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Janice Wald Henderson Talks About Virtuoso Travel Advisors

Janice Wald Henderson joins Paul to talk about her annual journey to Virtuoso Week, the annual conference where the world’s luxury travel advisors meet to shape our view of luxury travel. Janice and Paul point out that luxury travel doesn’t have to be super expensive. However, while costing more than mass market vacations, a luxury experience can offer more in building memories and experiences for a lifetime.

Janice notes that Virtuoso Members are carefully vetted not only for experience but reputation, giving the association real integrity in a competitive world of travel. She also discusses the role of an advisor rather than just someone selling travel.



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Max Hartshorne Of GoNomad Reveals The Joys of Canada’s Gaspe

Max Hartshorne joins Paul to talk about the joys of travel to Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula, which is about as far east as you can go and still be on the mainland. The Gaspe combines French and English culture, great food, and enough scenery for a year of travel. Read all about Max’s journey here.

 

 

 



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Greg Geronemus Talks About Getting The Best Deal On Your Next Tour

Greg Geronemus co-founder of Smartours  joins Paul to discuss travel costs and how to control them. Greg brings his expertise as a successful tour operator to the subject and helps to dispel myths about tours and touring. This time they discuss Cuba, Europe and Asia and why each offers unique opportunities for touring.

 



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Gary Arndt Chases Storms And The Eclipse

Global Correspondent, Gary Arndt joins Paul to talk about his latest adventure  which combined storm chasing with eclipse watching. Of course joining a storm watcher tour requires clouds and watching the eclipse requires clear skies. So that means a lot of driving. Gary describes the advantages of having a van and a driver who knew the territory along the path of totality.  

You can check out some marvelous images Gary has taken on his travels at his Instagram account here.

 

 

 



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Jennifer Dombrowski Visits Toulouse For A World Of Wine And Airbus

Our correspondent, Jennifer Dombrowski lives in Bordeaux and brings France, and her global travels with husband Tim, to Traveling. Jennifer joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss her recent trip to Toulouse, France, where she discovered an amazing world of wine that serves as an educational resource.

Jennifer also reveals a passion for airplanes and discusses the tour she took of the huge Airbus plant where the mammoth 380s are built. 

 



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Margie Goldsmith Makes An Ugly Stick In Newfoundland

Margie Goldsmith travels the world as a correspondent with Traveling and when she manages to find good wifi we talk on Skype. Besides finding time to make an ugly stick or perhaps play the harmonica in Africa she really does travel the world whether on the back of a BMW GS 1200 or finding her way along a jungle path. In this episode she talks about hiking in Gros Morne National Park in Canada and visiting Newfoundland in the Canadian Maritime provinces.

As a Lowell Thomas Travel Award receipient, Margie has been to 134 countries and written about them for: Travel + Leisure, Robb Report, National Geographic Traveler, Islands, Coastal Living, Virtuoso Life, Business Jet Traveler, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Affluent Traveler, O the Oprah Magazine, American Way, Hemispheres,  Private Clubs, etc.

Jennifer has also managed to win a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Gold, ASJA Gold Award, four Folio Awards and 66 other writing awards. Fellow Resident, the Explorer’s Club, Travelers’ Century.

 



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Sydney Cup Brings American College Football To Australia

Colin Roberts Scotts joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about the Sydney Cup.  Colin was the second Australian, after Colin Ridgeway, to play in the NFL, and he joins Paul and Elizabeth to both talk about the first official NCAA college football game to be played in Sydney August 27. The game pits Stanford University against Rice University.

Colin also reminisces about some of their favorite things to see and do in Sydney, such as visiting the Taronga Park Zoo, taking a boat for great seafood at Doyles on the Beach, and having pie and peas at Harry’s Cafe de Wheels. Join them for a fun, free-wheeiling discussion about Australian sports, food, and fun.

 



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Collette Tours Celebrates A Century Of Travel Success

Dan Sullivan, Jr joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the remarkable history of Collette Tours, founded a century ago as a tour company specializing in discovering America. The chat about how the tour and travel industry has changed and evolved and how guided vacations are more popular than ever. He also talks about the benefits of a guided vacation to America’s National Parks. They also explore how the company has evolved to offering guided vacations around the world. 

 

 



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Gary Arndt Visits Sable Island Canada A Jewel of Parks Canada

Sable Island National Park Reserve is a windswept sliver of land off Nova Scotia’s coast, where horses and seals have called it home since the late 1800s.

Everything-everywhere’s Gary Arndt, Traveling’s global travel correspondent joins Paul and Elizabeth to reveal his sojourn in this little-visited place. As 3x Travel Photographer of the year, Gary shares photography tips, explaining that what great photographers of yesterday used to do in darkrooms, and how photographers can apply those workflows today in the digital realm.



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Commodore Everette Hoard Shares His Love Of The Queen Mary

Commodore Everette Hoard talks about the history and maritime achievements of The RMS Queen Mary, one the greatest liners to ever sail the seas.

Now docked permanently in Long Beach, California, the ship is now a hotel and tourist attraction, but it still remains the last remaining example of the golden age of the great liners.