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Margie Goldsmith’s Amazing Adventures In The Andes

Today’s episode comes straight from the NYT Travel Show with regular OnTravel correspondent Margie Goldsmith. This time Margie shares stories from a wide variety of exciting trips. From one of her first trips as a freelance travel writer in the Cloud Forrest in Peru, to desert vacations, and road trips on motorcycles. 

In the episode below you’ll hear firsthand about Margie’s incredible excursions including her recent motorcycle trip from San Francisco, through Yosemite, which ended in Reno. She also talks with Paul and Elizabeth about inspirations from the NYT Travel show and much more. Listen to the full episode below, and be sure to follow Margie on Instagram to see where her next adventure takes her.  



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Nearly 113 Years of History at the Harley-Davidson Museum

Kristen Jones, a curator at the Harley-Davidson Museum, visits the show to talk to Elizabeth and Paul about one of America’s most iconic brands. In addition to being iconic, this brand has seen a lot over its near 113 years. The museum features 150,000 photographic materials, 5,000 small artifacts, and more than 500 vehicles (including Serial Number 1), allowing visitors to explore major milestones since the company opened in 1903. Kristen shares some of her favorite stories, Harley-Davidson history, and more. Interested in more? Listen to the episode below or visit the museum’s website.

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Sneak Peak at the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

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Nathan Kokes from Toyota visits the show to talk about the new Toyota Prius Prime. The newly designed plug in version of the well-known Prius now has its own unique look (as well as a new aerodynamic design), differentiating itself from other Prius as well as other plug-ins on the road. It has new features, better engineering, exceptional ergonomics, and is an easy and intuitive car—on top of its plug in technology.

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James DeRuvo Tackles The Apple Watch

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James DeRuvo visits the show close to the Apple product announcement to share his frank and expert advice and tech knowledge. With the launch of the new Apple watch, Apple TV, and Macbook, James shares why the Apple watch is the newest exciting thing in tech and gives honest and useful tips and tricks.

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Mikkel Aaland Shares Professional Digital Photography Tips for iPhones

mikkelaalandphoto_smallAt the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference, Mikkel Aaland visits to share expert photography tips on iPhone photography from an address he gave last year. As a photographer with decades of experience, Mikkel shares his views on what photography gear he travels with, the quality and versatility of what you need, and the tools and skills required for the best photographs. This year’s conference is August 11-14, 2016 – Corte Madera, CA

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Sean O’Meara Talks About The Perfect Travel Pillow

BullRestTravelers are familiar with the array of neck pillows available, but the BullRest Travel Pillow is a new offering we’re big fans of. Sean O’Meara created as a more comfortable, smaller, and better pillow for travelers. About the size of ski goggles, and ergonomically designed, these pillows provide better alignment and easily fit inside a carry-on bag. Sean also shares some of his favorite travel items.

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Tech Guru James DeRuvo Talks Cars and Security

winningappleconceptcar1-800x450James DeRuvo returns to talk smart cars with Apple’s new Apple Car operating system, a smaller iPhone, and being smart and secure on Social Media, especially while traveling.

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Jim Markel Makes The World’s Best UnWheeled Luggage And Travels Responsibly

Jim-MarkelFormer US Marine rigger, Jim Markel, builds Red Oxx Luggage in a workshop in Billings, Montana. Backed by a simple ironclad guarantee, and built to the best specifications, we’ve traveled with it for years and speak from experience. Jim joins us here to talk about the quality that makes his luggage special but also his attitudes about travel. Wherever he goes in the world he works to make a difference whether in bettering the life of residents of villages in Guatemala through jobs or distributing mosquito netting to children to combat malaria in Africa. Along with his humanitarian efforts he discusses with Paul some recent fishing adventures in Africa.

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NAMM Show In Anaheim Is A Huge Celebration Of What’s New In Music

podsquare_L(ARCHIVED) The year begins with the National Association of Music Merchants holding a giant show in Anaheim California to showcase the best and newest products that everyone will see in the coming year when it comes to music, music production and new ideas. While closed to the public it represents one of the must visit events in the music industry. Elizabeth and Paul visited to see what the world of music and audio production holds and came away with an inside look at the future for audio and video. From interfaces that will allow almost instant on-location blogs and podcasts to electronics that allow streaming with undreamed of ease the show is a glimpse into audio and video recording that will enable amateurs to make professional quality product on affordable budgets.

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James DeRuvo Has Great Suggestions for Tech This Christmas And Visiting Disney

James DeRuvo chats with Paul about celebrating a Disney Holiday! From Halloween to New Year’s, Disney has the ideal family entertainment to put you into the spirit!