their $45 million renovation. Brooklyn is no longer unknown, it’s one of the biggest up-and-coming areas in the city. The hotel is located near enough to the Brooklyn Bridge that visitors can walk across to get downtown. Paul and Elizabeth go on to share insights into the history and changes in Brooklyn, as well as tours available, and information on the different neighborhoods.

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Highlights of the Washington D.C. Marriott Marquis


Dan Nadeau, general manager of the Marriott Marquis in Washington D.C. visits the show to talk with Paul and Elizabeth about everything the hotel has to offer. Located next to the D.C. convention center, the hotel is a large hub for travelers, tourists, politicians, and other D.C professionals. Dan, Paul, and Elizabeth also talk about visiting D.C. from seeing the historical monuments, to the number of free attractions, perfect for family vacations. The hotel also honors military moms every year the day before Mother’s Day.

Paul and Elizabeth also discuss Paul’s recent trip to Denver, the new light rail from the airport to downtown, the art scene, the microbrewing community, the Art Hotel, and more.

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Learn About North America’s First Floating Brewery

John Carpenter visits the show to talk about the world of brewing. The Red Frog Pub aboard the Carnival Vista is the first floating brewery in North America, brewing its beer on board the ship. It partners with Miami’s Concrete Beach Brewery to create unique beers for its guests. John talks about the on-board pub as well as beer brewing around the world, including history, types of beer, and even health benefits.

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Janice Wald Henderson on River Cruises and More

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Janice Wald Henderson visits the show once again to talk to Paul and Elizabeth about her recent experiences with Travel Corporation, river cruises, and more. Starting on a French river cruise on the SS Katherine, Jannice shares what makes these cruises from Uniworld unique. From their boutique hotel feel, to the luxurious safari themed bar by the on-board pool, amenities are everywhere, including the suites. Janice goes on to share insights, stories and more with Paul and Elizabeth.