A new anthology of short stories from LaFonterra Publishing makes for great reading especially on trips. Mike Harris, the publisher and frequent guests tells how the book came about and some of the stories of the old West. Check out Old West New West for other books and information on Western attractions and lore.
Doug Lansky, who last joined us to talk about Signspotting, his art collection of signs from around the world. Now he has come up with a book that promises to be a real hit Crap Souvenirs. He chats with us about how his book came about and we all share stories of likely candidates for [...]
Los Angeles Times writer Christopher Reynolds chats with Paul about his new Ebook So Cal Close Ups. It’s a collection based on articles that he did for the paper over a period of many months. Not only are there tips for planning a vacation but insights into Southern California that simply aren’t in other guides.
Paul and Elizabeth chat with Candy Harrington about her new book, Twenty Two Accessible Road Trips. Candy is an authority in the field of travel for the physically challenged and here she discusses that today there really shouldn’t be barriers to travel for anyone. They also discuss international travel and even travel by cruise ship [...]
Europe on 5 Wrong Turns A Day by Doug Mack is a delightful book about travel old and new. Doug Mack chats with Paul and Elizabeth about how the book came about and why it has touched a chord with so many. Doug shares anecdotes from his travels and tells how his classic guide book led [...]
Award-winning journalist and film-maker Michael Wigge traveled 25,000 miles from Europe to Antarctica. Not that hard, isn’t it? But: he did it without even one penny in his pocket! And on the way, Wigge filmed himself and the numerous people he met on his journey. His book How To Travel The World For Free and the [...]
Leon Logothetis has written a compelling book Amazing Adventures of a Nobody. As he describes his journeys that he chronicles in the book to Paul it becomes clear that he is a traveler bent on connecting with people in the most basic and kind ways. He depends on the kindness of strangers for the success [...]
Ever wonder how celebrities travel and what they think about traveling? This new book from Andrew McCarthy and Don George lets you into the world of celebrity in a way few books can. As an actor and director as well as accomplished travel journalist Andrew was able to open doors to Alec Baldwin, Brook Shields [...]
Jane Wooldridge, joins Paul and Elizabeth to discuss the book she co-authored with Larry Bleiberg on affordable places to vacation in North America. There are some surprises as Jane describes how she and Larry drew on their expertise as travel editors and the recommendations of knowledgeable friends to find the 100 Best Affordable Vacations. It’s [...]
Author Eugene Linden talks with Paul about a book he spent ten years writing and where he describes the experience of a travel odyssey spanning decades. He brings to life experiences in unspoiled jungles and places where encroaching civilizations have altered forever the natural landscape. He also discussed the impacts on native peoples that contact [...]