Chris Thompson, CEO of Brand USA joins Paul to talk about one of the great success stories in travel. Brand USA is charged with boosting travel to the US, a major way to increase travel spending, create jobs and boost our economy. It’s been a huge job beginning with making it easier for visitors to obtain […]
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Christian Gunning with Boingo Wireless checks in with Paul and Elizabeth to talk about recent updates to the world of wireless and wifi connectivity on the Road. Boingo is progressing with a plan to increase wireless service on military basis and there are a lot of airports signing with Boingo around the world. Christian also talks […]
The Complete Works Festival in Portland, OR, marks the first time the entire Shakespeare canon has been produced over such a brief period, or as a collaboration between so many independent companies. Most major American cities have only a single Shakespearean theater company. The Festival will span a two-year period, launching April 23, 2014 on Shakespeare’s 450th birthday – and running until April […]
Christian Gunning joins Paul to talk about the growth of Boingo, it’s expanding program in airports and also on military bases. Christian talks about the efforts Boingo is making to create more secure wifi hotspots and the growing use of encryption and also virtual private networks.
Kev Reynolds talks with Paul about the realities of Trekking In the Himalaya which happens to the be title of his book by Cicerone. Kev is an experienced trekker who has spent years in the wild spaces of high mountains and speaks form experience. He talks about how to prepare for treks and some of the […]
Paul and Elizabeth chat with Daniel Sieberg, a Google technologist about how Google maps the world. It’s a glimpse into how technology has changed the way we view the world and how we travel. Can you carry a 40 pound backpack camera? Google just gave maps a big upgrade and we’ll follow up on a future […]
Paul and Elizabeth interview experts at the Monterey Bay Aquarium with Seafood Watch an organization dedicated to making us all aware of the possible death of the world’s oceans unless we stop stripping the seas of every edible fish.
Hilary Bradt joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about her 40 year career in publishing some of the best travel guide books in the world, The Bradt Guides. It all started with a trip to Peru and her curiosity. She wondered what was down a path leading from Machu Picchu. This year check out a special […]
Paul and Jennifer talk travel. As Jennifer is into her second year as one of our correspondents we thought it only fitting to let you in on why she is such a valuable contributor to Traveling. Johnny Jet introduced us and since then we’ve benefited by Jennifer’s great expertise and also her understanding of the […]
Audrey & Frank Peterman have toured some 170 units of the National Park System and scores of Forests and Wildlife Refuges in lives dedicated to showing how the National Parks in the U.S. have impacted and continue to influence lives for good. Here she and our parks correspondent John Poimiroo talk with Paul about the value […]